COE: Deans and Chairs
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  Dean of the College of Education

  Associate Deans

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Michael W. Bahr, Ph.D.
Associate Dean

(314) 516-4734
201 Educational Admin. Bldg.

Dr. Bahr earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Cardinal Glennon College and a Master of Education Degree in Counseling from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He is a graduate of Indiana University's APA-accredited School Psychology Program, where he obtained the Doctor of Philo...
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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...

  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 and Leadership

(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. She is also a faculty lead in the English Education program. Her research interests include online support of beginning teachers, investigation of ...