Leadership

Our School of Education and Human Development faculty at the University of Virginia produce cutting-edge scholarship, which sits at the intersection of educational and developmental psychology.

Amanda Williford photo

Amanda P. Williford, Ph.D.

Professor, Associate Director for Early Childhood Education, CASTL
Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL)
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Jason Downer photo

Jason T. Downer, Ph.D.

Professor, CASTL Director
Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL)
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Jessica Whittaker photo

Jessica E. Whittaker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL)
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Jennifer LoCasale-Crouch photo

Jennifer LoCasale-Crouch, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL)
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Virginia Vitiello photo

Virginia Vitiello, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL)
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Daphna Bassok, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, EdPolicyWorks Associate Director
EdPolicyWorks
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Dr. Emily Solari

Emily Solari, Ph.D.

Professor
Virginia Literacy Partnerships (VLP)
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Robert Pianta photo

Robert Pianta, Ph.D.

Dean, Founding Director of CASTL
School of Education and Human Development
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Carolyn Gosse, Ph.D.

Carolyn Gosse, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist
Director of LinkB5