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To learn more about our outstanding full-time, view faculty index by last name, department/school or research interest.

Faculty From Department of Teacher Education:
Name Title Phone(216)
Abate, Ronald Associate Professor 523-7116
* Banks, Tachelle Chair & Assoc Professor 687-4608
* Bennett, Clifford Professor 523-7105
Buckley, Mary Frances (Molly) Assistant Professor
Adolescent/Young Adult English Education
Chan, Paula Assistant Professor 687-4600
Dieterich, Cynthia Assistant Professor Practice 687-5571
* Ferguson, Robert Associate Professor 687-5240
* Goodell, Joanne Professor 687-5426
Hamsher, Sarah Assistant Professor - Visiting
* Huang, Grace Associate Professor 523-7118
* Jackson, Debbie (Dr. Jackson) Associate Professor 687-3753
Kilbane, James (Jim) Assistant Prof-Clincl STEM Edu 523-7136
Long, Patricia (Trisha Long) Associate Professor
Literature & Language Arts Studies in Education
* Menendez, Anthony (Anthony L. Menendez) Associate Professor
Faculty Advisor Student CEC Chapter 863
* Moore, James Associate Professor 687-4606
O'Hara, Kathleen Assistant Professor - Visiting 687-2496
Poluga, Judith (Judi Poluga) Term Faculty
Assistant Professor - Visiting
* Pourdavood, Roland (Professor Roland G. Pourdavood) Professor
Full Professor
Price, Anne Cln Assoc Prof & Director OFS 802-3043
Purcell, Terri Associate Professor 875-9705
* Wachira, Patrick Associate Professor 687-3747
* Wheatley, Karl Associate Professor
Coordinator of Early Childhood Teacher Education
* Yurick, Amanda Associate Professor
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

* Graduate Faculty
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