Curriculum & Instruction Faculty at KU
The Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction at KU enables students to study with full-time faculty who are prominent scholars and expert practitioners.
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
Barbara A. Bradley, professor, joined the KU faculty in the fall of 2004. Barbara earned a BS degree from SUNY at Stony Brook in biology and psychology, an MA degree in physical education from Adelphi University, and a PhD in reading education from The University of Georgia. She has 14 years... more
Hyesun Cho, associate professor, joined the KU faculty in the fall of 2011.
Cho earned her BA degree from Korea University in Seoul, Korea, an MA degree in English as a Second Language from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition from the... more
Reva C. Friedman, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Teaching at the University of Kansas, where she was 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 students... more
A. Susan Gay, associate professor, joined the KU faculty in January 1991. Previously, she was the mathematics state supervisor for the Oklahoma State Department of Education and a mathematics teacher in Stillwater, OK Public Schools. From Oklahoma State University,... more
I obtained a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Spanish at The Pennsylvania State University in May 1994. My major field was Spanish Applied Linguistics/Second Language Acquisition. I had previously obtained an undergraduate degree (Licenciatura) in Hispanic Philology (concentration in... more
Heidi L. Hallman, Professor of English education, joined the faculty in 2007. Hallman received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests include studying "at risk" students' literacy learning as well as how prospective English teachers are prepared... more
Dr. Dorothy E. Hines holds a joint appointment as an Assistant Professor in African and African American Studies, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in the School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in Education Policy from Michigan State University. Dr. Hines... more
Douglas Huffman is a Professor of Science Education at the University of Kansas. Dr. Huffman joined the KU faculty in the fall of 2002 coming to the university from the University of Minnesota. He has a background in civil engineering, science education, and program evaluation. His primary area... more
Dr. Kelli Thomas is Associate Dean for Teacher Education and Undergraduate programs in the School of Education at the University of Kansas and Associate Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching. Dr. Thomas's professional work has focused on mathematics and... more
M’Balia B. Thomas, Assistant Professor of TESOL, joined the KU faculty in the fall of 2014. Dr. Thomas holds a PhD from the Interdisciplinary Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching from the University of Arizona. As a Critical Applied Linguist, Dr. Thomas investigates the everyday... more