Leadership, Foundations and Policy
The Education Leadership, Foundations and Policy (EDLF) department represents a group of specialty areas that contribute to the underpinnings of quality educational practice at all levels, including research, human development, foundations of education, leadership, higher education, and policy. EDLF serves educators both on-grounds and off-grounds through a variety of offerings, including certificates and M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D, and Ph.D degrees.
- Administration & Supervision
- Educational Policy (Policy Studies)
- Educational Psychology - Applied Developmental Science
- Higher Education
- Research, Statistics & Evaluation
- Social Foundations
Community programs and professional learning opportunities created by EDLF faculty:
Academic offerings engaging EDLF faculty:
The University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) is a consortium of higher education institutions committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of schools and children. In 2010, the School of Education and Human Development was selected to serve as headquarters to UCEA.
Research Centers with which EDLF faculty work closely:
University of Virginia partners engaging EDLF faculty:
Derrick P. Alridge Professor and Director, CRPESAllison Atteberry Associate Professor of Education & Public Policy, Assistant Director, EdPolicyWorksBrendan Bartanen Assistant Professor of Education & Public PolicyDaphna Bassok Batten Bicentennial Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, Associate Director, EdPolicyWorksMichelle Beavers Associate ProfessorBethany A. Bell Associate Professor of Education, Chair of the Department of Leadership, Foundations and PolicyBenjamin L. Castleman Newton and Rita Meyers Associate Professor in the Economics of Education, Director, Nudge4 Solutions LabAlicia Cowan-Brown Academic Programs AssociateNancy L. Deutsch Linda K. Bunker Professor of Education, Director of Youth-NexSara Dexter Associate Professor, Senior Associate Director, UCEA, Program Coordinator, Administration & SupervisionRhonda L. Duncan Program Support TechnicianDavid Eddy Spicer ProfessorLauren Molloy Elreda Research Assistant Professor of EducationTanya Evans Research Assistant ProfessorJuan C. Garibay Assistant ProfessorWalter F. Heinecke Associate ProfessorDiane M. Hoffman Associate ProfessorTara Hofkens Research Assistant ProfessorSally Hudson Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Education, and EconomicsMichael F. Hull Assistant Professor of Education, General FacultyChris S. Hulleman Associate ProfessorKaren Kurotsuchi Inkelas Associate Professor of EducationKimberly S. Jennings Program Support TechnicianJamie J. Jirout Assistant Professor of EducationVeronica Katz Research Assistant ProfessorTimothy R. Konold Professor, Research, Statistics, and Evaluation Program CoordinatorAlan Leffers Assistant Professor Of Education General FacultyJennifer LoCasale-Crouch Research Associate ProfessorCoby V. Meyers Associate Professor of Education , PLE Chief of ResearchLuke C. Miller Research Associate ProfessorMarie Pace EDLF Department AdministratorNatalia Palacios Associate ProfessorAnn Partee Research Assistant ProfessorBrian Pusser Associate ProfessorSara Rimm-Kaufman Commonwealth Professor of EducationStewart D. Roberson Professor of PracticeJosipa Roksa ProfessorBeth Schueler Assistant Professor of Education & Public PolicyJim Soland Assistant Professor Of EducationGerald D. Starsia Associate ProfessorChristian L. Steinmetz Assistant Professor, General Faculty , Higher Education Programs CoordinatorJustin B. Thompson Senior Associate Dean and Chief Operating OfficerCarol A. Tomlinson William Clay Parrish Jr. Professor EmeritusPamela D. Tucker ProfessorKhara Turnbull Assistant Professor of Education, Research FacultySarah E. Turner University Professor, Economics & EducationRachel L. Wahl Associate ProfessorDiane E Whaley Professor, Director, Lifetime Physical Activity ProgramJessica E. Whittaker Research Associate Professor, Director of Birth to Eight InitiativesVivian Wong Associate Professor