Elementary Education

Scott K. Baker

Dr. Scott K. Baker is a senior research scientist at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His research interests are developing and testing academic interventions for use in the elementary grades. Recent News

Andrea Bien

Dr. Andrea Bien is a clinical assistant professor at BU Wheelock with appointments in both the Teaching & Learning and Language & Literacy Education departments, as well as director of the Literacy Education program. Dr. Bien’s research and teaching focus on understanding elementary classroom practice as a tool for disrupting inequity. In her role as […]

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 […]

Jenny M. Cavallerano

Jenny M. Cavallerano is an instructor, field supervisor, and faculty advisor in the Elementary Education program at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. She supports students as they prepare to enter careers in education by providing an inclusive educational environment for students to embrace their curiosity, take ownership of their learning, and […]

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 […]

Kathleen Corriveau

Dr. Kathleen Corriveau is the associate dean for faculty affairs and a professor at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. She also directs the  Social Learning Laboratory at BU Wheelock. Her research focuses on social-cognitive development of trust in early childhood, bridging ideas from developmental and social psychology and applying them to educational […]

Nermeen Dashoush

Dr. Nermeen Dashoush is a clinical assistant professor of early childhood at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her work focuses on leveraging media and technology to provide access to high-quality STEM education. Her research interests include enhancing discourse between adults and children, elevating classroom quality, and STEM informal learning spaces. Dr. […]

William Delgado

Dr. William Delgado is a research assistant professor in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Department at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His goal is to understand and address inequality in opportunities and to foster human potential. His current research studies teacher quality and human decision making, with a focus on […]

Amanda Gundlach

Amanda Gundlach is a research scientist at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. In this role, she supports researchers in creating and implementing early elementary reading curriculum to better meet the needs of struggling readers. Before coming to BU Wheelock, Ms. Gundlach was an elementary school teacher for 10 years. Pronouns: she/her

Luna Hwang

Luna Hwang is a doctoral student at BU Wheelock in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies program. Luna’s research interests include special education, early childhood education, elementary education, math education, reading education, social justice in education, and teacher preparation. During her time at UMass Amherst, Luna was a teaching assistant for Bob Malloy and taught […]