Research and Teaching Interests: The role, function, and impact of higher education; theory and practice in adult learning; public policy and education; quantitative research.
Professor and Department Chair, Economics
My research examines the political economy of various government expenditure programs, including primary and secondary education, income redistribution, and federal disaster aid.
Sarah Irvine Belson,
Dean, School of Education, Teaching and Health
Dr. Irvine Belson's research activities focus on infusing effective components of instructional design with emerging technology across the field of education, particularly for students with exceptionalities. Dr. Irvine Belson has trained pre-service ... [More]
Jason Snyder’s teaching and research focuses on education law and education policy. Prior to joining American University’s faculty, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Seco... [More]
Dr. Vasquez is a Professor of Education at American University. Her research interests are in critical literacy, early literacy and information communication technology. Her publications include nine books and numerous book chapters and articles in r... [More]