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Academic Departments

The School of Education’s seven academic departments house academic programs, faculty research projects, and collaborative partnerships.

Counseling & Human Services

Derek Seward, Associate Professor; Chair of Counseling and Human Services
dxseward@syr.edu|315.443.9623
Derek Seward
Sindy Pitts, Secretary / Office Coordinator
skpitts@syr.edu|315.443.2266

Cultural Foundations of Education

Alan Foley, Associate Professor; Chair of Cultural Foundations of Education
afoley@syr.edu|315.443.3343
Alan Foley
Maryann Barker, Office Coordinator
mabarker@syr.edu|315.443.3343
Maryann Barker

Higher Education

Cathy Engstrom, Associate Professor; Chair, Higher Education
cmengstr@syr.edu|315.443.4763
Cathy Engstrom

Instructional Design, Development & Evaluation

Jing Lei, Chair of IDD&E; Professor
jlei@syr.edu|315.443.1362
Jing Lei

Reading & Language Arts

Zaline Roy-Campbell, Associate Professor; Chair, Reading and Language Arts
zmroycam@syr.edu|315.443.8194
Zaline Roy-Campbell

Teaching & Leadership

Benjamin Dotger, Professor; Chair of Teaching & Leadership
bdotger@syr.edu|315.443.1937
Benjamin Dotger

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