Launched in 2018, the Engineering Education PhD Program boasts diverse and exceptional PhD students who are pursuing groundbreaking research with our graduate faculty in many areas, including:

  • Motivation and identity
  • Beliefs about smartness
  • Culturally-responsive pedagogy
  • Community engagement
  • Informal learning spaces
  • Methodological activism
  • Engineering in P-12
  • Diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice

And many more!

Our faculty are internationally recognized scholars who guide our students through their interests and unique career aspirations to successfully complete our well-rounded curriculum. Through rigorous coursework, research opportunities, and teaching experiences, our graduates are well-poised to tackle today’s engineering education problems in a variety of professional settings, including, but not limited to, college and university teaching, research and data analytics, government oversight, instructional design and development, corporate training, non-profit management, and public policy. Email our Graduate Program Coordinator at today for more information!

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Graduate Program Contacts


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Rachel Kajfez, PhD
Graduate Studies Chair

Ana Casado, PhD
Graduate Program Coordinator