Education — Applied and Advanced Studies in Education (323) 343-4330

Kathryn Alesandrini
Professor of Instructional Technology; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-4335
E-mail: kalesan@calstatela.edu

  • Technology in education and business
  • Information management and technology

Stephanie Edwards-Evans
Professor of Education; Ed.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-4337
E-mail: sevans@calstatela.edu

  • Urban education
  • African American dialects and schooling
  • School integration and school vouchers
  • Black education

Fernando A. Hernandez
Professor of Education; B.A., Cal State L.A., Ph.D., United States International University
Contact: (323) 343-4330
E-mail: fhernan@calstatela.edu

  • Ethnic group relations
  • Affirmative action
  • Chicano community
  • Mexican American youth identity
  • Health education
  • Civil rights

Albert Jones
Associate Professor of Education; Ed.D., Tennessee State University
Contact: (323) 343-4444
E-mail: ajones4@calstatela.edu

  • In-service trainings for teachers
  • Classroom management
  • Student behavior
  • School climate

Lori YoonKyung Kim
Professor of Education and Educational Administration Program Chair; Ph.D., USC
Contact: (323) 343-4330
E-mail: lkim@calstatela.edu

  • Educational policy
  • School finance
  • Program development
  • Korean and Korean-American education
  • Urban learning, teaching and research

Fluent in: Korean.


Antony John Kunnan
Professor of Education; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-4300
E-mail: akunnan@calstatela.edu

  • Training and testing programs
  • English language testing
  • International Language Testing Association
  • Language assessment

Penelope Semrau
Professor of Education; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Contact: (323) 343-5506
E-mail: psemrau@calstatela.edu

  • Interactive video design and production
  • Software authoring tools in education
  • Computer-assisted instruction
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Hypermedia and instructional technology

Simeon Slovacek
Professor of Education; Ph.D., Cornell University (Educational Research & Evaluation Methodology)
Contact: (323) 343-4379 or (323) 343-5622
E-mail: sslovac@calstatela.edu

  • Program Evaluation and Research Collaborative
  • School reform (charter schools)
  • Educational assessment
  • Research and evaluation methodology
  • Restructuring K-12 schools through the Charter Schools and the Accelerated Schools reform models

Marguerite Ann Snow
Professor of Education; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-4373
E-mail: asnow@calstatela.edu

  • TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) program
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teaching methods
  • Content-based instruction
  • Immersion and bilingual education
  • Foreign language education