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Research & Engagement

We are dedicated to studying and improving education practice, policy, and the contexts of teaching and learning. Marsal School research is strengthened by our numerous successful partnerships in Detroit and in southeast Michigan.


in annual research expenditure

In fiscal year 2022, the Marsal School had $11,462,380 in research expenditures


students and postdoctoral fellows employed on research projects


in Education & Educational Research

Center for World University Rankings based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals



December 06, 2023
Achieving Governor Whitmer’s aim of universal Pre-K will require building upon established programs and making some adjustments to the state’s education system.
October 10, 2023
The study analyzes state and local-level administrative data, two comparative case studies of an urban and rural district, as well as surveys and interviews with district administrators, principals, and substitute teachers to understand the state's K-12 education workforce.


May 23, 2024
12:00-2:00 p.m.

May 23, 2024
2:30-4:30 p.m.

May 24, 2024
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

May 28, 2024
1:00-3:00 p.m.


Collaborate with Us

The Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research is a Marsal Family School of Education center devoted to offering high-quality designs, evaluations, and research on teaching, learning, leadership, and policy at multiple levels of education.

Design and development of education curricula, programs, technology tools, and software.

Comprehensive evaluation services and technical assistance related to programs and research.

Faculty Collaboration
Expert research on education practice at multiple levels and in multiple sites.

Professional Learning
Research-based professional learning services.

Meet the Faculty

Associate Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 647-1652
William H. Payne Collegiate Professor of Education and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Marsal Family School of Education; Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Associate Dean
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies; Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 615-4415
Associate Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 647-9572
Clinical Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 615-9048
Professor, Marsal Family School of Education; Faculty Associate, Institute for Social Research
(734) 647-8394
Assistant Research Scientist, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 615-1270
Chair, Educational Studies; Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 763-9497



(734) 615-5028
[email protected]


Room 1033
610 East University Avenue
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1259

Office Hours

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.