Experts by Field: Education

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7/23/18

Sam Abramovich

Assistant Professor of Learning and Instruction, and Information and Library Studies

Expertise: learning sciences, emerging technologies in education, alternative assessments, educational games, digital badges

Phone: 716-645-5009

Email: samuelab@buffalo.edu

6/27/18

Annahita Ball

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Expertise: family engagement in schools; educational justice and reform; school-based mental health services; school-community partnerships

Phone: 716-645-8951

Email: annahita@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Claire E. Cameron

Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: early childhood education, childhood development, educational psychology, classroom management

Phone: 716-645-4075

Email: cecamero@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Catherine Cook-Cottone

Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

Expertise: yoga, mindfulness, embodied self-regulation, eating disorders, anxiety-based disorders

Phone: 716-645-1128

Email: cpcook@buffalo.edu  

2/6/18

Nathan J. Daun-Barnett

Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration

Expertise: college access, financial aid policy, college transition

Phone: 716-645-1096

Email: nbarnett@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Gregory Fabiano

Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

Expertise: ADHD, teen behavior, teen driving, parenting and fatherhood

Phone: 716-645-1130

Email: fabiano@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Jeremy D. Finn

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology, and Educational Leadership and Policy

Expertise: class size, student engagement, drop-out prevention, at-risk students, student suspensions, school security measures, quantitative methods to study K-12 policy issues

Phone: 716-645-1126

Email: finn@buffalo.edu

4/20/18

Liesl Folks

Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Expertise: STEM education, especially concerning women and underrepresented minorities; nanotechnology; magnetism

Phone: 716-645-2771

Email: lfolks@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Timothy P. Janikowski

Associate Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

Expertise: counselor education, clinical supervision, counselor competencies and ethics; vocational rehabilitation counseling; substance abuse

Phone: 716-645-1122

Email: tjanikow@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Heidi Julien

Professor of Library and Information Studies

Expertise: digital literacy, information literacy, information behavior, information practice

Phone: 716-645-1474

Email: heidijul@buffalo.edu

2/13/18

Erin Kearney

Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: language teaching and learning, intercultural competence and language education, language teacher training and development

Phone: 716-645-4058

Email: ekearney@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Richard L. Lamb

Associate Professor and Director of the Neurocognition Science Laboratory

Expertise: educational technology, virtual reality/augmented reality, cognition and learning

Phone: 716-645-4057

Email: rllamb@buffalo.edu

2/20/18

Jaekyung Lee

Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

Expertise: educational policy, student testing, school accountability, international and comparative education, achievement gaps, educational inequalities

Phone: 716-645-1132

Email: jl224@buffalo.edu

3/1/18

Xiufeng Liu

Professor of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: STEM education, including student achievement, assessment and evaluation, and STEM teaching in colleges and universities; science and the public

Phone: 716-645-4050

Email: xliu5@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Mary McVee

Director of the Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction

Expertise: literacy instruction; diversity and literacy; technology and literacy; narrative

Phone: 716-645-2458

Email: mcvee@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Valerie Nesset

Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies

Expertise: information behavior, information literacy, usability, organization of information, Web portal design, interface design, indexing, abstracting, qualitative research methods

Phone: 716-645-1485

Email: vmnesset@buffalo.edu

3/20/18

Amanda Nickerson

Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention

Expertise: school violence, bullying prevention and intervention, parent and peer relationships, assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders

Phone: 716-645-1532

Email: alberticenter@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Raechele L. Pope

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

Expertise: multicultural education; equity, diversity and inclusion in higher education; campus climate; campus unrest; race, racism and race relations

Phone: 716-645-1098

Email: rlpope@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Thomas Ramming

Clinical Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

Expertise: K-12 school and district leadership, educational policy, organizational development, human resources, labor relations, collective bargaining, leadership recruitment and development, shared services, inter-district collaboration

Phone: 716-645-1099

Email: trammin@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Amy Reynolds

Associate Professor, Department of Counseling

Expertise: multicultural issues, college student mental health

Phone: 716-645-1112

Email: alr24@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Ryan M. Rish

Assistant Professor of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: adolescent literacy practices; culture and identity in learning; teaching social issues

Phone: 716-645-4042

Email: ryanrish@buffalo.edu

5/3/18

Sarah A. Robert

Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: teaching as an occupation; teachers’ unions; labor issues in education; global education reform; gender and equity in education; school food

Phone: 716-645-4046

Email: sarah@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Maria Runfola

Professor of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: music education, technology and music learning, multimodality, children’s singing voices

Phone: 716-645-4028

Email: runfola@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Margaret Sallee

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

Expertise: university work environment, work/family policies, work/life balance, faculty diversity, gender on college campuses, graduate student experience

Phone: 716-645-1091

Email: mwsallee@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Lynn Shanahan

Associate Professor of of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: childhood literacy; literacy, technology and multimodality; STEM and urban education

Phone: 716-645-4028

Email: ls34@buffalo.edu

10/4/18

Ji-Won Son

Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: mathematics education, gender equity in STEM

Phone: 716-645-4030

Email: jiwonson@buffalo.edu

3/1/18

Corrie Stone-Johnson

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

Expertise: school leadership, school reform, schools and communities, organizational culture of schools

Phone: 716-645-2471

Email: corriest@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

X. Christine Wang

Director of the Fisher-Price Early Childhood Research Center

Expertise: early childhood development and learning, technology in early childhood, early literacy and science, early education in international contexts

Phone: 716-645-2379

Email: wangxc@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Larry White

Research Assistant Professor, Library and Information Studies

Expertise: library management, leadership, policy, organizational performance  

Phone: 716-645-1473

Email: lnwhite@buffalo.edu