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C&I Faculty are experts in a broad range of educational research in three different departments: Educational Studies, Elementary & Early Childhood Education, and Secondary Education.


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Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Programs

Dept. 3374

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6371

Email: curriculum@uwyo.edu

Faculty and Staff

Curriculum & Instruction

Administration:

John Kambutu, C&I Program Coordinator • John.Kambutu@uwyo.edu • 307-268-2584 • 307-766-3130
Kate Welsh, C&I Program Administration • kmuir@uwyo.edu • 307-766-2013
Scott Chamberlin, C&I Program Administration • Scott@uwyo.edu • 307-766-3070
Victoria Gillis, PhD in Literacy Education Coordinator • vgillis@uwyo.edu • 307-766-3219
Linda Hutchison, PhD in Mathematics Education Interim Coordinator • lhutch@uwyo.edu • 307-766-6852
Alan Buss, PhD in Science Education Coordinator • abuss@uwyo.edu • 307-766-3972
Kristin Lanouette, Office Associate • curriculum@uwyo.edu • 307-766-6371

Directory by Program:

C&I Faculty and Staff Directory:

Steven Bialostok

Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Educational and linguistic anthropology; applying techniques and theory from linguistic anthropology and cognitive linguistics to uncover social positioning in apparently neutral talk; Foucault and Bourdieu social theory; systematic examination of metaphors to uncover cultural models of literacy among the middle class; risk society in advanced liberal (or neoliberal) democracies, particularly in educational settings; teaching anthropological strategies to classroom teachers of Native American students to help them better understand the families of the children they teach
302 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-3165 | smb@uwyo.edu

Cynthia Brock

Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Literacy Education, Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education

166 Education Annex | (307) 766-3166 | Cynthia.Brock@uwyo.edu

Michelle Buchanan

Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Early childhood assessment; play and representation in early childhood education; early childhood special education: birth to five; school readiness
307 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-3211 | mlbuchan@uwyo.edu

Terry Burant

Assistant Professional Lecturer of Educational Studies
Secondary content area literacy; classroom management
220 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-3606 | tburant@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Secondary Education
Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics (STEM) Partnerships; STEM Integration; Engineering Education
314 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-6735 | aburrow1@uwyo.edu

Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction PhD in Science Education; Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Mathematics and science autobiographies of pre-service elementary teachers; strategies for integrating GIS and GPS technologies in the classroom
418 Wyoming Hall | (307) 766-3972 | abuss@uwyo.edu

Department Head & Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Use of mathematical problem solving with upper elementary and middle grade gifted students; student affect (feelings, emotion, and dispositions) as it relates to mathematical problem solving; effective assessment of student problem-solving tasks in mathematics; mathematical creativity; interplay between mathematical creativity, effect, and flow
451 Wyoming Hall | (307) 766-3070 | scott@uwyo.edu

Professor of Educational Studies
Qualitative research; curriculum theory; classroom assessment; multicultural education; recent research projects are 'evaluating qualitative research'; 'critical performance race theory'; and 'transformative assessment: theory with practice'
216 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-3128 | jcho@uwyo.edu

Associate Professor of Secondary Education
Interdisciplinary connections between art and other subject areas, particularly science; How art relates to visual literacy concepts; Global studies and how international issues affect education
218 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-6502 | lydart@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
UU 329
UW Casper | (307) 268-2274 | jforres5@uwyo.edu

Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Literacy Education
Disciplinary literacy, particularly in STEM and history (K-12, but primarily secondary); professional development; New Literacy Studies, particularly digital literacies; reflective practice of pre- and in-service teachers, particularly through new literacies
Literacy Center | (307) 766-3219 | vgillis@uwyo.edu

Associate Lecturer of Elementary & Early Childhood Education

309 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-4006 | kgustaf8@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
McWhinnie Hall, Room 203
(307)766-6376 | khan@uwyo.edu

Erin Harmeyer

Assistant Lecturer
McWhinnie Hall, Room 220
(307)766-2252 | eharmeye@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Secondary Education
Student achievement in science and math through career and technology education; Science, technology, engineering, agriculture, and mathematics (STEAM); Agricultural competency and literacy
6 Education Building | (307) 766-6806 | jhaynes4@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Secondary Education
Curriculum Theory; History of Curriculum Thought in the U.S.; Social Studies Education; Theory and Cultural Studies of Education; American Studies and Education; Popular Culture and Education; Qualitative and Humanities-Oriented Research Methods
210 McWhinnie Hall (307) 766-3250 | mhelmsin@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Secondary Education
World language teaching methods & approaches; World language teacher professional development; Language play for teaching & learning; Heritage language instruction; Teaching and learning metaphors; Classical Chinese thought applied to modern educational contexts
201 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-6854 | jhendryx@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education; Science Outreach Educator - Science and Mathematics Teaching Center
Student-teacher-scientist Partnerships; Citizen Science; Energy Literacy Curriculum and accompanying PD models; Integration of NGSS within school districts in Wyoming; National Park Service projects – focusing on education, interpretation and STSPs (and their outcomes) in the parks
449 Wyoming Hall | 307-766-4925 | ahouseal@uwyo.edu

Associate Professor of Secondary Education
Mathematics teacher education; Professional development in mathematics for rural teachers; Mathematics education; Using technology in mathematics teaching
410 Wyoming Hall | 307-766-6852 | lhutch@uwyo.edu

Associate Professor of Educational Studies
Curriculum Studies; Multicultural Education Ethnic Studies; Native American Education
324 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-3991 | jaimea@uwyo.edu

Joanie James

Assistant Professor
McWhinnie Hall, Room 319
(307)766-5732 | jkjames@uwyo.edu

Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Early childhood education
303 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-4002 | tjohns39@uwyo.edu

C&I Graduate Programs Coordinator, Professor and Department Head of Educational Studies
Multicultural Education; Transformative Learning; Rural Education
UW Casper | (307) 268-2584 | kambutu@uwyo.edu

Assistant Lecturer of Educational Studies
Research interests include letting nature teach using place-based educational approaches, the effects of high-stakes testing on classroom teachers, and integrating STEM initiatives via cross-curricular collaborations
UW Casper | (307) 268-2583 | jkatzma1@uwyo.edu

Professor of Educational Studies
Research Literacies Assessment Cultures; The Geographies of School-University Partnerships
415 Wyoming Hall | (307) 766-6358 | dakota@uwyo.edu

Kristin Lanouette

Office Associate
Curriculum & Instruction
316 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-6371 | kherman@uwyo.edu

Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Mathematics education
204 McWhinnie Hall | 307-766-3106 | jleona12@uwyo.edu

Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Multicultural and minority teacher education: Issues in Global Education
224 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-6891 | slocke@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Gendered, social, and cultural aspects of teacher and child emotion within early childhood classrooms
305 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-3241 | smadrid3@uwyo.edu

Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Literacy development; critical sociology of literacy pedagogy and sociocultural theory
203 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-2423 | pmanyak@uwyo.edu

Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
School integration; education and public policy; social studies education (history and geography)
311 McWhinnie | (307) 766-6366 | moranpw@uwyo.edu

Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education

UW Casper | (307) 268-3042 | lnganga@uwyo.edu

Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
International experiences in education
304 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-5327 | aroberts@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Teacher education & professional development; classroom discourse; struggling learners; comprehension instruction
301 McWhinnie Hall | 307-766-2367 | drober36@uwyo.edu

Professor of Secondary Education; Associate Dean of Undergraduate Students
Adolescent literacy; Multigenre writing; English teacher education; Literacy coaching in secondary schools; Professional development in reading and writing across the curriculum
115 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-2163 | lrush@uwyo.edu

Professor Emeritus
Preparation of teachers of American Indian children; Culturally relevant American Indian education; Indigenous culture and language preservation; occupational literacy
213 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-5705 | timrush@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professor of Educational Studies
Race, Culture and Curriculum Theory; Intercultural and Cross-cultural Pedagogies; Psychoanalysis and Education; Critical Social Theory; Second Language Teaching and Learning
204 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-3126 | jshim@uwyo.edu

Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Science Education
Understanding cognitive mechanisms underlying conceptual understanding of Earth & space sciences, particularly for Native Hawaiians, undergraduate college students, and future teachers
462 Wyoming Hall | (307) 766-2334 | tslater@uwyo.edu

Associate Lecturer of Elementary & Early Childhood Education

308 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-4872 | aspiker@uwyo.edu

Assistant Professional Lecturer of Secondary Education
Technical teacher education; Worker shortages connected to declining technical high school programs; Technical student organizations and the increased academic achievement of student participants
111 Skelton Energy Institute - UW Casper | (307) 766-2406 | rodt@uwyo.edu

Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Integration of the arts in education; democratic, culturally responsive teaching; teacher education; and qualitative and action research
310 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-3610 | atrent@uwyo.edu

Department Chair of Secondary Education; Associate Professor
Equity, access, and social justice in education in general with an emphasis on science education
114 McWhinnie Hall | (307) 766-2013 | kmuir@uwyo.edu


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C&I Faculty are experts in a broad range of educational research in three different departments: Educational Studies, Elementary & Early Childhood Education, and Secondary Education.


Contact Us

Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Programs

Dept. 3374

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6371

Email: curriculum@uwyo.edu

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