Department of Teacher Education and Foundations

Current Faculty

Lasisi Ajayi, Associate Professor
B.A. 1983, M.S. 1989, Obafemi Awolowo University, IFE
Ph.D. 1996, Literacy-University of Ibadan
Diane K. Brantley, Professor
B.A. 1985, San Diego State University
M.A. 1997, California State University, San Bernardino
Ph.D. 2001, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Lynn Diaz-Rico, Professor
B.A. 1968, University of Pittsburgh
M.A. Ed. 1977, Arizona State University
Ed.D. 1988, InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico
Mark Groen, Professor
B.A. 1981, California State University, Northridge
M.A. 1992, University of Southern California
Ph.D. 2002, University of California, Riverside
Kathryn Howard, Associate Professor , Chair
B.A. 1990, Univeristy of Oregon
M.A. 1997, Ph.D. 2003, University of California, Los Angeles
Young Suk Hwang, Professor
B.A. 1989, Chongshin University, Korea
M.Ed. 1993, Ph.D. 1998, Auburn University, Alabama
Todd E. Jennings, Professor
B.A. 1983, Biola University
M.A. 1989, Ph.D. 1991, Claremont Graduate University
Joseph Jesunathadas, Professor
B.S. 1973, Kerala University
M.S. 1985, Ed.D. 1990, Utah State University
Kurt Kowalski, Professor
B.A. 1990, Ph.D. 1995, Arizona State University
Enrique Murillo, Professor
B.A. 1988, Univeristy of California, Los Angeles
M.A. 1995, California State University, Los Angeles
Ph.D. 1999, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Nena M. Torrez, Professor
B.A. 1972, University of California, Berkeley
J.D. 1975, California Western School of Law
M.A. 1980, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Ph.D. 1988, Claremont College
Michael Verdi, Professor
B.S. 1985, University of Notre Dame
M.S. 1986, Northwestern University
Ph.D. 1994, Arizona State University
Xinying Yin, Assistant Professor
B.S. 2004, Beijing Normal University
Ph.D. 2013, Indiana University - Bloomington

Emeriti

Richard Ashcroft, Professor
Maria V. Balderrama, Professor
Susan Daniels, Professor of Education
Barbara M. Flores, Professor
Thom G. Gehring, Professor
Juan M. Gutierrez, Professor of Education
Robert H. London, Professor of Education
Gary A. Negin, Professor