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Faculty/Staff Directory

  Dean of the College of Education

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Ann Taylor, Ph.D.

(314) 516-5109
201 Education Admin. Bldg.

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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Shawn Woodhouse, Ph.D.
Associate Dean

(314) 516-5889
209 Education Admin. Bldg.

Shawn Woodhouse is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration in the Division of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies for the College of Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. A Gus T. Ridgel Fellow, Dr. Woodhouse completed her Ph.D. at the University of Missouri-Co...


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William C. Kyle, Jr., Ph.D.
Director of Doctoral Programs

(314) 516-5375
357 Marillac Hall

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

Dr. Gouwens has served as Department Chair since 2012 and Program Coordinator for the UMSL School Psychology Program since 2001. He is a certified School Psychologist and Licensed Psychologist in Missouri, a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, and is listed in the National Register o...
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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

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.