Gregory J. Collins, Ph.D. Student, Educational Policy
Greg’s research interests center on teacher and educational leadership policy, school and district organization, and matters of space and place in education.
Jordan D’Olier, Ph.D. Student, Educational Leadership
Jordan’s research explores teachers’ emotional intelligence and its role in developing school environments and teacher-student relationships. He is originally from Hawaii where he taught math and aided in the development of a college preparatory conversion charter school.
Cassie Lo, Ed.D Student, Reading, Writing, and Literacy
Cassie’s work focuses on the intersection of trauma studies and literacy, and she will be conducting her dissertation research in a writing group at a West Philadelphia charter school. Prior to her time at PennGSE, Cassie taught high school English in New Jersey for six years.
Katherine Pak, Ed.D. Student, Educational Leadership
Katie’s research explores school relationships with urban district offices, the influence of policy making structures and implementation strategies on teacher practice, and transforming the professional learning landscape for educators. She is a proud graduate of Georgetown University.