Graduate students presenting their research at CESS Scholarship Symposium

Our faculty research is published 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 and their communities.

Faculty and their Research

To learn more about our faculty and their areas of expertise and interest, please visit our faculty profiles.

News about our Recent Research

Research Centers and Institutes

New 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 support the cutting-edge research and creation of new knowledge by college faculty, staff, and students.

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