Collage of CESS faculty including Jackie Weinstock, Leon Walls, Cynthia Reyes, Jesse Suter, and Bernice Garnett.

Our internationally recognized faculty publish their research in a variety of 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.

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Research in Education

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Research Centers and Institutes

Research Opportunities and Resources

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

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Dean and Associate Deans

Katharine Shepherd
Katharine Shepherd, Ed.D.

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

Jane Okech
Jane Okech, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs