Education, Society, and Culture PhD Program California

The Faculty

Education, Society, and Culture PhD

Scott Brooks

Associate Professor   |   Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Research Areas: Diversity, equity and student engagement, leadership, and community based learning
Email: Scott Brooks

Begoña Echeverria

Associate Professor   |   Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2000
Research Areas: Relationships among language, ethnicity and gender identity
Email: Begona Echeverria

Rita Kohli

Assistant Professor   |   Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2008
Research Areas: Teaching and teacher education, race and educational inequality, Critical Race Theory, urban education, teachers of color
Email: Rita Kohli

Margaret Nash

Associate Professor   |   Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
Research Areas: History of education; history of schooling, church and state; gender and education
Email: Margaret Nash

Louie Rodriquez

Associate Professor   |   Ed.D, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
Research Areas: Students' voices and experiences in the school and community context, critical ways to understand and use school culture to boost student engagement, particularly among Latina/o and other youth of color, and engaging educational communities in institutional and community excellence.
Email: Louie Rodriguez

John Wills

Associate Professor   |   Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1990
Research Areas: Socio-cultural foundations of education; politics of school knowledge; multicultural education; qualitative research methods; curriculum theory, practice, and policy; sociology of education
Email: John Wills