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The Department of Education draws students from across disciplines to examine the institution of education and its role in society. Our department also trains teachers to have a strong background in educational theory and practice and to acquire expertise in their chosen academic discipline.

Department News and Stories

  • Napoli Published with Kuti & Spires

    Deborah Napoli, director of clinical practice for University education programs, co-authored a chapter in the edited collection International Perspectives on School-University Partnerships with Laura Kuti, assistant professor and chair of teacher education, and Bob Spires, associate professor of education. The chapter addressed the teacher shortage in Virginia.

  • Stohr-Hunt Elected

    Tricia Stohr-Hunt, assistant professor of elementary education, was elected president of the Virginia Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators, an organization representing over 30 Colleges and Schools of Education and the hundreds of faculty, leaders, and staff who prepare future teachers across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • Brown and Honsinger Published

    Mavis Brown, associate professor of education and interim chair of the Department of Education, has published "Preparing trauma-sensitive teachers: Strategies for teacher educators" in The Teacher Educators' Journal with Adjunct Assistant Education Professor Connie Honsinger. 

Contact Us

Mailing address:
Department of Education
North Court Academic, Suite 300
421 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond
Richmond, VA, USA, 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8428
Fax: (804) 287-6369

Chair: Patricia Stohr-Hunt
Academic Administrative Specialist: Liza Carpenter (A&S undergraduate education students)