Committee on Education Faculty
Below is a list of faculty members at the University of Chicago affiliated with the Committee on Education, organized by departmental affiliation. Click on any of the names to view a more extensive biography and links to recent publications.
Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Human Development
Interests: Trauma-responsive educational practices, effects of gentrification on public schools, effects of relocation, experiences of children in immigrant families, race-ethnicity, inequality, post-secondary persistence of Black and Latino students, integration of quantitative and qualitative methods.
Rebecca Ann Boylan Professor in Education and Society,
Department of Psychology
Interests: Cognitive development, development and plasticity of spatial skills, early quantitative development, language development and functional plasticity in children with early brain injury
Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Interests: Experimental economics, usage of behavioral economics to increase parental engagement in early childhood education, youth violence, economics of charity, environmental economics, experiments in firms
Gary Becker Professor, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
Interests: Labor economics; public economics; analysis of social mobility and inequality
Dean, Division of the Social Sciences, and William S. Gray Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Psychology
Interests: Social cognition in infants and young children, cultural and community influences on children’s learning strategies, social-cognitive development.