Department chair: Kerry Bostwick | Contact info
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    Kerry  Bostwick

    Professor of Education

    Ph.D., educational psychology, curriculum, and instruction, The Union Institute; M.Ed., curriculum and instruction, National-Louis University; B.G.S., elementary education, University of Iowa Professor. Bostwick taught elementary school classes for nine years and is the recipient of a National Council of Teachers of English grant for teacher research. Her research interests are: teachers as researchers, humanistic classroom environment, preservice teachers.

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    Jill Heinrich

    Professor of Education

    Ph.D., English education, University of Iowa; M.S. English education, Illinois State University; B.A., English Northern Illinois University. Professor Heinrich taught high school English for 12 years and has taught a variety of education, literature, and composition courses at the secondary through college level. Her research interests are masculinity studies, religious literacy, separation of church and state in the realm of public education.

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    Kate  Kauper

    Associate Professor of Education

    Ph.D., Social studies education, University of Iowa; M.A. Curriculum and instruction, University of Colorado-Boulder; B.A., Anthropology, University of Colorado-Boulder. Professor Kauper taught middle and high school social studies for nine years, as well as courses in mythology, health education, and anthropology. Her research interests include the history of American education, curriculum theory, media literacy, civic education, social justice education.

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    Barbara Peterson

    Teacher Education Program Coordinator

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    Beth  Globokar

    Lead Supervisor

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