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Ed.D. Core Faculty Roster 

Ed.D. faculty represent a wide range of scholars, practitioners, and educational leaders within their respective fields. In addition to providing hands-on, student-centered instruction, Ed.D. faculty model interdisciplinary collaboration to address pressing social issues and barriers within their field. Faculty include UW Tacoma professors, regional leaders in health care, higher education, and K-12 education, as well as national experts in related fields. Click on their profiles below for their contact information.

Dr. Robin Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn, Director and Associate Professor in Education
Dr. Billye Sankofa Waters, Assistant Professor in Education
Dr. Rob MacGregor, Professor in Practice in Education
Dr. Chris Knaus, Professor in Education (on sabbatical in 2019-2020 from September 16, 2019-June 16, 2020)

Ed.D. Adjunct Faculty & Lecturers

Dr. Marian Harris, Adjunct Professor in Education/Professor in Social Work 
Dr. Rachelle Rogers-Ard, Lecturer in Education (teaching Autumn Quarter 2019)
Dr. Miranda Kucera, Lecturer in Education (teaching Autumn Quarter 2019)
Dr. Gerald Pumphrey, Lecturer in Education (teaching Autumn '19-Spring '20)

Ed.D. Staff

Ashley Walker, M.Ed., Graduate Advisor in Education 

Ed.D. Council

Dr. Robin Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn, Director and Associate Professor in Education
Dr. Billye Sankofa Waters, Assistant Professor in Education
Dr. Rob MacGregor, Professor in Practice in Education
Dr. Patsy Maloney, Principal Lecturer in Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
Dr. Dr. David Reyes, Assistant Professor in Nursing and Healthcare Leadership

Ex-Officio Council Members

Dr. Sharon Gavin Fought, Director and Associate Professor in Nursing & Healthcare Leadership
Ashley Walker, Graduate Advisor in Education

Please view the School of Education's directory for a full roster of faculty:
http://directory.tacoma.uw.edu/department/education-school

Please view the School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership's directory for a full roster of faculty:
https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/nursing/faculty-directory