• Senior Research Scientist; Visiting Lecturer in Education

    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

    Research interests include risky and resilient digital media behaviors within vulnerable peer and family contexts as well as digital citizenship and how to engage youth in (re)defining and monitoring healthy digital media use.

    More about Linda Charmaraman

  • Assistant Professor of Education

    B.A., University of Florida; M.A., MPhil, Ph.D., New York University

    Studies intersecting issues of race, immigration, language, and culture in schools and locates transformative education spaces/practices

    More about Pamela D'Andrea Martínez

  • Professor of Education

    B.A., M.T., University of Virginia; Ed.D., Harvard University

    Explores school-community relationships in K-12 urban schools with an emphasis on race, immigration, and culture.

    More about Soo Hong

  • Faculty Director of the Wellesley College Child Study Center; Lecturer in Psychology and Education

    B.S. Ed Lesley College, Ed.M Harvard Graduate School of Education, Post Masters in Early Education Research, Policy and Practice, University of MA, Boston

    Specialist in Early Education and Special Education

    More about Maureen Morgan

  • Lecturer in Education

    B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; MS. Ed. Bank Street College of Education, Ed.D., Harvard University

    Research on teacher education, urban education, teacher and youth participatory action research, and the unity of theory and practice in education.

    More about Noah A. Rubin

  • Senior Lecturer in Education

    B.A., Clark University; M.Ed., Framingham State College

    Experienced educator with interests in children's literature, literacy learning, fostering communities of learners, and special education.

    More about Diane Tutin


Affiliate Education Faculty

  • Lecturer in Economics

    B.A., Wesleyan University ; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    I am a social scientist interested in issues of inequality with a focus on education, particularly under-resourced public schools and students from less privileged backgrounds.

    More about Rachel Deyette Werkema

  • Mildred Lane Kemper Professor of Sociology

    B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Cultural and intellectual inequality, museums, decentered knowledge production and pedagogy, sociology of art and literature, migration, transnational social protection.

    More about Peggy Levitt

  • Associate Professor of American Studies; Co-Director, The Suzy Newhouse Center for the Humanities

    B.A., M.A., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., University of California (San Diego)

    Interests include Chicana/Latino literature and culture; and analysis of gender, labor, immigration, sexuality, and representation in cultural production.

    More about Irene Mata

  • Professor of Psychology

    B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Research interests include the relationship between language and cognition, bilingualism, the psycholinguistics of sign languages, and the role of iconicity in language.

    More about Jennie E. Pyers

  • Associate Professor of Sociology

    B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Virginia

    More about Markella B. Rutherford

  • Frost Associate Professor in Environmental Science; Associate Professor of Chemistry

    B.S., Ph.D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research on inorganic environmental chemistry, especially gas tracers and climate change. Teaching  includes inorganic, introductory, and aquatic chemistry.

    More about Rachel H. R. Stanley


Education Faculty Emeriti 

  • Professor Emerita of Education

    A.B., Radcliffe College; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University

    Historian of education and of childhood, teacher education, and education reform; preschool policy and advocacy

    More about Barbara R. Beatty

  • Senior Lecturer Emeritus in Education

    B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University

    Study of educational philosophy, policy, and practice, and the social sciences, humanities, and other studies relevant to them. 

    More about Kenneth S. Hawes

Associates in Education

Christine Chu (History Teacher, Westwood High School, Holly Anza (English Teacher, Framingham High School), Jennifer Gardony (MIT Teacher Education Program Manager), Heather Haskell (Lead Teacher Wellesley Public Schools), Jennifer Friedman (Director of Literacy Wellesley Public Schools), Lisa Nam (Instructor, MIT D-Lab)