Resources & Support

The School of Education’s research efforts are supported by the Associate Dean for Research (ADR), in close collaboration with the Office of the Dean and Office of Business Services. The ADR is a half-time administrator, half-time tenured faculty member who:

  • Provide oral and written feedback on research-related manuscripts as part of the grant process.
  • Organizes for faculty across the professional lifespan, including an orientation for 1st and 2nd year faculty and post-docs.
  • Designs and sponsors supports for research-related productivity and collaboration including writing retreats, 30-day online writing challenge, workshops, and study groups.
  • Oversee research-related grant competitions.
  • Create venues for communicating about research in the School of Education.
  • Participates in School and university contexts related to research.

Supports Available

Contact the Associate Dean for Research

Beth Ferri, Associate Dean for Research; Professor|315.443.1465
Beth Ferri

Resources on Campus

  • The Office of Sponsored Programs supports funded research, creative, instructional, and service activities by providing comprehensive guidance and service to the campus community. OSP ensures all submitted proposals (and projects, once funded) conform to sponsor guidelines and University policies. Includes information on Funding Opportunity Resources and the PIVOT tool.
  • The Office of Research Integrity and Protections (ORIP) supports the university committees responsible for review and oversight of research involving animals and human subjects.
  • Office of Professional Research and Development within the School of Education provides research, evaluation, and development services to clients within and outside of Syracuse University.
  • Office of Sponsored Accounting oversees all sponsored funding, provides education and training for faculty and staff, and provides services such as financial reporting, invoicing, expenditure approval, and cash management.
  • Experts@Syracuse is an online tool designed to help faculty members, departments, and potential collaborators identify who is working in what research or scholarly areas at Syracuse University.
  • Qualtrics is an online survey platform available to all Syracuse University students, faculty, and staff.
  • Sponsored Award Management (SAM) Tool is Syracuse University’s financial and budget management tool for sponsored projects.

Recent Research News

The School of Education and Associate Dean for Research publish two Research Newsletters each semester, highlighting work done by faculty and students across departments and disciplines.