Our Research: Solving Problems, Changing Lives
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.
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nationally in active research grants among all colleges of education
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Why Our Research Matters
We transform teaching and learning environments
across the lifespan.
“We have world-class researchers and scholars who are shaping policy, advancing the field, improving the practice of education and changing lives.”
– Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation,
NC State College of Education
Our faculty and researchers are addressing pressing educational problems. Their areas of strength include:
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Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Research Development Office
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