Dean Diana Hess
Professor

Email: dhess@wisc.edu
Research: the impact of school-based democratic education programs on youth political engagement; the ideological content of social studies curriculum; and how students experience and learn from discussions of highly controversial 

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Associate Dean David Rosenthal
Professor
Email: drosenthal@education.wisc.edu
Research: Rehabilitation Psychology political issues.

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Li-Ching Ho
Assistant Professor
Email: lho6@wisc.edu
Research: Democratic and multicultural citizenship education, Climate change education, Teaching of controversial issues


François Tochon
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Email:
ftochon@education.wisc.edu
Research: Language education policy,  World Language Education, Multicultural and Minority Education, French language education, Curriculum for deep critical teaching and learning
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Gloria Ladson-Bilings
Kellner Family Professor of Urban Education 
Engaged in 2013 Conference
Email:
gjladson@wisc.edu
Research: Literacy

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Aydin Bal
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Engaged in 2010 Conference
Email:
abal@wisc.edu
Research: Multicultural Issues in Special Education; Culturally Responsive Positive Behavioral

Thomas Popkewitz
Thomas Popkewitz
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Email:
 tspopkew@facstaff.wisc.edu
Research Interests: knowledge or systems of reason that govern educational policy and research related to pedagogy and teacher education. His research includes historical, ethnographic, and comparative studies of national educational reforms and the education sciences in Asia, Europe, Latin America, Southern Africa, and the US. Scholarship: he has written or edited approximately 30 books and over 200 articles in journals and as book chapters.

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Carl Grant
Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Education
Engaged in 2011 Conference
Email:
grant@education.wisc.edu
Research Interests: Dr. Grant’s work for more than thirty years has been with teachers and administrators who commit to improve students’ achievement, enrich their knowledge and skill set in multicultural social justice, culturally responsive curriculum development, and teaching.

Adam Nelson
Adam Nelson
Professor of Educational Policy Studies and History
Email:
anelson@education.wisc.edu
Research Interests: Professor Nelson is an historian of education. His research has examined the history of higher education in the United States and abroad, the history of radical and experimental education, and the history of federal policy in U.S. education.

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Noah Feinstein
Assistant Professor in Science Education
Engaged in 2009 Conference
Email:
nfeinstein@wisc.edu
Research Interests: science literacy, public engagement with science, informal science education, education for sustainability, climate change, equity in science education, science and technology studies, interdisciplinary

Michael Apple
Michael Apple
John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies
Email:
apple@education.wisc.edu
Research Interests: Professor Apple’s research centers on the limits and possibilities of critical educational policy and practice in a time of conservative restoration.