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Search Committee for Dean of the School of Education and Social Policy

Northwestern University is conducting a search for the next dean of the School of Education and Social Policy. A search committee, which includes faculty, students, staff and alumni of the School of Education and Social Policy, is undertaking the search. The committee has engaged WittKieffer to support the search.

Members of the Northwestern community are invited to share input on the search and nominations for the next leader of the School of Education and Social Policy by emailing SESPdeansearch@northwestern.edu. School of Education and Social Policy community members are invited to share input on the search and nominate potential candidates via online survey.

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School of Education and Social Policy Dean Search Committee

  • Emma K. Adam (Chair), Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Human Development and Social Policy; Faculty Fellow, Institute of Policy Research; Associate Vice President for Research, Office for Research
  • Anna Chen, Undergraduate Student, Class of 2024, School of Education and Social Policy and the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music
  • Coleen Coleman, Associate Dean, School of Education and Social Policy; School of Education and Social Policy Alumna
  • Jeannette Colyvas, Associate Professor, Human Development and Social Policy and Learning Sciences, School of Education and Social Policy; Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Policy Research
  • Kirabo Jackson, Abraham Harris Professor of Education and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy; Faculty Fellow, Institute of Policy Research
  • Katherine A. Magnuson, Vilas Distinguished Professor of Social Work and Director, Institute for Poverty Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison; School of Education and Social Policy Alumna
  • Nichole Pinkard, Alice Hamilton Professor of Education and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy; School of Education and Social Policy Alumna
  • Adrian Randolph, Dean of the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Art History
  • Kimberly Scott, Assistant Professor and Executive Director of the Master’s and Executive Programs in Learning and Organizational Change, School of Education and Social Policy
  • James P. Spillane, Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Professor in Learning and Organizational Change; Professor, Human Development and Social Policy and Learning Sciences, School of Education and Social Policy; Faculty Associate, Institute for Policy Research
  • Shirin Vossoughi, Associate Professor of Learning Sciences, School of Education and Social Policy
  • Corey Winchester, First-year PhD Student, Learning Sciences, School of Education and Social Policy; School of Education and Social Policy Alumnus

Committee Staff

  • Lorraine Cassis, Executive Assistant, Office of the Provost 
  • Roma Khanna, Associate Provost for Strategy and Policy, Office of the Provost
  • Mearah Quinn-Brauner, Senior Director for Strategy and Policy, Office of the Provost