Our faculty and research associates engage in research across disciplines and fields to advance knowledge and solve some of the most important educational problems in North Carolina and beyond. As globally-recognized experts, they are transforming the practice of teaching, learning and leading.


Top 6%

Nationally in Active Research Grants


in Total Active Research Projects


Total Active Research Projects

Research Equipment

"We have world-class researchers and scholars who are shaping policy, advancing the field, improving the practice of education and changing lives."

- Mary Ann Danowitz, D.Ed
Dean, NC State College of Education

Our faculty are regularly cired in media outlets including:

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Our 67 full-time College of Education faculty set a new record for grants awarded in 2018-19 for the third year in a row.


Grants Awarded


Amount in Grants Awarded


Research Expenditures

Karen Hollebrands


Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

Research Development Office

We offer a wide range of pre-award and post-award services.