Graduate students presenting their research at CESS Scholarship Symposium

Our internationally recognized faculty publish their research in many leading academic journals and books. Industry professionals, field partners, community leaders, and local and national media seek out our expertise and guidance on a regular basis.

We prioritize resources and provide incentives that promote interdisciplinary collaboration and research, rewarding linkages to the broad array of human service agencies and schools that bring to life our commitment to the development of individuals, families and their communities.

Research in Education

View our Research in Education brochure highlighting faculty in our Department of Education who focus on research in STEM; Special Education; Health, Wellness and Trauma-Informed Care; Middle Level Education; Early Childhood Education; and other areas.

Stories About Our Research and Scholarship


Research Opportunities and Resources

Research and scholarship receive support through a variety of channels at the University of Vermont and the College of Education and Social Services (CESS). Our Research Council and Research Initiatives Committee supports cutting-edge research and the creation of new knowledge by our faculty, staff, and students.

Internal CESS Resources

Other Resources

Our Faculty and Their Research

Visit our faculty profiles to learn more about their research and scholarship.

Research Centers and Institutes

Dean and Associate Deans

Scott Thomas
Scott Thomas, Ph.D.
Dean

Katharine Shepherd
Katharine Shepherd, Ed.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research

Penny Bishop
Penny Bishop, Ed.D.
Associate Dean for Innovation and Technology

Kieran Killeen
Kieran Killeen, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate and Non-Degree Programming