Congratulations to Promoted Faculty in the College of Education

April 29, 2020

The College of Education congratulates faculty members whose promotions go into effect on September 1.

Curriculum and Instruction

Photo of Noah DeLissovoyNoah De Lissovoy will be promoted from associate professor to professor. His research focuses on critical and emancipatory approaches to pedagogy, curriculum, and cultural studies.  

Photo of Catherine Riegle-CrumbCatherine Riegle-Crumb will be promoted from associate professor to professor. Her research interests center on gender and racial/ethnic inequality in educational experiences and achievement. 

Photo of Melissa WetzelMelissa Wetzel will be promoted from associate professor to professor. Her research and teaching focus on how preservice teachers integrate critical literacy and culturally relevant practices into their field-based literacy teaching experiences.

Photo of Katherina PayneKatherina A. Payne will be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. Her interests focus on civic education, democratic education, and teacher education in elementary and early childhood settings.

Educational Leadership and Policy

Photo of Richard ReddickRichard J. Reddick will be promoted from associate professor to professor. His research focuses on the experiences of Black faculty and faculty of color at predominantly white institutions; mentoring and developmental relationships between faculty and Black students; and work-life balance in academia. In the College of Education, he is associate dean for equity, community engagement, and outreach, and is coordinator for the program in higher education leadership.  

Photo of Huriya JabbarHuriya Jabbar will be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. Her research examines the social and political dimensions of market-based reforms and privatization in education.

Educational Psychology

Photo of James-PustejovskyJames Pustejovsky will be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. He is a statistician with interests in meta-analysis, causal inference, robust inference, and statistical methods for single-case experimental designs.

Photo of Erin RodriguezErin Rodriguez will be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. She studies family and sociocultural influences on children's coping and adaptation to stress.  

Kinesiology and Health Education

Photo of Julie MaslowskiJulie Maslowsky will be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. She is a developmental psychologist and population health scientist studying adolescent health risk behavior, particularly sexual health behaviors and substance use.

Photo of Matt BowersMatt Bowers will be promoted to associate professor of instruction. Bowers works in the field of sport management with a range of sport organizations in both research and consulting capacities. 

Photo of Tolga OzyurtcuTolga Ozyurtcu will be promoted to associate professor of instruction. His research interests include sport development, sporting subcultures, sport and cultural geography, and physical culture history.

Photo of Dixie StanforthDixie Stanforth will be promoted to professor of instruction. Her research involves current fitness topics and strategic health communication.   

Special Education

Photo of North CoocNorth Cooc will be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. His research focuses on inequality in the experiences and outcomes of individuals with disabilities at three developmental phases: initial placement in special education, learning trajectory over time, and postsecondary outcomes. 

Photo of Jessica TosteJessica Toste will be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. Her research interests are related to intensive interventions for students with reading disabilities, with a particular focus on data-based decision-making processes and motivation.