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Department of Education Faculty

Dean Palmer

Barbara Martin Palmer
Dean, Professor of Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland; M.Ed., Hood College; B.A., Frostburg College - Vita
Areas of Interest: Performance Assessment, Professional Development Schools, Comprehension Monitoring, Educational Reform

Carolyn Cook
Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Shippensburg University; B.A., Washington Bible College - Vita
Areas of Interest: Early Literacy, Reading Assessment, Children's Literature, Critical Pedagogy, Storytelling in the Classroom and with English Language Learners

Caroline Eick
Associate Professor of Education
Chair, Department of Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland; M.A., Loyola College of Maryland; B.Ed., McGill University - Vita
Areas of Interest: Processes of Integration in Secondary Education: Public and Catholic Schools (1954-present);Theory in Educational History; International Dimensions to Teacher Education; Multiracial/ Multilingual Students and Global Trends in Education, Catholic Schools in a Global Era, Use of "Language of Possibility" in Teacher-Student Interactions in Public and Catholic High Schools


Laura Corbin Frazier
Assistant Professor of Education

Ed.D. Towson University; M.Ed., Mount St. Mary's University; B.S., University of Delaware - Vita
Areas of Interest: Inquiry-based Instruction, Science Education, Instructional Technology; Online Learning, Electronic Portfolios

Stacey Brown-Hobbs
Assistant Professor of Education
Accreditation and PDS Coordinator

Ph.D., Notre Dame of Maryland University; M.A., Hood College; B.S., Mount St. Mary's University -Vita
Areas of Interest: Mathematics Education, School Administration, Professional Development, Reading Education

Barbara A. Marinak
Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland; M.Ed, Penn State University; B.A., Temple University - Vita
Areas of Interest: Reading Motivation, Reading Intervention, The Use of Informational Text, Professional Development

Elizabeth C. Monahan
Director, M.Ed. Programs and Center for Catholic School Excellence

M.S., The Johns Hopkins University; B.A., The College of Notre Dame of Maryland - Vita
Areas of Interest: Learning Disabilities, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Gifted Education, and Reading Education

Angela M. Mucci
Assistant Professor of Education

Ph.D., University of South Florida; M.A., University of South Florida; B.A., University of St. Francis - Vita
Areas of Interest: Disability and Theology; Inclusive Education in Catholic Schools, Teacher Education

Patrick Ryan
Assistant Professor of Education

Ph.D., University of Florida; M.A., University of Virginia; B.A., University of Pennsylvania - Vita
Areas of Interest: Mentoring and Guiding Prospective Teachers, Literacy and the Arts, Nineteenth Century American and British Literature, Educational Philosophy, Historical Foundations of American Education, Media Image of the Teacher in the Post-War United States

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