New Faculty Brown Bag Lunchtime Talks

Event Type: Meeting

The Bureau of Educational Research is organizing two brown bag lunch events to introduce some of the faculty who have joined our College this year, and give everyone the opportunity to hear about their current and planned research, followed by a panel discussion on challenges and best practices for research in the College of Education.

Please join us on Friday, April 26 and Monday, April 29 from 12–1 p.m. in Room 22 of the Education Building to hear more from some our new faculty members.

Tentative Speakers Include:

Friday, April 26:

Nathan Castillo – Assistant Professor, Education Policy, Organization & Leadership; Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Development, University of Pennsylvania, 2017.

Catherine Dornfeld Tissenbaum– Lecturer, Curriculum & Instruction; Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2018.

Gabriella Ge Jiang – Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology; Ph.D. in Quantitative Psychology, University of Notre Dame, 2018.

Rebecca Hinze-Pifer – Assistant Professor, Education Policy, Organization & Leadership; Ph.D. in Public Policy, University of Chicago, 2017.

Idalia Nunez Cortez – Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction; Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction: Bilingual-Bicultural Education, University of Texas at Austin, 2018.

Yan Xia – Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology; Ph.D. in Measurement & Statistics, Florida State University, 2016.

Monday, April 29:

Nigel Bosch - Assistant Professor in the School of Information Sciences with a joint appointment in the Department of Educational Psychology, faculty affiliate at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and a faculty affiliate in Illinois Informatics; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2017.

Cynthia D’Angelo – Assistant Professor, joint appointment in Educational Psychology and Curriculum & Instruction; Ph.D. in Science Education, Arizona State University, 2010

Rodney Hopson – Professor, Educational Psychology, Senior Fellow & Associate Director, Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment, College of Education; Ph.D. in Educational Evaluation (with concentrations in Anthropology, and Education Policy, and Sociolinguistics); University of Virginia, 1997.

Justin Kern – Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology; Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017.

Mike Tissenbaum – Assistant Professor, joint appointment in Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Psychology; Ph.D. in Educational Technologies, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, 2014.

Contact: Jody Vaughn333-0817
jevaughn@illinois.edu