Great Plains Fellows: Education and Family Science

Bradley Baltensperger (AF)
Professor, Chair Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Michigan Tech University

Geography, agriculture, Central Great Plains settlement

Rochelle L. Dalla (F)
Associate Professor

UNO

Marginalized female populations

Carolyn Pope Edwards (F)
Willa Cather Professor

UNL

Social and moral development, socialization

Rebecca Faber (F)
Assistant Director

UNL

Education, career services

Ricardo Garcia (EF)
Professor Emeritus, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education

UNL

Curriculum and foundations of education, English education

Maria de Guzman (F)
Assoc Professor, Child, Youth & Family Studies

UNL

Culture, migration, family life

Edmund “Ted” Hamann (F)
Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

UNL

Education policy implementation across tiers and in relation to underserved student populations

Ruth Heaton (F)
Professor

UNL

Math education

Lisa Knoche (F)
Research Assoc. Prof., Assist. Dir. Neb. Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families, & Schools

UNL

At-risk children and families

Marjorie Kostelnik (F)
Dean, College of Education
and Human Sciences

UNL

Education

Gina Kunz (F)
Research Associate Professor, Assistant Director

UNL

Neb. Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families & Schools

Debra Ponec (AF)
Professor, Chair, Education

Creighton University

Guidance & counseling curriculum, relationships within school communities, immigrant students

Helen Raikes (F)
Willa Cather Professor

UNL

Early care and education

R. McLaran Sawyer (EF)
Professor Emeritus, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education

UNL

Education, history, curriculum, instruction

F. William Sesow (EF)
Associate Professor Emeritus, Curriculum & Instruction

UNL

Teaching, learning, teacher education

Susan M. Sheridan (F)
Willa Cather Prof., Director Nebraska Center for Research on CYF&S

UNL

Parent-teacher behavioral consultation

Stephen Swidler (F)
Professor

UNL

Social, cultural learning

Julia Torquati (F)
Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Science

UNL

child/development, early childhood education

L. James Walter (EF)
Assoc. Dean, College of Education; Professor Emeritus, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education

UNL

Curriculum and instruction, school programs, high school instruction

Susan Wunder (F)
Associate Professor

UNL

Social sciences education

(F) = Fellow, (AF) = Associate Fellow, (EF) = Emeritus Fellow, (AEF) = Associate Emeritus Fellow, (GF) = Graduate Fellow