Faculty

Teaching Faculty

  • Rachel Ragland
    Associate Professor of Education
    Sabbatical Leave 2013-2014

    Areas of Study: Secondary Education

  • Shelley Sherman
    Associate Professor and Chair of Education

    Areas of Study: Elementary Education and Educational Studies

  • Desmond Odugu
    Assistant Professor of Education

    Areas of Study: International and Comparative Education

  • Clare Donovan-Scane
    Lecturer in Education

    Areas of study:

  • Alan Wahlert
    Lecturer in Education

    Area of Study: Secondary Social Studies

  • Denise Bass
    Lecturer in Education

    Areas of study: Elementary and Mathematics Education

  • Debra Fitzsimmons
    Lecturer in Education

    Areas of Study: K – 12 Art Education

  • Judy Lafferty
    Lecturer in Education

    Areas of study: Elementary and Middle School Education

  • Marilynn Menuey
    Lecturer in Education

    Areas of Study: Special Education

  • George Pryjma
    Lecturer in Education

    Areas of study: Math Education

  • Elizabeth Perez Robertson
    Lecturer in Education

    Area of Study: K - 12 Modern Language Education

  • Anne Grall Reichel
    Lecturer in Education

    Area of Study: Elementary Education

  • Sarah Rutter
    Lecturer in Education

    Areas of Study: Secondary and English Education

  • Jeanne Schellin
    Lecturer in Education

    Areas of Study: Secondary and English Education

  • James Sullivan
    Lecturer in Education

    Areas of Study: Secondary Science Education

 

Associated Faculty

  • Louis G. Lombardi
    Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Director of the Ethics Center

    Areas of Study:  ethics, political philosophy, Greek thought

  • Dawn Abt-Perkins
    Director of Writing Programs and Professor of Education

    Areas of Study: secondary and multicultural education

  • Holly Swyers
    Associate Professor of Anthropology, Chair of Urban Studies

    Areas of Study: U.S. culture, 20th-21st century education, sports, community development and maintenance

  • Catherine Sardo Weidner
    Senior Lecturer in History

    Areas of Study: American history

Education Advisory Council

The Education Advisory Council is an appointed committee consisting of faculty from all divisions of the college, local teachers representing school partners, alumni, and current education majors elected by their peers. The Council designs and implements a course of study consistent with expectations of the department.

Education Advisory Council 2012-2013

On-Campus Faculty

Lois Barr, Spanish, x5276
Kathryn Dohrmann, Psychology, x5245
Scott Edgar, Music, x5022
Karen Kirk , Biology, x6044
Jake Lundberg, History, x5133
Josh Corey (fall), Dustin Mengelkoch (spring), English, x5275
Desmond Odugu, Education, x6201
Rachel Ragland, Education, x5198,
Eli Robb (fall), Tracy Taylor (spring) Art, x5184
Shelley Sherman, Education, Chair, x5172
Jill Van Newenhizen, Mathematics, x5157

Student Members

Kaitlin Macanowicz, ’14
Sarah Magsino, ’14
Ryan Stivers, ’14
Tara Viehweg, ’14

Local Teachers/ Alumni

Kathy Babcock ’85, Waukegan High School, Waukegan, IL
Joe Brysiewicz ’01, Highland Park High School, Highland Park, IL 
Nicole Hain ’01, Woodlawn Middle School, Long Grove, IL
Denise Kenigsberg-Bass ’98, Highland Park, IL
Erika Koesling ’05, Lake Forest High School, Lake Forest, IL
Melissa Lehman ’05, Shabonee School, Northbrook, IL
Elizabeth Leonard-Waller ’03, Highland Park HS, Highland Park, IL
Frank McCormick ’10, Waukegan High School, Waukegan, IL
Jen Sagat ’04, Sherwood School, Highland Park, IL
Carolyn Scaccia, Lake Forest, IL

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