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research committee

the research committee shall consist of the following members: (a) two representatives from each department of the college, both of whom are either tenured/tenure-track, or, members of the research faculty who have active, funded research, chosen by the faculty of the departments; and (b) dean or dean's designee, ex-officio.

the college research committee shall be responsible to the faculty of the college for:

  • recommending policies that encourage and support research;
  • recommending the designation, distribution, and disbursement of available funds to facilitate research in the coe;
  • generating, recommending, reviewing, and disseminating university and college policies affecting research to include: evalsuating proposals for coe research opportunities and faculty release opportunities, and recommending recipients for faculty research excellence awards;
  • advising the dean’s office regarding research issues, external funding opportunities, policies, and procedures related to and affecting research;
  • providing input and advice to administration regarding promotional materials and publicity of research activities; and
  • promoting awareness of coe faculty research.

2017–18 committee members:

dr. ezemenari obasi  (dean’s designee)
psychological health and learning sciences

dr. sascha hein
psychological health and learning sciences

dr. laura turchi
curriculum and instruction

dr. virginia snodgrass rangel
educational leadership and policy studies