Boston University Welcomes New Faculty to School of Education

in BU In the Community, Education, News Releases, School of Education, University Affairs
October 5th, 2010

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu

(Boston) – Boston University School of Education (SED) welcomes three new tenure-track faculty and four new clinical faculty beginning in the Fall semester. Coming from far reaching regions of the United States, the three tenure-track faculty members were hired as Assistant Professors of Education.

“We are pleased to welcome the new faculty members to Boston University,” SED Dean Hardin Coleman said. “SED received many competitive applications and we are thrilled to have hired such a diverse group of educators for the 2010-2011 school year.”

Included on the new tenure-track faculty roster are Dr. Alejandra Salinas, Dr. Jennifer Greif Green and Dr. Julie Dwyer. Salinas will be teaching Mathematics Education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She received her BSE and MA from the University of Michigan and her PhD from University of Miami. Greif Green received her BA from Brandeis University and her MA and PhD from University of California, Santa Barbara. She will be teaching on the prevention, assessment and interventions for children with emotional and behavioral disorders (Special Education). Dwyer received her M.ED. from Harvard University, her Ph.D. from University of Michigan and will be teaching courses in Early Childhood Education.

New clinical faculty include Sarah Sparrow teaching Physical and Health Education, Kevin Koizol in Special Education, Brian Bucci in Deaf Studies and American Sign Language and Jason Norman in Deaf Studies and American Sign Language. The clinical faculty is a group of both former adjunct professors and new educators to SED.

Boston University School of Education is seeking to fill seven open faculty positions to start in September 2011. For more information or to apply, please visit www.bu.edu/sed/about-us/faculty/job-opportunities.

Established in 1918, Boston University’s School of Education serves a diverse student body of 400 undergraduate and 600 graduate students, 112 of whom are pursuing doctoral degrees. It has 52 full-time faculty, numerous adjunct faculty, and 40 staff members. In addition to a significant focus on preparing education professionals, the school is regarded highly for programs in the fields of literacy, mathematics education, deaf studies, international educational development, special education and science education. It is further distinguished by its productive partnerships with local school districts, most notably with Chelsea and Boston.

Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized private research university with more than 30,000 students participating in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. BU consists of 17 colleges and schools along with a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes which are central to the school’s research and teaching mission.

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