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Kenneth Anderson, Ph.D.

Kenneth Alonzo Anderson, PhD
Associate Professor, Chair of the Department of Curriculum
and Instruction
ASA 203
202.806.7343
kenneth.anderson@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, North Carolina State University,
Curriculum and Instruction (2005)

Helen Bond, Ph.D.

Helen Bond, PhD
Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Coordinator of Elementary Education Program
ASA 206
202.806.5299
hbond@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Human Development (2001)

Research: Education in emergencies, international education and curriculum development, human rights and peace education, and the education of women and girls.

Wilma Bonner, Ph.D.

Wilma Bonner, EdD
Director of Teacher Education
ASA 200
202.865.0117
wilma.bonner@howard.edu
curriculum vita


EdD, George Washington University, Educational Administration and Curriculum Development (1980)

Research: Instructional supervision, principalship, urban school reform
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Gerunda Hughes, PhD
Professor of Secondary Education
Miner Building, Suite 111
202.865.0207
ghughes@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Howard University , Educational Psychology (1997)

Research: Mathematics Education

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Marilyn M. Irving, EdD
Professor of Elementary and Secondary Education
ASA 126
202.806.5051
mirving@howard.edu
curriculum vita

EdD, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, Higher Education Administration (1987)

Research: Elementary and Secondary Science Education

Wilfred Johnson, Ph.D.

James Jackson, PhD
Associate Professor of Special Education, Coordinator of the Special Education Program
ASA 200
202.806.6703
jt_jackson@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Special Education (1992)

Research: Identifying stress in children and youth and how it impacts education and behavior; classroom ecology and its effect on learning; using the arts as a teaching tool for students in both regular and special education classes; and effective strategies to promote inclusive education for students with special needs.

Vinetta C. Jones, Ph.D.

Kellee D. Jenkins, PhD
Assistant Professor of Literacy Education
ASA 206
202.806.7339
Kellee.Jenkins@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Literacy, Language, and Culture (2011)

Research: The integration of discipline specific literacy as a part of a comprehensive school reform; the Influence of teacher beliefs about literacy instructional practices in the disciplines; community development through the use of literacy-focused programming; teacher preparation programs; adolescent literacy

Vinetta C. Jones, Ph.D.

Vinetta C. Jones, PhD
Professor of Secondary Education, Coordinator of Secondary Education Program
ASA 202
202.806.5298
v_jones@howard.edu
vcjones729@aol.com
curriculum vita

PhD, University California—Berkeley, Human Development and Learning (1981)

Research: Professional Development for Teachers, Closing the Technology divide, Math and Science Education

Deena Khalil, Ph.D.

Deena Khalil, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
ASA 208
202.806.6501
Deena.Khalil@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Urban Systems:  Urban Education and Math Education (2012)

Research:   The challenges of recruiting, developing, and retaining highly effective teachers, particularly STEM teachers, who prefer to serve in either urban schools or in education systems with a predominantly marginalized student population.

Meredith Kier, Ph.D.

Meredith Kier , PhD
Assistant Professor of Science Education
ASA 208
202.806.5950
meredith.kier@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, North Carolina State University, Science Education (2013)

Research: Developing the STEM professional identity of underrepresented minority adolescents through STEM-focused classroom interventions; she hopes to encourage students to develop early goals in STEM education and realistically consider STEM careers.