Graduate School of Education

Faculty and Staff

Meet the EdD Program Faculty and Staff

COORDINATORS

Dr. Marla MalletteMarla Mallette
Associate Professor, Literacy Education
Co-Coordinator, EdD in Educational Research, Theory and Practice
607-777-7331
mmallett@binghamton.edu

BIO
Marla Mallette joined the Graduate School of Education at Binghamton University in 2012. Prior to joining the faculty at Binghamton University, Mallette taught for 12 years at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She earned her PhD in Literacy Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and prior to that, she taught first grade in the Clark County School District.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Mallette’s research interests focus on understanding the role of teachers’ and students’ beliefs about literacy learning, teacher expectations, early literacy learning, literacy instruction and intervention, and mixed methods research in literacy.

TEACHING EXPERTISE
Mallette teaches courses in mixed research methodologies, early literacy, and literacy research theory and pedagogy.

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Dr. Candace MulcahyCandace Mulcahy
Associate Professor, Special Education
Co-Coordinator, EdD in Educational Research, Theory and Practice
607-777-4169
cmulcahy@binghamton.edu

BIO
Candace Mulcahy joined the Graduate School of Education as an assistant professor in 2007. She received her undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees at the University of Maryland, College Park. She taught in self-contained classrooms at the elementary and middle school levels in Montgomery County, Md.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Mulcahy’s research interests include education policies that apply to youth in corrections, provision of appropriate education and special education services to marginalized youth, and effective reading and mathematics instruction for youth with disabilities in public schools and for youth in corrections.

TEACHING EXPERTISE
Mulcahy teaches courses in secondary special education instructional methods, special education technologies, and behavior management.

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STUDENT SERVICES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Jeannette Lowell
Administrative Assistant, Student Services

BIO
Jeannette has been working at Binghamton University for 10 years, and in the GSE for three years. She is the go-to person for all things related to the university. She can help students register for classes, get information, and complete necessary paperwork. Lowell also sends important emails regarding the program via the student listserv.

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TEACHING FACULTY

Erin Washburn

BIO
Erin Washburn joined the Graduate School of Education as an assistant professor in 2010. She received her undergraduate degree from Baylor University and her master's and doctoral degrees from Texas A&M University. She has worked as a preschool teacher and as a reading specialist in middle and high schools in Texas.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Washburn’s research interests include teacher knowledge related to teaching reading and writing, literacy teacher preparation, and the efficacy of school-based literacy interventions for striving readers and writers.

TEACHING EXPERTISE
Washburn teaches courses in literacy assessment and instruction, content area literacy, and supervises graduate students in the literacy practicum.

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Last Updated: 3/1/17