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

Aligned with comprehensive academic resources at a major research institution, UVM faculty are positioned as leaders across multiple disciplines that support investigation and discovery.

The College of Education and Social Services (CESS) prioritizes resources and provides incentives that promote interdisciplinary collaboration and research connected to our commitment to development of individuals, families and their communities. CESS researchers regularly contribute to leading journals and publish book in their disciplines. publish their research in a variety of leading academic journals and books. Industry professionals, field partners, community leaders, and local and national media frequently seek out our expertise and guidance.


Meet Our Faculty Researchers

News About Our Research and Scholarship

Research in Education

View our Research in Education brochure highlighting faculty in our Department of Education.

Research Centers and Institutes

Research Funding Opportunities, Resources and Support

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.

UVM Grant Funding Opportunities, Resources and Support

Internal CESS Opportunities

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

Cynthia Reyes
Cynthia Reyes, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs