The Ones: Taking A Stand For Social Justice


Social justice comes alive in all of the College of Education’s programs through research, academic service learning, course work, collaboration, partnerships and community engagement.

Read more about how our COE faculty prepare students to lead transformational change for a more just and human world.


Stacey Robbins
Assistant Professor, Adult Education and Training

Dr. Robbins believes in the fundamental need for everyone (regardless of race, age, or culture) to have access to better resources. Her graduate program supports adult basic education and human resource development—helping people in organizations and educational settings who train adults in everything from language to leadership.

An interview with Stacey Robbins  Adult Ed and Training Degree Program


Mary Amanda Graham
Associate Professor, Counseling

Dr. Graham is excited about the graduate program’s newly integrated chemical dependency curriculum, which prepares both mental health and school counselors to offer integrated care, a holistic approach that reflects the university’s commitment to social justice values.

An interview with Mary Graham  Mental Health Counseling Degree Program  School Counseling Degree Program


Colette Taylor
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership

Dr. Taylor teaches in the Educational Leadership doctoral program which targets professionals who aspire to or who currently lead organizations, such as CEOs of major hospital networks, school superintendents, chancellors of universities, or government-elected officials.

An interview with Colette Taylor Educational Leadership Degree Program


Erica Yamamura
Associate Professor, Student Development Administration

Dr. Yamamura teaches in the 25-year-old Student Development Administration program, which is sought out for its strong clinical experience and its incorporation of social justice values.

An interview with Erica Yamamura Student Development Administration Degree Program


Check out all eleven of our graduate degree programs at the College of Education degree programs page!


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