Faculty

Aaron Brakoniecki

Dr. Aaron Brakoniecki is a senior lecturer and program director for the Mathematics Education program at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. He currently teaches mathematics education courses to prospective and practicing middle and high school mathematics teachers. His research focuses on preservice teachers’ mathematics knowledge for teaching and the impacts of […]

Jennifer Bryson

Dr. Jennifer Bryson is a senior lecturer and director of the Elementary Education and Reading Education programs at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. In her research, Dr. Bryson uses sociocognitive and sociocultural theories of learning to examine the role of family literacy projects as a tool to bridge home and school […]

Bobby Hiep Bui

Dr. Bobby Hiep Bui is a senior lecturer at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, where he is the practicum/internship coordinator and director of the EdM in Counseling program. His interests include creating greater access to high-quality and affordable psychotherapy for people adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality, improving higher education […]

Naomi Caselli

Naomi Caselli is an assistant professor of Deaf Education, director of the Deaf Center, and the director of the AI and Education initiative at Boston University. She is hearing, and her first languages are American Sign Language (ASL) and English. She leads a research team that works to make research on language—across education, computer science, […]

Dina C. Castro

Dr. Dina C. Castro is director of the Institute for Early Childhood Well-Being and the inaugural Bahamdan Professor in Early Childhood Well-Being at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her scholarship focuses on equity and quality in the early care and education of bilingual children in immigrant, migrant, and indigenous communities. It […]

Lindsey Chapman

Dr. Lindsey Chapman is a lecturer and director of the Special Education program at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. She teaches undergraduate and graduate coursework on disability-related issues and provides the seminar for field-based experiences. Her scholarship and teaching focus on social perspectives of disability, accessibility/Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and […]

David J. Chard

Dr. David J. Chard is dean of Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Previously, Dr. Chard was president of Wheelock College before its merger with Boston University. He was also founding dean of the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at SMU in Dallas, Texas. Since becoming dean at BU, Dr. […]

Olivia Chi

Dr. Olivia Chi is an assistant professor in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Department at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her research uses quantitative methods to study the economics of education, with a focus on teacher labor markets and measures of teacher quality. She is affiliated faculty with the Wheelock […]

Mary Churchill

Dr. Mary L. Churchill is associate dean of strategic initiatives & community engagement at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, where she is responsible for leading the college’s strategic initiatives. In addition, Dr. Churchill directs the Strategic Partnerships & Community Engagement Office, which sets the strategic direction for the college’s community engagement […]

Christopher Cleveland

Dr. Christopher Cleveland is a research assistant professor at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. He is affiliated faculty with the Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC). His research examines the impacts of social policies on school contexts and students’ academic, cognitive, and social development. Dr. Cleveland also has experience partnering with school […]