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Marvin W. Berkowitz, Ph.D., Ph.D.
Sanford N. McDonnell Endowed Professor in Character Education
Dr. Marvin W. Berkowitz is the inaugural Sanford N. McDonnell Endowed Professor of Character Education, and Co-Director of the Center for Character and Citizenship at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and University of Missouri President’s Thomas Jefferson Professor. He has also served as the inaugural Ambassador H.H. Coors Professor of Character Development at the US Air Force Academy (1999), and Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Ethics Studies at Marquette University (1979-1999). He was also founder and Associate Director of the Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research in Milwaukee. Since 1999 he has directed the Leadership Academy in Character Education in St. Louis.
Donald A. Gouwens, Psy.D., Psy.D.
Chair of the Education Sciences and Professional Programs
Dr. Gouwens earned a Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology degree from Central Michigan University in 1994. He is a certified School Psychologist and Licensed Psychologist in Missouri, a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, and is listed in the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. He has served as the School Psychology Program Coordinator since 2001 and teaches advanced graduate courses in the program.
Rebecca Rogers, Ph.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Rogers is an educational researcher who specializes in literacy studies, teacher learning and critical discourse studies. Her research focuses on the socio-political contexts of literacy and language education and situates critical discourse analysis within an ethnographic tradition. She has published seven books and over 70 articles and chapters in national and international journals such as: Reading Research Quarterly, Linguistics & Education, Critical Discourse Studies, Discourse, Critical Inquiry into Language Studies, the Journal of Literacy Research, Review of Research in Education, Race, Ethnicity and Education, Teaching Education, Anthropology & Education Quarterly, Reading and Writing Quarterly ...
Ruth Schumacher-Martinez, Ph.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Schumacher-Martinez earned a B.A. in English Literature with a concentration in Women's Studies from Drake University. She has an M.Ed in Educational Psychology and a Ph.D. in School Psychology from Loyola University Chicago, an APA-accredited and NASP approved program.
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