Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development is home to many outstanding researchers whose work is having a profound impact at Boston University, in Boston, and beyond. Guided by their unparalleled research expertise, our faculty and research staff prioritize research in education and human development that informs the dismantling of systemic barriers and takes bold actions to counteract systemic injustices that restrict opportunity of traditionally marginalized groups or individuals.

Faculty & Staff Research

BU Wheelock faculty and research staff conduct innovative studies in subjects that range from teacher workforce to remote learning to cyberbullying to mental health supports and more. They also prioritize continuously developing the capacity for faculty, research staff, and doctoral students to become the next generation of outstanding and influential researchers.

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Student Research

Working with BU Wheelock faculty, both graduate and undergraduate students have the opportunity to gain valuable experience as researchers both within BU Wheelock and in the wider Boston University community. Students receive the highest quality of research and doctoral training, and have access to research-related employment and funding. Learn more about students and BU Wheelock research.

Spotlight on BU Wheelock Research

BU Wheelock researchers are tackling some of the most urgent issues in education and human development. Read more about this work in our Research Spotlight.