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Announcing the newest Erasmus Circle Fellow

March 23, 2021

The title of Erasmus Circle Fellow is one of the highest honors bestowed upon our faculty in the College of Education. Erasmus Circle Fellows are faculty leaders who have demonstrated excellence in their fields. They are nominated by their department heads and former Erasmus Circle Fellows, then selected by the College of Education National Advisory Board. 

We are happy to announce this year’s Erasmus Circle Fellow, Department of...

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Announcing Diversity Speaker Series

Feb. 17, 2021

The College of Education Diversity Committee is kicking off its new speaker series on February 23 with Center for the Study of Higher Education alumna Amanda Tachine, a Navajo from Ganado, Arizona. She is Náneesht’ézhí Táchii’nii (Zuni Red Running into Water clan) born for Tl’izilani (Many Goats clan). She is an assistant professor in...

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Assistant Professor JD Lopez was named a 2021 Emerging Scholar

Feb. 16, 2021

Assistant Professor JD Lopez was named a 2021 Emerging Scholar by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Just 15 scholars out of several hundred nominees receive the recognition each year.

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How the pandemic could mark a “turning point” for Chinese science

Jan. 20, 2021

EPSP Professor Jenny Lee and Higher Education doctoral candidate John Haupt recently spoke with Science Magazine about how collaboration between scientists in China and the United States increased for COVID-19–related research despite previous years of political...

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Assistant Professor Karina Salazar joined us in fall 2019

Dec. 3, 2020

Assistant Professor Salazar is a local Tucsonan and proud graduate of Sunnyside High School! Her dissertation, entitled “The wealth and color of off-campus recruiting by public research universities,” uses sophisticated data science techniques to examine how university recruiting efforts spatially discriminate against high schools and communities with predominantly low-income students and Students of...

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Assistant Professor Jameson Lopez joined us in fall 2018

Dec. 3, 2020

Lopez graduated with a bachelors in elementary education from American Indian College, a masters in curriculum and instruction from Arizona State University. His doctorate is in Educational Policy and Evaluation at Arizona State University. He focuses on Native American education using quantitative methods with the hope that his experience and research incorporating Indigenous knowledge and western scientific methods will continue to support...