A Bold Spirit of Inquiry
Our faculty and staff are outstanding and influential researchers whose work dismantles barriers and counteracts injustices. Our students are well-prepared to be the next generation of researchers.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has provided funding that will support a new partnership between the CERES Institute for Children and Youth at BU Wheelock, the Boston Debate League (BDL), and the Henderson Inclusion School, a Boston Public School which serves students of diverse ethnic, linguistic, and ability backgrounds from early childhood through grade 12.Learn more about this research
BU Wheelock's Zach Rossetti is an associate professor of special education. His research examines the social belonging and participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).Read more
The study, "The Development and Evaluation of a New ASL Text Comprehension Task," examines the reliability of the American Sign Language Text Comprehension Task (ASL-CMP).Read more
Rigorous Research that Results in Real Solutions
At BU Wheelock, our vibrant research community nurtures dozens of ongoing projects. Our culture of inquiry and curiosity about challenges in education and human development leads to answers that can be applied in the real world.
BU Wheelock Associate Professor of Special Education Dr. Nate Jones has been published in the newly announced EdResearch for Recovery Project. Published via Brown University’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform and Results for America, and supported by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the project will provide rapid-turnaround evidence briefs from top policymakers, educators, parents, and other advocates as they respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more about this research
Research. Productivity. Impact.
Our 13 research centers, institutes, and labs continuously engage our faculty, staff, and students in methodological, conceptual, and interdisciplinary work and in making a positive contribution at BU and beyond.
BU Wheelock launched the Center for the Ecology of Early Education (CEED). Led by Dr. Stephanie M. Curenton, CEED’s vision is to plant the seeds of racial justice and equity for children in Boston and beyond. To achieve this, CEED will conduct applied equity-focused research to inspire policy leaders and practitioners to cultivate opportunities that optimize Black children’s wellbeing and ability to thrive.Learn more about CEED's research