Our mission is to advance education-related theory and methodology; to improve knowledge about the biological, psychological, technological, and social processes of learning, development, and mental health in diverse populations; and to enhance learning and mental health in educational and community contexts through innovative educational interventions and effective prevention/ intervention programs.
OUR TOP-RANKED PROGRAM
UW-Madison’s Department of Educational Psychology is regularly ranked as one of the top programs in its field in U.S. News & World Report.
“Our reputation is built on the faculty’s skill in conducting sophisticated and meaningful research — that is, research that has strong theoretical foundations, advanced research designs, and practical implications for educational practice,” says Brad Brown, a professor with the Department of Educational Psychology. “Our faculty members are involved in studies of bullying, the fundamentals of math learning, use of technology to assist in learning and instruction, programs to inspire early reading, elements of successful family-school partnerships in rural areas, instruction for youths with autism, the adjustment of ethnic minority students to predominantly white college environments — a remarkable diversity of critical issues in education.”
UW–Madison student Yiqin Pan was selected to receive the Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship from Educational Testing Service (ETS). Pan Pan is a PhD student in the Quantitative Methods program in the School of Education’s …
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UW–Madison’s Mitchell Nathan is taking part in a virtual workshop on Jan. 19 that’s being hosted by the Santa Fe Institute and is titled, “Education, Equity and Technology.” Nathan is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor …
A new School of Education faculty member, David Klingbeil, is a recipient the prestigious Lightner Witmer Award for early career scholarship from Division 16 of the American Psychological Association. Klingbeil Klingbeil is an assistant professor …
Congratulations to Percival Matthews from UW-Madison Dept. of Educational Psychology on being one of the first ten faculty fellows of UW Impact 2030.
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