Research

Through our individual research efforts, we are able to transform knowledge, methodology, theories, and practice in ways that truly shape our professions and make a difference in the lives of real people. Because we want to have an impact, research must be translated so it can influence policy, dismantle harmful systems, and positively affect the daily lives of individuals and communities. Divided by academic department, below we offer a sampling of our faculty EDJI-related research areas.

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Department of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

  • Myles Faith.
    Myles S. Faith
    PhD, Hofstra University

    d88尊龙|首页420 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1124

    mfaith@buffalo.edu

    Chair
    Professor
    Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Studies the use of telehealth and other strategies to treat youth with obesity who live in rural communities where access to healthcare is limited.

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    AssistantProfessor
    Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Examines individual and systems-level interventions to support the positive behavioral and academic development of African American students.

  • Sunha Kim.
    Sunha Kim
    PhD, Virginia Tech

    423 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-1127

    sunhakim@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Studies race, gender, and immigrant status in information communication technologies as well as cultural diversity and its implications in online networked learning spaces; investigating gender and racial/ethnic inequality in educational opportunities/resources and student experiences/outcomes in STEM fields.

    d88尊龙|首页423 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1127

    sunhakim@buffalo.edu

  • Scott T. Meier.
    Scott T. Meier
    PhD, Southern Illinois University

    417 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1121

    stmeier@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Researches implicit bias of teachers’ rating of social, emotional, and behavioral concerns with students of color on a comprehensive measure of problem behaviors and adaptive skills.

  • Amy Reynolds.
    Amy L. Reynolds
    PhD, Ohio State University

    409 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1112

    alr24@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Director of Training
    Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics:d88尊龙|首页 Focuses on expanding the multicultural knowledge base through scholarship on race, racial identity, and racism-related stress, queer and trans identity, acculturation, and other multicultural issues; exploring training and curricular applications in counseling psychology, and increasing understanding of multicultural change efforts in higher education.

    d88尊龙|首页409 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-1112

    alr24@buffalo.edu

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy

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    Gwendolyn Baxley
    PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    468 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-2471

    gsbaxley@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Explores educational spaces in which Black youth and families survive, thrive and navigate and the role of race and Anti-Blackness within these contexts.

  • Nathan J. Daun-Barnett.
    Nathan J. Daun-Barnett
    PhD, University of Michigan

    468 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1096

    nbarnett@buffalo.edu

    Chair
    Associate Professor
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Focuses on understanding the barriers that prevent many low income, first-generation, and under-represented minority students from attending postsecondary education or successfully completing degrees and the policies and practices intended to level the playing field.

  • Seong Won Han.
    Seong Won Han
    PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Ewha Womans University

    d88尊龙|首页431 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1080

    seongwon@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics:d88尊龙|首页 Focuses on cross-national comparisons of educational policy and educational inequalities, including gender and socioeconomic inequality in student achievement and career expectations; she also focuses on the mechanisms, including state policy, through which low-income and historically underrepresented, minoritized youth in the United States are denied access to opportunities for high-level STEM courses in high school, associated capitals, resultant college entrance patterns and STEM majors.

  • Megan Holland.
    Megan M. Holland
    PhD, Harvard University

    477 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1095

    mmhollan@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Studies racial, gender and class inequalities in schools and the impact on students’ social and academic experiences, particularly during the postsecondary transition.

  • Aliza Husain.
    Aliza N. Husain
    PhD, University of Virginia

    d88尊龙|首页467 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2471

    alizahus@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Helps school leaders use data-driven decision-making to uncover and address inequities in student outcomes and experiences at their schools.

  • Stephen L. Jacobson.
    Stephen L. Jacobson
    PhD, Cornell University

    d88尊龙|首页486 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-1101

    eoakiml@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics:d88尊龙|首页 Looks at Leadership for Social Justice in High Needs Schools in several different national contexts.

  • Namsook Kim.
    Namsook Kim
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    475 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1094

    nkim3@buffalo.edu

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics:d88尊龙|首页 Focuses on inclusive educational environments and practices that foster engagement and success of culturally diverse students, in particular, international and immigrant students.

  • Melinda Lemke.
    Melinda Lemke
    PhD, University of Texas at Austin

    470 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1090

    malemke@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Researches the politics of education, normative culture, and how policy, organizations, and actors address equity concerns, in particular neoliberal reform, international displacement, and gender violence, affecting youth health and secondary schooling experience within U.S. urban spaces.

  • Raechele L. Pope.
    Raechele L. Pope
    EdD, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

    d88尊龙|首页482 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1098

    rlpope@buffalo.edu

    Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer
    Graduate School of Education
    Associate Professor
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Intersectional examination of race, racism, anti-Blackness and inequality in higher education; Examines the components of a multicultural environments and the necessary, concrete strategies, competencies, evaluation, and practices to create and maintain such campus environments.

    d88尊龙|首页482 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-1098

    rlpope@buffalo.edu

  • Margaret Sallee.
    Margaret Sallee
    PhD, University of Southern California

    473 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-1091

    mwsallee@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Program Coordinator, Higher Education
    Educational Leadership and Policy
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Studies how gender norms shape higher education institutions and the experiences of university faculty, staff, and students

Department of Information Science

Department of Learning and Instruction

  • Samuel J. Abramovich.
    Samuel J. Abramovich
    PhD, University of Pittsburgh

    511 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-3174

    samuelab@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education
    Associate Professor
    Information Science
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Focuses on how Open Education Resources (OER), which are copyright-free educational materials, can support the educational goals of underserved populations.

  • David Bruce.

    505 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-2455

    dlbruce@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics:d88尊龙|首页 Focuses on equity, particularly with new media and multimodal literacies in classrooms, primarily in rural settings.

  • Yunjeong Chang.
    Yunjeong Chang
    PhD, University of Georgia

    505 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2455

    ychang28@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Focuses on designing online, hybrid and in-person learning environments with inclusive pedagogy to engage cognitively and culturally diverse learners in multi-disciplinary contexts.

  • Julie Gorlewski.
    Julie Gorlewski
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    d88尊龙|首页505 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2455

    jgorlews@buffalo.edu

    Chair
    Associate Professor
    Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Investigates how educational policies and practices contribute to unequal opportunities and works with teachers and learners to create systems that are just and culturally sustaining.

  • Tiffany Karalis Noel.
    Tiffany Karalis Noel
    PhD, Purdue University

    d88尊龙|首页505 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2455

    tbkarali@buffalo.edu

    Director of Doctoral Studies
    Graduate School of Education
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics:d88尊龙|首页 Mentoring experiences of minoritized individuals in higher education spaces.

  • Mary McVee.
    Mary McVee
    PhD, Michigan State University

    d88尊龙|首页581 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2458

    mcvee@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education
    Director
    Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics:d88尊龙|首页 How narrative, dialogue, and multimodality assist teachers exploring positions and beliefs regarding race, culture, class, gender and sexual identity and how narrative and multimodal texts produced by teachers or media position race and culture; investigates how engineering and disciplinary literacies provide equitable opportunities for elementary students who are English learners or students typically under-represented in engineering disciplines.

    581 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-2458

    mcvee@buffalo.edu

  • Ryan Rish.
    Ryan M. Rish
    PhD, Ohio State University

    d88尊龙|首页505 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-4000

    ryanrish@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Studies the literacy practices and identities of adolescents in classrooms and communities with a concern for culture, equity, and justice.

  • Sarah Robert.
    Sarah A. Robert
    PhD, City University of Wisonsin-Madison

    d88尊龙|首页514 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-4046

    sarah@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Director, Social Studies Education Program
    Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics: Critiques the relationship between policy, politics, and gender as an intersectional system of oppression in three areas: teachers’ work (secondary teachers); curriculum (social studies textbooks); and school food and gardens.

  • Amanda Winkelsas.
    Amanda Winkelsas
    PhD, City University of New York

    505 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2455

    awinkels@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Dean for Outreach and Community Engagement
    Graduate School of Education
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education
    Director
    Teacher Residency Program
    Graduate School of Education

    Related Research Topics:d88尊龙|首页 Focuses on cultivating diversity in the teaching profession through innovative, community-centered models of teacher education and preparing teachers to work with students in historically under-served schools.

    d88尊龙|首页505 Baldy Hall

    d88尊龙|首页Phone: (716) 645-2455

    awinkels@buffalo.edu