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A professor who retires in good standing from the UM system may receive the honorary title of professor emeritus for men, or professor emerita for women. This title is granted by the Chancellor in recognition of meritorious service of at least 15 years as a full-time faculty at UMSL and upon recommendation by a vote of department faculty colleagues.


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Wolfgang Althof, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-5181
469 Marillac Hall
althofw@umsl.edu

Wolfgang Althof was the Teresa M. Fischer Professor of Citizenship Education and served as the Executive Director of the Citizenship Education Clearing House (CECH) at the College of Education and the Co-Director (with Marvin W. Berkowitz) of the Center for Character and Citizenship from 2005-2016. ...
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Kathleen S. Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-5788
201 Marillac Hall
brownks@umsl.edu

Kathleen Sullivan Brown, Ph.D., is Chair and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the College of Education at the University of Missouri St. Louis. Dr. Brown earned a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Washington University in 1995. She has also ser...
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Margaret W. Cohen, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Professional Development Emerita

(000) 000-0000
517 Lucas Hall
cohenm@umsl.edu

Professor Cohen received an A.B. from Washington University with majors in elementary education and psychology. She taught autistic children for 3 years before earning a Ph.D. in educational psychology from Washington University in 1979. Before her UMSL appointment in 1980, Dr. Cohen held faculty ap...
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Therese S Cristiani, Ed.D.
Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-6083
469 Marillac Hall
cristianit@umsl.edu

Professor Cristiani received a B.A. in psychology from Southwestern University at Georgetown (1970); the M.S. from Indiana University in counselor education (1973); and the Ed.D. from Indiana University in counselor education (1974). She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a member of the Amer...
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Charles Fazzaro, Ed.D.
Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-5940
269 Marillac Hall
fazzaroc@umsl.edu

Dr. Fazzaro earned both an M.A. (1965) and an Ed.D. (1971) in Education Administration and Curriculum from West Virginia University. Since his appointment to the College of Education in 1971, his work has reflected his commitment to the ideal that the primary mission of American public schools is to...
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Kathleen M. Haywood, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean Emeritus

(314) 516-5872
267 Marillac Hall
haywoodk@umsl.edu

Kathleen M. Haywood, retired Associate Dean and Professor in the College of Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, is an internationally recognized author in the field of life span motor development. She has co-authored both undergraduate and graduate level textbooks in that field. Profe...
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Clark J. Hickman, Ed.D.
Emeritus Associate Dean And Emeritus Associate Research Professor

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202 Education Admin. Bldg.
hickmanc@umsl.edu

Dr. Clark Hickman earned his doctorate from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1993. He studies self-efficacy theory as it relates to motivation to learn, as well as student and instructor behaviors.
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Thomas J. Loughrey, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-5216
239 Mark Twain Bldg.
loughreyt@umsl.edu

Following more than 40 years of educational service, Tom Loughrey continues to be heavily involved in curriculum development efforts in the teaching fields of Health and Physical Education , at the local, state, and national levels. Currently in his thirtieth year of service to the University of Mis...
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Carole Murphy, Ed.D.
Professor Emeritus

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258 Marillac Hall
murphyc@umsl.edu

Carole H. Murphy is a 20-year veteran of the Texas public school system and an 18-year veteran of higher education. She is an internationally known educator in the fields of educational leadership and social studies education. She has worked as a teacher and an administrator in higher education and ...
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Virginia L. Navarro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-5871
354 Marillac Hall
navarrov@umsl.edu

Virginia Navarro, Associate Professor in the Department of Educator Preparation, Innovation & Research at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, received her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Washington University in 1994. A former high school English and journalism teacher in both public and ...
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Mark Pope, Ed.D.
Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-5181
469 Marillac Hall
popeml@umsl.edu

Mark Pope, Ed.D. received his A.B. (Political Science and Sociology) and M.Ed. (Counseling and Personnel Services) from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his Ed.D. (Counseling and Educational Psychology) from the University of San Francisco. Dr. Pope is a National Certified Counselor, Master C...
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Lloyd I. Richardson, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-5095
311 Marillac Hall
richardsonl@umsl.edu

He was named Curators' Teaching Professor in 2003. He has secured over $9 million of external funding and served as PI or Co-PI on over $37 million of external funding.
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E. Wendy Saul, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-4580
361 Marillac Hall
saulw@umsl.edu

E. Wendy Saul serves as the Allen B. and Helen S. Shopmaker Endowed Professor of Education and International Studies in Collaboration with Springboard to Learning. As an UMSL faculty member she teaches graduate courses in teacher research and literacy. To support Springboard she works with the organ...
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Charles D Schmitz, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor Emeritus

(314) 993-4114
202 Education Admin. Bldg.
schmitzc@umsl.edu

Charles D. Schmitz, Ph.D. has been Dean and Professor of Counseling and Family Therapy in the College of Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis since 1996. Prior to that he was Dean and Professor at Baylor University in Texas. Before assuming the Baylor deanship he served in a variety of ...
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Thomas R. Schnell, Ph.D.
Dean And Associate Professor Emeritus

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369 Marillac Hall
schnellt@umsl.edu

Thomas Schnell received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with a major in English and a minor in Speech. He received a Master of Science degree from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, majoring in Secondary Education-Reading and minoring in English liter...
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Helene J. Sherman, Ed.D.
Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-5796
263 Marillac Hall
shermanhe@umsl.edu

     Helene J. Sherman, Ed. D., is an Emeritus Professor in the College of Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She earned her undergraduate degree in elementary education at Washington University in St. Louis and a masters and doctorate degree in education at UM-St...
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Gwendolyn Y. Turner, Ed.D.
Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-5791
308 Marillac Hall
turnerg@umsl.edu

Professor Turner received her Ed.D. and M.Ed. from the University of Arkansas and her BA from Arkansas State University. She has served as a Social Studies Teacher, Reading and Communications Specialist, Adult Educator, Educational Consultant and Teacher Educator. She has served as a board member of...
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Gayle A. Wilkinson, Ed.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus

(314) 516-4804
369 Marillac Hall
wilkinsong@umsl.edu

Gayle A. Wilkinson received her Ed.D. in Secondary Education/ Teacher Development and M.S. in Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her undergraduate degree (BA) was in Biology with teacher certification from Olivet Nazarene University. Before becoming a teacher she was a rese...