Three education scholars are joining the faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Education for the 2020-21 academic year, reflecting the GSE’s investment in new strategic initiatives to tackle grand challenges in education.
“I am extremely excited to welcome these scholars to our faculty,” said Dan Schwartz, the I. James Quillen Dean and Nomellini & Olivier Professor of Educational Technology. “Their scholarship and classroom expertise are key to our work to transform learning, provide effective and equitable education to all learners, and cultivate leaders in education. I’m thrilled to bring them on as mentors and research partners for our students.”
Alfredo J. Artiles
Alfredo J. Artiles joins as a professor of education this fall as part of the GSE’s initiative on Learning Differences and the Future of Special Education. He also serves as affiliate faculty with the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford. His research focuses on educational inequities related to the intersections of disability with other sociocultural differences, with the aim of advancing policies, personnel preparation programs and inclusive educational systems. Prior to joining the GSE, he was dean of the Graduate College and the Ryan C. Harris Professor of Special Education at Arizona State University. He also served on the White House Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics from 2011-17.
Elizabeth Bailey Kozleski
Elizabeth Bailey Kozleski, previously the dean’s scholar for teaching and learning at the GSE, joins the faculty this fall as a professor (research) of education with the GSE’s initiative on Learning Differences and the Future of Special Education. Before joining Stanford, she was a professor of special education at the University of Kansas, where she served as chair of the department from 2012-17. Her research interests include the analysis of systems change in education, how teachers learn to practice in complex and diverse school settings and how educational practices improve student learning. She also serves as affiliate faculty with the Center for Research on Learning and the Institute for Policy and Social Research.
Farzana Saleem will join as an assistant professor of education on January 1, 2021, as part of the GSE’s initiative on Identities, Diversity and Equity in Learning. Saleem’s research examines the impact of racial stress and trauma on the mental health of African American and Latinx youth in the United States. In particular, she is interested in developing interventions and resources focused on reducing racial stress, eradicating racial disparities in mental health and promoting the well-being of marginalized and racially diverse youth, families, and communities. Prior to joining the GSE, she was a University of California Chancellor's postdoctoral scholar at UCLA, with a joint appointment in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
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