Faculty

Faculty in the Ph.D. program in Urban Education include faculty appointed solely to The Graduate Center, as well as affiliated faculty who teach at The Graduate Center as well as another CUNY school. Our faculty are distinguished scholars, who are active in their communities and dedicated to their students and their research.

View our faculty and emeritus faculty below.

Our Faculty

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Paul Attewell

Distinguished Professor

  • Urban Education

Distinguished Professor

  • Sociology

Distinguished Professor

  • Social Welfare

Distinguished Professor

  • Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
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Juan Battle

Executive Officer and Presidential Professor

  • Nursing

Presidential Professor

  • Sociology

Presidential Professor

  • Urban Education

Presidential Professor

  • Liberal Studies

Presidential Professor

  • Social Welfare

Presidential Professor

  • Africana Studies
Regina Bernard - Associate Professor and Interim Chair of Black and Latino Studies  -  profile photo

Regina Bernard

Associate Professor and Interim Chair of Black and Latino Studies

  • Urban Education
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David Brotherton

Professor

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Criminal Justice

Professor

  • Sociology

Professor

  • International Migration Studies
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Mark Christian

Professor & Chair

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Africana Studies
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Colette Daiute

Professor

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Educational Psychology

Professor

  • Psychology

Professor

  • Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
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Sherry Deckman

Assistant Professor

  • Urban Education

Assistant Professor

  • Social Welfare
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José Del Valle

Professor

  • Linguistics

Professor

  • Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures

Professor

  • Urban Education
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Ariana Mangual Figueroa

Associate Professor

  • Urban Education

Associate Professor

  • Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures
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Michelle Fine

Distinguished Professor

  • Urban Education

Distinguished Professor

  • Psychology

Distinguished Professor

  • Liberal Studies

Distinguished Professor

  • Women's and Gender Studies

Distinguished Professor

  • American Studies
Wendy Luttrell

Wendy Luttrell

Professor

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Psychology

Professor

  • Sociology

Professor

  • Women's and Gender Studies
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Pamela Mills

Professor

  • Chemistry

Professor

  • Urban Education
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George Otte

Professor

  • English

Professor

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Digital Humanities

Professor

  • Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
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Anthony Picciano

Professor

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

Professor

  • Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
Martin Ruck

Martin Ruck

Executive Officer

  • Educational Opportunity and Diversity

Professor

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Psychology

Professor

  • Africana Studies
Anna Stetsenko

Anna Stetsenko

Professor

  • Psychology

Professor

  • Urban Education

Training Area Head, Developmental Psychology

Celina Su - Professor -  profile photo

Celina Su

Professor

  • Psychology

Professor

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
Mar’a Elena Torre - Research Scientist -  profile photo

Maria Elena Torre

Research Scientist

  • Psychology

Director and Co-Founder, The Public Science Project

  • Urban Education
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Deborah Vietze

Professor

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Psychology

Professor

  • Africana Studies
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Julia Wrigley

Professor

  • Urban Education

Professor

  • Sociology

Professor

  • Women's and Gender Studies

Emeritus Faculty

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Stephen Brier

Professor Emeritus

  • Urban Education

Professor Emeritus

  • Digital Humanities

Professor Emeritus

  • Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

Professor Emeritus

  • American Studies

Professor Emeritus

  • Liberal Studies
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Ofelia García

Professor Emerita

  • Urban Education

Professor Emerita

  • Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures
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Ira Shor

Professor

  • English

Professor

  • Urban Education