• Senior Research Scientist; Visiting Lecturer in Education

    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

    Research interests include risky and resilient digital media behaviors within vulnerable peer and family contexts as well as digital citizenship and how to engage youth in (re)defining and monitoring healthy digital media use

    More about Linda Charmaraman

  • Senior Lecturer in Education

    B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University

    Study of educational philosophy, policy, and practice, and the social sciences, humanities, and other studies relevant to them. 

    More about Kenneth S. Hawes

  • Professor of Education

    B.A., M.T., University of Virginia; Ed.D., Harvard University

    Explores school-community relationships in K-12 urban schools with an emphasis on race, immigration, and culture.

    More about Soo Hong

  • Lecturer in Education; Director, Elementary Education Program

    B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; MS. Ed. Bank Street College of Education, Ed.D., Harvard University

    Research on teacher education, urban education, teacher and youth participatory action research, and the unity of theory and practice in education.

    More about Noah A. Rubin

  • Senior Lecturer in Education

    B.A., Clark University; M.Ed., Framingham State College

    Experienced educator with interests in children's literature, literacy learning, fostering communities of learners, and special education.

    More about Diane Tutin

  • Lecturer in Education

    B.A., Haverford College; Ed.D., Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education

    Explores the working lives and identities of community based youth workers and the experiences of adolescents in out-of-school time activities.

    More about Deepa Vasudevan


Affiliate Education Faculty

  • Lecturer in Economics

    B.A., Wesleyan University ; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    I am a social scientist interested in issues of inequality with a focus on education, particularly under-resourced public schools and students from less privileged backgrounds.

    More about Rachel Deyette Werkema

  • Mildred Lane Kemper Professor of Sociology

    B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    More about Peggy Levitt

  • Associate Professor of American Studies

    B.A., M.A., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., University of California (San Diego)

    Interests include Chicana/Latino literature and culture; and analysis of gender, labor, immigration, sexuality, and representation in cultural production.

    More about Irene Mata

  • Professor of Psychology

    B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Research interests include the relationship between language and cognition, bilingualism, the psycholinguistics of sign languages, and the role of iconicity in language.

    More about Jennie E. Pyers

  • Associate Professor of Sociology

    B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Virginia

    More about Markella B. Rutherford

  • Frost Associate Professor in Environmental Science; Associate Professor of Chemistry

    B.S., Ph.D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research on inorganic environmental chemistry, especially gas tracers and climate change. Teaching  includes inorganic, introductory, and aquatic chemistry.

    More about Rachel H. R. Stanley


Education Faculty Emeritus 

  • Professor Emerita of Education

    A.B., Radcliffe College; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University

    Historian of education and of childhood, teacher education, and education reform; preschool policy and advocacy

    More about Barbara R. Beatty

Associates in Education

Christine Chu (History Teacher, Westwood High School, Holly Anza (English Teacher, Framingham High School), Jennifer Gardony (MIT Teacher Education Program Manager), Heather Haskell (Lead Teacher Wellesley Public Schools), Jennifer Friedman (Director of Literacy Wellesley Public Schools), Lisa Nam (Instructor, MIT D-Lab)