Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy
Motoko Akiba is an expert on teacher policy and reform, including teacher professional development, teacher evaluation, and teacher compensation. She conducts policy and leadership research on the state and school district supports associated with improvement of the teaching profession in the U.S. as well as other countries.
Professor / Department Chair, EPLS / Program Coordinator, Learning & Cognition
Roehrig is a professor of educational psychology in the College of Education. She is an expert on educational psychology, with an emphasis on learning and cognition, as well as teacher effectiveness, professional development, student engagement, and literacy learning and instruction.
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy
Rutledge is an expert in school reform policy effects, educator response to school reform policies, principal and teacher work in context of school reform, teacher quality policy implications and parental influence on school reform.