Our faculty is made up of a multidisciplinary team of prominent researchers and policy analysts-engaged in research and capacity building across the world. In addition to our full time faculty, the department is also home to several practitioners who teach several courses throughout the year.
The department is also home to Dr. Gina Giuliano, our department's graduate advisor and instructor of our undergraduate courses, as well as Mrs. Jessica Siracusa who serves as our Departmental Coordinator.
Our students come from all over the globe, and once they graduate typically become academics, educational leaders, analysts and decision makers in governments, universities, international banks, development assistance agencies, non-governmental organizations and think tanks. For more information, click Prospective Students page.
Meet Our Students
Kimberly, MS student
Kimberly is a second-year master’s student in the Educational Administration and Policy program. As a graduate assistant in the SUNY chancellor’s office, Kimberly researches clinical teacher preparation, and had the privilege of helping to launch the New York State Master Teacher Program. Before attending SUNY Albany, Kimberly interned with Education Week newspaper, where she wrote published news blog posts and articles. As an undergraduate at SUNY New Paltz, Kimberly interned with the Shaping Empowered Teens afterschool program in Poughkeepsie, and tutored at the Highland Residential Center for young men. In her graduate studies, she has written about student autonomy, blended learning, and career and technical education. Her focus is in K-12 policy.
Gregory, PhD student
Gregory is the Principal of the Steinmetz Career and Leadership Academy of Schenectady High School of the Schenectady City School District in Schenectady, New York. After attending Phillips Exeter Academy he earned a B.A. in Economics from Columbia University, a M.A. in Education in E-Education from the University of Phoenix and M.S. in Educational Administration and Supervision from the College of Saint Rose. He is a former business and technology teacher who served in the Albany and Schenectady school systems as a community outreach coordinator.
Emily graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Anthropology from SUNY Plattsburgh as a Presidential Scholar. She was an intern for the NY State Assembly and wrote an award winning paper about an Assembly bill that was published in an annual intern book. She has experience in reservations and event planning through a two-year graduate assistantship with the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership. She currently interns in the Office of the Vice President for Student Success in the area of assessment and staffs the newly formed hazing prevention group for the division. Emily’s research interests include hazing prevention and assessment.