Curriculum & Instruction Program Faculty at KU
The faculty members and instructors at the KU School of Education are dedicated to provide robust learning opportunities related to curriculum & instruction. You will learn from professionals who have real-world experiences working within classrooms to educate both children and fellow teachers. Prior to their time at KU, our faculty have served in professional roles within public and private school districts across the United States.
Our program faculty and instructors have also taught at Michigan State University, University of Arizona, University of Maryland at College Park, and other universities nationwide. They have also secured millions of dollars in external funding from national organizations; designed and developed online resources serving thousands of learners; and have conducted research related to e-learning and other types of curriculum development and assessment.
Our curriculum & instruction program faculty also partner with professors from other academic departments at the University of Kansas to ensure that your graduate student experience and learning at KU are both interdisciplinary in nature and grounded in practical experience.
Steven H. White, associate professor, joined the KU faculty in the fall of 1994. White earned a BS.Ed. from Angelo State University in elementary education, an MS.Ed. in curriculum and instruction from Texas A&M University, and the Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from Texas A&M... more
Mary Lynn Hamilton, professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching, joined the KU faculty in the fall of 1989 after receiving her PhD in teacher education from The University of Arizona. Since 2009 she has served as the Co-Editor of Teaching and Teacher Education, an International... more
Dr. Dorothy Hines-Datiri received a Ph.D. in Education Policy from Michigan State University. She holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration from North Carolina Central University graduating Magna Cum Laude, and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from North Carolina State University... more
Carrie La Voy, lecturer, joined the KU School of Education faculty full-time in the fall of 2010. Previously she worked as an adjunct faculty member at The University of Kansas, Johnson County Community College, Ottawa University, and Haskell Indian Nations... more
Critical & Creative Thinking
Reva C. Friedman, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Teaching at the University of Kansas, where she has been responsible for degree and graduate certificate programs in gifted/talented/creative child education for 35 years. A former high school teacher and teacher of gifted... more