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It is an exciting time to be part of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development as we debate and engage in some of our nation's most important policy issues. Here, we believe that education has been and will continue to be the single greatest contributor to the public good and the nation's future. I'm looking forward to meeting and discussing these critical topics with you.

Dean Michael Feuer
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Programs
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Online Programs
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PROGRAMS

Research and ideas come to life when put into practice. With Washington DC at your doorstep, countless opportunities are presented to turn classroom conversations into meaningful change. Choose to intern at the White House, advocate change on Capitol Hill, serve at an international development organization, or sharpen your skills working at a non-profit - - you will have the chance to explore, engage, advocate, and transform the conversation. Whether you want to change one life at a time or the nation's course, GSEHD offers you a foundation to excel and succeed.

STUDENTS

Research and ideas come to life when put into practice. With Washington DC at your doorstep, countless opportunities are presented to turn classroom conversations into meaningful change. Choose to intern at the White House, advocate change on Capitol Hill, serve at an international development organization, or sharpen your skills working at a non-profit - - you will have the chance to explore, engage, advocate, and transform the conversation. Whether you want to change one life at a time or the nation's course, GSEHD offers you a foundation to excel and succeed.

FACULTY

We draw our faculty from the corridors of policy and power in our hometown, Washington, D.C. and attract experts from across the nation, all focused on enhancing the research and practice of education and human development. Their ground-breaking research has changed the landscape of cyber-security training, college access and affordability, cognition and neuroscience, urban community-engaged teaching. Discover how GSEHD faculty research is making a difference.

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NEWS
Dr. Milman Presented Morton Bender Teaching Award
May 09 - Dr. Natalie Milman was presented with the Morton Bender Teaching Award at the Faculty Honors Celebration. Dr. Milman was highlighted and quoted in GW Today's article Teaching, Scholarship and Support Honored at Faculty Awards. In addition, new Emeriti Faculty were recognized, including Drs. Carol Hoare, Linda Lemasters, Sharon Lynch, Nicholas Paley, Juliana Taymans, and Roger Whitaker. Other faculty awards that were mentioned in the program: Dr. Arshad Ali, American Educational Research Association Early Career Award Dr. Rebecca Dedmond, Presidential Recognition Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service from the National Career Development Association Dr. Daniel Klasik, National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Dr. James Williams, Fulbright Scholar Award for 2016/17 to Thailand for research on Internationalization of Higher Education in ASEAN region
Dr. Ali Gives Invited Lectures
May 08 - Dr. Arshad Ali gave an invited lecture entitled Muslims, Race and the Surveillance State: Muslim Youth in Post 9-11 America at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health on May 4. In addition, Dr. Ali has presented recent talks including Race, Muslims and Surveillance in Post 9-11 America: Lessons from Research with Muslim Youth at Harvard University's Chan School of Public Health, Understanding Anti-Muslim Discrimination and the Experiences of Muslim Students on College Campuses at the Diversity and Inclusion Summit at Brown University, and Lessons from Chavez's legacy of non-violence activism for students today at GW's Cesar Chavez Day 2017 event. Dr. Ali also presented a paper entitled Neocolonial Rationalities and Policing Muslim Bodies at a highlighted session, Religion, Security, and Schooling: Educational Responses to Extremism and Related Issues, at the Comparative International Education Society meeting in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. DiCerbo Leads TELL Meeting
Apr 10 - TELL (Teaching English Language Learners) Director Dr. Patricia DiCerbo, along with senior research associate Tracy Tressler, led a one-day meeting titled Celebrating Lessons & Successes of the TELL Certificate in Richmond, Virginia. The meeting brought together GSEHD faculty and staff, teachers and administrators from rural Virginia school divisions, and state department leadership. Dr. Lottie Baker conducted a Q&A session at the meeting with (former) TELL instructors Dr. Keira Ballantyne, Dr. Janet Schiavone, and Abbe Spokane.
Dr. Green Leads 7-day Study Abroad Trip to Northern Ireland
Mar 28 - Dr. Colin Green led a 7-day study abroad trip to Northern Ireland over spring break with 8 students from the International Education Program and Curriculum and Instruction Program. The study visit was the culmination of his Fall 2016 semester course titled Identity, Pluralism and Schooling in Conflict-Affected Societies. The group visited The Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security, and Justice at Queen's University Belfast (named in honor of US Senator George Mitchell and his contribution to the N. Ireland Peace Process). They met with graduate students and Professor Lesley Emerson whose work is focused on political identity and citizenship curriculum in primary and post-primary schools. They also met with students, faculty, and chaplains at N. Ireland's 1st religiously-integrated school, Lagan College, and had the opportunity to learn first-hand from personnel in an NGO (Community Relations in Schools) that works on peace-education initiatives in religiously-segregated, disadvantaged communities in Belfast. The group traveled to Ireland's north coast, stopping off at the 'Dark Hedges' from Game of Thrones, and on to Corrymeela, the country's longest-serving peace and reconciliation center. They learned of the center's historical and present-day work in peace-building and conflict-transformation, and participated in educator activities from a curriculum entitled By-standing/Up-standing that seeks to develop ethical choice-making in young adults when confronting religious conflict and strife. The trip was capped by spending St. Patrick's Day back in Belfast, visiting the Titanic Exhibition (voted the World's Leading Tourist Attraction, 2016), and participating in other more typical St. Patrick's Day cultural activities. Even the Irish weather cooperated – it didn't rain most days!
GSEHD Alumnus Maurice Joseph Named Head Men's Basketball Coach at GW
Mar 28 - GW has announced that Maurice Joseph, who received his masters from GSEHD, has been named the Head Men's Basketball Coach at GW. The youngest Head Coach in a Top 10 RPI conference, Mr. Joseph coached the team to a 10-8 conference record in the Atlantic 10 this season that included five consecutive wins to finish the regular season.