Welcome

The mission of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is to advance knowledge and the practice of teaching and learning. We address the educational needs of a rapidly changing global society in democratic and socially just ways. Our teaching and research are rooted in a variety of academic disciplines. We value innovation and build upon the strengths of cultural and linguistic diversity.

Meet our Faculty

Anthony Petrosino

Anthony Petrosino
Associate Professor & STEM Graduate Advisor

STEM Education

Dr. Petrosino has received over 15 million dollars in grants from the National Science Foundation... more

Meet our Alumni

Nihat Polat

Nihat Polat
Assistant Professor of Education and ESL MSED Program Director, Duquesne University

There are some things that any graduate student can learn on their own but being an ‘apprentice’ and learning from faculty who do cutting-edge research is a different experience. more