Dean of the College of Education

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Ann Taylor, Ph.D.
Interim Dean

(314) 516-5106
205 Education Administration Bldg.
taylorann@umsl.edu

Ann received her bachelor’s degree from Nottingham University, UK (Geography), her master’s from the University of Sheffield, UK (Education), a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from West Midlands College of Higher Education in Walsall, UK, (Geography and Chemistry) and a Ph.D. from...

  Associate Deans

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Susan Kashubeck-West, Ph.D.
Director of Research

(314) 516-6091
455 Marillac Hall
SusanKW@umsl.edu

Susan Kashubeck-West, Ph.D., received bachelor’s degrees in psychology and women’s studies from the University of Michigan, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in counseling psychology from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining the UMSL faculty in 2001, she taught psychology at Drake University...
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William C. Kyle, Jr., Ph.D.
Director of Doctoral Programs

(314) 516-5375
357 Marillac Hall
kylew@umsl.edu

William C. Kyle, Jr. is the E. Desmond Lee Family Professor of Science Education I. He received a BS in Biology from LeMoyne College (Syracuse, NY) and a MS and PhD in Science Education from The University of Iowa. Prior to joining the UM-St. Louis faculty in 1996, Professor Kyle taught middle and h...

  Department Chairs

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Donald A. Gouwens, Psy.D.
Chair of Educational Sciences and Professional Programs

(314) 516-4773
459a Marillac Hall
gouwensd@umsl.edu

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 Psychologi...
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Nancy Robb Singer, Ph.D.
Chair of the Department of Educator Preparation, Innovation and Research

(314) 516-5517
358 Marillac Hall
singerna@umsl.edu

Nancy Robb Singer holds B.S. Ed. and M.Ed. degrees from the University of Missouri—Columbia and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. At UMSL, Dr. Singer directs the Gateway Writing Project (GWP) and is a faculty lead in the English Education program.