Graduate School of Education


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  • Brian A. Wandell

    Brian A. Wandell

    Isaac and Madeline Stein Family Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering, of Ophthalmology and at the Graduate School of Education

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsModels and measures of the human visual system. The brain pathways essential for reading development. Diffusion tensor imaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging and computational modeling of visual perception and brain processes.

  • Hans N. Weiler

    Hans N. Weiler

    Professor of Education and of Political Science, Emeritus and Academic Secretary to the University, Emeritus

    BioHans N. Weiler

    Professor Emeritus of Education and Political Science, and Academic Secretary, Emeritus, Stanford University
    Professor of Comparative Politics and Rektor, Emeritus, Viadrina European University, Frankfurt (Oder)

    Having been trained as a political scientist in Frankfurt/Main, Freiburg, and London,
    Hans N. Weiler has been a professor of education and political science at Stanford
    University since 1965, where he was instrumental in developing Stanford’s program
    in international development education (SIDEC). He was director of UNESCO’s
    International Institute for Educational Planning in Paris (IIEP) in the 1970s and has
    served as a consultant to a number of international organizations (including the
    World Bank and the African Development Bank), foundations and national
    governments in Europe, Africa, and South East Asia. At Stanford, he served as
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, as a University Fellow, and as Director of the
    Center for European Studies. He was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in
    the Behavioral Sciences, and has been awarded research fellowships and grants
    by, among others, the British Council, the Japan Society for the Promotion of
    Science, the Spencer Foundation, the Thyssen Foundation, the Friedrich Ebert
    Foundation, and the Deutsche Bank Foundation. In 1993, he was appointed a
    professor of comparative politics and elected the first Rektor (president) of Viadrina
    European University at Frankfurt (Oder), a position from which he retired in the fall
    of 1999. He chaired the Commission on Higher Education of the State of Saxony
    (1999-2002) and was instrumental in the founding and development of the Hertie
    School of Governance in Berlin from 2002 to 2009. He has served in a variety of
    advisory and consulting roles in German and European higher education between
    1999 and 2014. From 2014 to 2017, he served as Stanford’s Academic Secretary to
    the University.

    He has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the (private) Hertie School
    of Governance in Berlin, of the international boards of the Free University of Berlin
    and the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, of the Advisory Board of the Center for Higher
    Education Development (CHE) in Germany, and of the Global Scientific Committee
    for UNESCO’s Forum on Higher Education, Research and Knowledge. His service
    as an evaluator includes the “Excellence Initiative” in German higher education, the
    Berlin Social Science Research Center (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin), the
    University of Freiburg, and various award competitions on research, teaching
    quality, and teacher education. His recent speaking engagements have included
    invited addresses in New York, Paris, Vienna, Budapest, San Francisco,
    Heidelberg, Berlin, Frankfurt/Main, Kuala Lumpur, Trieste, Johannesburg, Cape
    Town, Munich, Istanbul, and Stanford. He has been awarded the Order of Merit of
    the Republic of Poland (Commander’s Cross), of the Federal Republic of Germany
    (Bundesverdienstkreuz I. Kl.), and of the State of Brandenburg, as well as an
    honorary doctorate by Viadrina University, and honorary citizenship by the city of
    Frankfurt (Oder). His publications deal with the politics of educational change, the
    international politics of knowledge production, and the dynamics of reform and nonreform
    in higher education.

    Further information, including a list of publications and a
    more detailed CV, is available at www.stanford.edu/people/weiler.

    August, 2018

  • Carl Wieman

    Carl Wieman

    DRC Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor of Physics and of Education

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe Wieman group’s research generally focuses on the nature of expertise in science and engineering, particularly physics, and how that expertise is best learned, measured, and taught. This involves a range of approaches, including individual cognitive interviews, laboratory experiments, and classroom interventions with controls for comparisons. We are also looking at how different classroom practices impact the attitudes and learning of different demographic groups.

  • Peter Williamson

    Peter Williamson

    Director, Stanford Teacher Education Program for Secondary Teachers and Associate Professor (Teaching) of Education

    BioPeter Williamson is an Associate Professor, Teaching, at Stanford University. He is the Faculty Director of the Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP) for Secondary Teachers. Before coming to Stanford, Peter was an associate professor at the University of San Francisco, were he co-founded the San Francisco Teacher Residency Program. He earned his doctorate at Stanford, and he studies urban education, English education, education with incarcerated youth, curriculum, and literacy. Peter began his career as a special education teacher working with students who were identified with emotional and behavioral challenges, and then later taught middle and high school English and journalism in the Bay Area’s urban schools.

  • John Willinsky

    John Willinsky

    Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Khosla Family Professor of Education

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI work under the auspices of the Public Knowledge Project which is focused on extending access to, and the accessibility of, research and scholarship. The research is on student, professional, and public access to this educational resource, while PKP also engages in developing and designing open source software (free) publishing systems to improve the public and scholarly quality of peer-reviewed journals. This also involves international collaborations in Latin America, Africa, and South-East Asia are aimed at helping to better understand and strengthen scholarly publishing in those areas.

  • Sam Wineburg

    Sam Wineburg

    Margaret Jacks Professor of Education and Professor, by courtesy, of History
    On Leave from 09/01/2020 To 12/31/2020

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDistinguishing what is true in our current digital mess; the teaching and learning of history

    New book out in 2018, Why Learn History (When It's Already on Your Phone)

    How young people make decisions about what to believe on the Internet.

    New forms of assessment to measure historical understanding

    The creation of Web-based environments for the learning and teaching of history

  • Caroline Winterer

    Caroline Winterer

    Willilam Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies, Professor of History and, by courtesy, of Classics and of Education

    BioCaroline Winterer is William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies at Stanford University. She is also Professor (by courtesy) of Classics.

    She specializes in American history before 1900, especially the history of ideas, political thought, and the history of science. She is currently writing a book on the history of deep time in America.