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Department of Curriculum & Instruction
College of Education
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844
Phone: (208) 885-6587

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Dr. Paul Gathercoal
College of Education
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3080
(208) 885-5707

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College of Education
University of Idaho
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Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 83814-5497
(208) 292-1402


Department of Curriculum & Instruction
College of Education
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844
Phone: (208) 885-6587

Our Faculty

Anne Adams
Anne E. Adams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Research interests: How teachers and students learn to make mathematics reasoning explicit. Use of content literacy strategies for sense-making in mathematics.
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Julie Amador
Julie Amador, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Professional Noticing in the Design and Enactment of Elementary Mathematics Lessons
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Vanessa Anthony-Stevens
Vanessa Anthony-Stevens, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Social and Cultural Studies
Vanessa Anthony-Stevens' academic formation is in the areas of educational anthropology and Indigenous education.
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Corinne Mantle-Bromley, Ph.D.
Dean College of Education
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David Campbell
Dave Campbell
Clinical Assistant Professor for Engineering & Technology Education
Office: ATIC rm. 132 Twin Falls Phone: (208) 446-6024 Email:
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John Cannon
John G. Cannon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, CTE Programs
Dr. Cannon's research interests are in the area of Career and Technical Education teacher professional development and CTE alternative certification.
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Matthew Coulter
Dr. Matthew Coulter
Assistant Professor and Director of Field Experiences
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Janine Darragh
Dr. Janine Darragh
Assistant Professor
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Dr. Raymond A. Dixon
Assistant Professor
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Julie Foder
Julie Fodor Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Director, CDHD
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Paul Gathercoal
Paul Gathercoal, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair
Research interests: Webfolios in education and teaching and learning at a distance; Neuroscience, behavior and cognition; Research on the implementation of Judicious Discipline in schools; the Effects of violent media messages on individuals and society; Service learning and innovative technologies; and the Metacognitive and metalinguistic links between media literacy and reading comprehension.
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Deanna Gilmore
Deanna Gilmore, Ph.D.
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Research interests: Education for English Language Learners; Teaching EFL in Higher Education; Literature Circles with English Language Learners; Diverse Family Structure Children’s Literature
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James A. Gregson
Associate Dean and Professor
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Cassidy Hall
Cassidy Hall
Interim Director/Technology Integration Specialist, Assistant Professor
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Alexsandra Hollingshead
Aleksandra Hollingshead
Assistant Professor
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Terry Jentsch
Terry Jentsch
Focus areas: Undergraduate teacher preparation, Positive behavioral supports
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Anne Liu Kern
Anne Liu Kern, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Science Education
Research interests: Science teaching and learning; science knowledge development; STEM integration for science understanding; integration of Indigenous knowledge and cultural relevance with western STEM.
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Robert G. Ketchum
Robert G. Ketchum, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Occupational Education
Office: Harbor Center Room 125 Phone: (208)-651-3100
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Allen Kitchell
Allen Kitchel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research interests: Teacher Professional Developmemt, Program and curriculum development in business and marketing education, Teaching pedagogy in business and marketing education, Best practice models for online pedagogy, Educational technology adoption by teachers, Technology literacy
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Sally Machlis
Sally Machlis
Professor, Chair
Focus: Art education, Drawing, Painting, Mixed media artwork
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Mellissa McConnell
Melissa McConnell, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Research interests: Literacy Intervention for Children with Learning Disabilities; Response to Intervention(RTI); Early Childhood Literacy Instruction
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Ronald McConnell
Rodney McConnell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Research interests: Secondary Writing Instruction; Use of reading and writing to enhance student understanding of math and science concepts; Secondary Literacy Instruction for Children with Learning Disabilities
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Shannon McGowan
Shannon L. McGowan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Research Interests include Multicultural Education, Culturally Responsive Teaching, White Privilege, Foreign Language Teaching and Methods.
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Brant G. Miller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Science Education
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Dr. Gwen E. Mitchell
Dr. Gwen E. Mitchell
Clinical Assistant Professor
Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Dona orr
Dona Orr
Senior Instructor
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Mary Orr
Mary Jaglois Orr, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Northwest Inland Writing Project (NIWP)
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Taylor Raney
Taylor Raney, Ph.D.
Director of Teacher Education & Clinical Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
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Ingrid Spence
Clinical Assistant Professor
Office: TARG 202 Phone: (208) 885-0123 Fax: (208) 885-7607
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Margaret Vaughn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Literacy Education
My research interests revolve around the intersection between adaptive teaching and student agency. Of particular interest are the ways in which elementary students develop their identities as readers and writers across the curriculum.
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David Yopp
Dr. David A. Yopp
Associate Professor
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