Leadership, Foundations and Policy
The Education Leadership, Foundations and Policy (EDLF) department represents a group of specialty areas that contribute to the underpinnings of quality educational practice at all levels, including research, human development, foundations of education, leadership, higher education, and policy. EDLF serves educators both on-grounds and off-grounds through a variety of offerings, including certificates and M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D, and Ph.D degrees.
- Administration & Supervision
- Educational Policy (Policy Studies)
- Educational Psychology - Applied Developmental Science
- Higher Education
- Research, Statistics & Evaluation
- Social Foundations
Community programs and professional learning opportunities created by EDLF faculty:
Academic offerings engaging EDLF faculty:
The University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) is a consortium of higher education institutions committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of schools and children. In 2010, the Curry School was selected to serve as headquarters to UCEA.
Research Centers with which EDLF faculty work closely:
University of Virginia partners engaging EDLF faculty:
Derrick P. Alridge Professor and Director, CRPESEmily Arizaga Project CoordinatorDaphna Bassok Associate Professor, Associate Director, EdPolicyWorksMichelle Beavers Associate ProfessorLeslie M. Booren Managing Director, VEST & SURP Programs, Assistant Director for Communications, Youth-NexBenjamin L. Castleman Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy, Director, Nudge4 Solutions LabDavis Clement Research AssociateNancy L. Deutsch Professor, Director of Youth-NexSara Dexter Associate Professor, Senior Associate Director, UCEA, Program Coordinator, Administration & SupervisionRhonda L. Duncan Program Support TechnicianDavid Eddy Spicer Associate ProfessorTanya Evans Research Assistant ProfessorJuan C. Garibay Assistant ProfessorKarl E. Gildner UCEA Project and Event CoordinatorEmily Groves Higher Education Senior Student Services CoordinatorWalter F. Heinecke Associate ProfessorDiane M. Hoffman Associate ProfessorSally Hudson Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Education, and EconomicsMichael F. Hull Assistant Professor of Education, General FacultyKaren Kurotsuchi Inkelas Associate Professor of EducationKimberly S. Jennings Program Support TechnicianJamie J. Jirout Assistant Professor of EducationVeronica Katz Research Assistant ProfessorTimothy R. Konold Professor , Research, Statistics, and Evaluation Program CoordinatorJennifer LoCasale-Crouch Research Associate ProfessorKerrigan Mahoney Javits Postdoctoral Research AssociateStephanie McGuire UCEA Senior Administrative AssistantCoby V. Meyers Associate Professor of Education , PLE Chief of ResearchLuke C. Miller Research Assistant ProfessorTonya R. Moon Professor Chair, UVa IRB-SBSMarie Pace EDLF Department AdministratorNatalia Palacios Associate ProfessorBrian Pusser Associate ProfessorMarcy Reedy UCEA Project CoordinatorSara Rimm-Kaufman ProfessorStewart D. Roberson Professor of PracticeJosipa Roksa ProfessorBeth Schueler Assistant Professor of Education & Public PolicyBenjamin Skinner Research Assistant Professor of EducationJim Soland Assistant Professor Of EducationGerald D. Starsia Associate ProfessorChristian L. Steinmetz Assistant Professor, General Faculty , Higher Education Programs CoordinatorJustin B. Thompson Senior Associate Dean and Chief Operating OfficerCarol A. Tomlinson William Clay Parrish Jr. ProfessorPamela D. Tucker ProfessorKhara Turnbull Assistant Professor of Education, Research FacultySarah E. Turner University Professor, Economics & EducationCatherine Uffman Research Specialist Intermediate-UVA CHARGERachel L. Wahl Assistant ProfessorDiane Whaley Professor, Director, Lifetime Physical Activity ProgramJessica E. Whittaker Research Associate ProfessorJoanna Lee Williams Associate ProfessorVivian Wong Associate ProfessorStephanie Wormington Assistant ProfessorMichelle D. Young Professor; Executive Director of UCEA, EDLF Department Chair