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College of Education

Faculty Fellows

Faculty fellows and distinguished professors

College of education faculty fellowships recognize outstanding scholarship and may be used to retain faculty headed for prominence. A fellowship provides salary supplements and research support.


Faculty Research Funding Awards

  • Robert Catena [with Lisa Fournier (Dept. of Psychology) and Nigel Campbell (Moscow/Pullman OBGYN)], Shifting Attention and Avoiding Environmental Hazards during Pregnancy
  • Michael Dunn, Skriba 1.0: An Online Set of Resources to Help Students Improve their Argumentative Essay Writing Skills
  • Hsin-Ya Liao [with Ying-Fen Wang (National Taiwan Normal University)], Stigma and Barriers of Seeking Psychological Services: Development of a Culturally Valid Measure
  • Johnny Lupinacci, A Sense of Belonging: Valuing Urban Youth

Berry Family Distinguished Professor

  • Brian French, Educational Psychology. Associate Dean for Research and External Funding. Director, Learning and Performance Learning Center.

Berry Family Fellowship

  • Sarah Ullrich-French and Anne Cox, Test of Mindful Movement in State Body Functionality: Enhancing Undergraduate Women’s Mental and Physical Health
  • Anne Marie Guerrettaz, Pioneering Research on Language Teaching Materials: From Spanish Foreign Language Classrooms to WSU Teacher Preparation

Mitchell Family Fellowship

  • Joy Egbert, Classroom Task Engagement and ELL Achievement

COE Faculty Research Fellowship Award

  • Sarah Newcomer, Learning through Maps and Mapping our Learning: Fostering Geo-literacy through the Use of Online, Interactive PuzzleMaps

High Risk/High Reward and Pressing Need Award

STEM Excellence Award

  • Kristin Lesseig, Supporting Teacher Learning and Instructional Improvement: An Investigation of Mathematics Studios in Secondary Schools

Boeing Distinguished Professor Awards

  • Olusola Adesope, Situating STEM Education in Social Learning Environments: A Research Agenda to Enhance Learning, Retention and Attitudes in STEM
  • Andy Cavagnetto, Leveraging the Language Practices of Science: Adapting the Science Writing Heuristic to a Large Undergraduate Biology Lecture Course
Distinguished Professor

  • A.G. Rud, Cultural Studies and Social Thought in Education.
Robert Catena


Michael Dunn

Hsin-Ya Liao


Sarah Ulrich-French