Meet the dedicated faculty and staff of the Rollins Department of Education.
Ed.D. Teachers College, Columbia University
Brandon's teaching areas include social foundations of education and multicultural education research methods. Her research analyzes the role of race, class, and gender in school success. Currently she is completing a manuscript entitled Teaching for Global Consciousness.
Ed.D. University of Cincinnati
Fadool's research interests include reading attitudes, writing workshop and technology in education.
B.S. SUNY Plattsburgh
M.S. Indiana University
Ed.D. Ball State Univeristy
Dr. Hewit teaches courses in instructional strategies, special needs, and curriculum. His research interests include candidate impact on P-12 student learning, public policy, and education in Rwanda.
B.A. University of Kansas
Master's Work at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. McLaughlin teaches courses in curriculum development and analysis, social foundations of education, and global perspectives of education. His scholarly interests include the education of Latino students, education in rural schools in Latin America, and the history of the education of immigrants in the U.S.A.
B.S. University of Florida
M.S. University of Florida
Ph.D. Emory University
Dr. Valiante teaches courses in educational psychology, educational statistics, motivation, and sport psychology. His research interests include academic motivation, student and teacher self-efficacy, standardized testing, and developmental psychology.
B.A. East China Normal University
M.A. East China Normal University
Ph.D. Louisana State University
Dr. Yu teaches foundations, math methods, and multicultural courses in education. Her major research interests include curriculum studies, classroom teaching and learning, phenomenology, narrative inquiry, and multicultural education.