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Who We Are

The College of Education and Human Development has over 300 faculty and staff, dedicated to promoting learning and development in our students and helping to develop solutions to the problems that face our schools and the challenges encountered by children, adults, families and the communities in which they live.  


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Human Development & Family Studies
School of Education

If you are interested in becoming a member of our UD family, or are considering a new position within the University, look for recent postings on the UDJobs website. 

Faculty Recognition

Our faculty has received prestigious awards at the University and beyond:

ISIR Lifetime Achievement Award – In 2013, Linda Gottfredson, professor, School of Education, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Intelligence Research (ISIR). ISIR is the focal scientific society for the world’s researchers on human intelligence.

Alison AwardRoberta Golinkoff, H. Rodney Sharp Chair in the School of Education, was presented the 2011 Francis Alison Award, the highest honor bestowed on a UD faculty member. This honor acknowledges Golinkoff’s dedication to scholarship and teaching, including major contributions to research on language acquisition and strong public engagement with research on early learning. 

Excellence in Advising Award 

2013: Marsha Baumeister, assistant professor of Education was recognized by UD for excellence in mentoring and advising.

2011: Lynn Worden, Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator in HDFS, and Stephanie Kotch, Elementary Teacher Education Field Experience Coordinator for SOE, were recognized  for their outstanding work in teaching and advising.

Excellence in Teaching Award

2013: Gary Allison, assistant professor of Special Education, received UD’s Excellence in Teaching Award.


To learn more about a faculty member’s accomplishments, view our research and publications pages or enter their name in the following sites:

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