Melissa “Mel” Collier-Meek, Affiliate Professor of College Psychology, joins TC after serving eight-plus years on the college of the School of Schooling & Human Improvement on the College of Massachusetts, Boston.
Collier-Meek is co-founder and co-director of Maintain Collaborative, which pulls on greatest practices and utilized analysis to advance Okay-12 studying in partnerships with educators, colleges, districts and neighborhood stakeholders. Her work with SC will proceed in New York Metropolis.
Collier-Meek is a licensed psychologist and board-certified behavioral analyst. She is presently co-PI on an Institute of Schooling grant, “Venture PRIME2: Planning Life like Intervention implementation and Upkeep by Educators,” a 5 12 months efficacy trial to judge assist for elementary lecturers’ implementation of function-based interventions.
Bettina Love, the William F. Russell Professor within the Foundations of Schooling, joins the Curriculum & Educating program after serving because the School’s Tisch Fellow final spring and the keynote speaker at TC’s Reimagining Schooling Summer season Institute.
An advocate for disrupting schooling reform and strengthening public schooling, Love is the co-founder of the Abolitionist Educating Community, and creator of the acclaimed hip-hop civics curriculum, “Get Free.”
She is the creator of We Need to Do Extra Than Survive: Abolitionist Educating and the Pursuit of Instructional Freedom and Hip Hop’s Li’l Sistas Communicate: Negotiating Hip Hop Identities and Politics within the New South.
Na Lor, Assistant Professor of Schooling Coverage & Social Evaluation, joins TC’s Sociology and Schooling program following her doctoral work on the College of Wisconsin-Madison.
Lor’s fields of analysis embrace combined strategies, quantitative strategies, qualitative strategies, cultural historic exercise idea and academic inequity.
The Lecturers School Report in 2020 revealed Lor’s co-authored, peer-reviewed article: “The Highway to Turning into a Scientist: A Blended Strategies Investigation of Helps and Obstacles Skilled by First-year Group School College students.”
Patrick Schmidt, Professor of Music & Music Schooling, has revealed extensively within the areas of vital pedagogy, city music schooling and coverage research. He joins the School from the College of Western Ontario, the place he served as chair from 2015 to 2020.
A docent at Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy, Schmidt has led a number of consulting and evaluative initiatives together with current work for the Nationwide Younger Arts Basis, the New World Symphony, and the Ministry of Tradition and Schooling in Chile. He additionally maintains shut ties to organizations and initiatives in his native Brazil.
Schmidt co-edited the Oxford Handbook of Music Schooling and Social Justice (2015), a two-volume guide on Management in Increased Music Schooling (2020) and the 2021 Routledge Handbook for the Sociology of Music Schooling. His books Coverage and the Political Lifetime of Music Schooling and Coverage as Observe: A Information for Music Educators have been launched by Oxford in 2017 and 2020, respectively.
Youmi Suk, Assistant Professor of Utilized Statistics, involves TC from the College of Knowledge Science on the College of Virginia.
Her fields of analysis embrace sturdy machine studying for causal inference in multilevel information, optimum remedy regimes in schooling for data-driven, personalised studying, evaluating testing lodging with quasi-experimental units and course of information, and evaluating algorithmic equity in schooling.
Suk is the co-author of over a dozen educational papers and a 2022 recipient of an Early Profession Scholar grant from the American Instructional Analysis Affiliation and Nationwide Science Basis. She additionally lately obtained a grant from the Nationwide Science Basis on designing truthful, machine studying algorithms to enhance STEM schooling.
Tran Nguyen Templeton (Ed.D. ’18, Curriculum & Educating), Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Schooling, explores how childhoods are impacted by bigger social practices by way of the methods younger youngsters current, negotiate and configure their identities by way of pictures.
She has served as an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Early Childhood program on the College of North Texas since leaving TC in 2018.
Foregrounding the popularity of youngsters’s views, geographies, and networked relations, Templeton threads her analysis into classroom educating by critically reframing early childhood pedagogy and analysis.
Her work has appeared in Kids’s Geographies, Harvard Instructional Assessment, Language Arts, City Schooling and Financial institution Avenue Occasional Papers.
Erik Voss, Assistant Professor of Utilized Linguistics and TESOL, has served this system as a lecturer since 2019. Specializing in language evaluation and know-how, Voss is the creator of a forthcoming guide chapter, Argument-Primarily based Validation within the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Voss got here to TC from Northeastern College, his first educating put up after incomes a Ph.D. in Utilized Linguistics & Expertise from Iowa State College. Voss additionally has a level in educating Swedish as a second language from Uppsala College in Uppsala, Sweden.
Renzhe Yu, Assistant Professor of Studying Analytics, makes a speciality of academic information science and computational social science. His analysis leverages novel types of “massive information” and information science methods to know and assist academic and social fairness, and investigates the equity and ethics of those analytical processes. His empirical work is usually located in low-resourced postsecondary contexts, corresponding to minority-serving and broad-access establishments.
Yu joins TC from the College of California, Irvine, the place he accomplished his doctorate earlier this 12 months and performed analysis on understanding temporal tendencies and inequalities in school college students’ on-line studying and life expertise by mining large-scale, real-time behavioral hint and textual content information.
Yu has obtained Knowledge Science for Social Good fellowships from each the Alan Turing Institute and IBM Analysis, and greatest paper awards or nominations at worldwide conferences on Instructional Knowledge Mining, Instructional Knowledge Science, and Studying at Scale. Most lately, he was named David P. Gardner Fellow at UC Berkeley and Public Influence Fellow at UC Irvine.