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TC Welcomes New Tenure Track Faculty

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Thomas Hatch

Thomas Hatch

Randi Wolf

Randi Wolf

This year's new faculty includes tenure track faculty and three-year term appointed faculty. Tenure track faculty are introduced below. Future issues of Inside TC will highlight the three-year term appointed faculty and the Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellows.

KAREN FROUD has joined the Speech and Language Pathology Program in the Department of Biobehavioral Studies. Froud comes to TC from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. While there, she collaborated on studies in language comprehension and breakdown, and auditory processing. Prior to that time, Froud was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Developmental Language Disorders and Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London, where she received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Linguistics.

From 1995 to 1996, Froud was a practicing speech and language therapist at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability in London while she was a BSC student at Central School of Speech and Drama. She has also been a part-time lecturer in Linguistics at University College London and a tutor.

THOMAS HATCH is an Associate Professor of Education and Co-director of NCREST. He received his Ed.D. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, in the Human Development Department. During his doctoral studies Hatch focused on an in-depth analysis of the social and intellectual development of children in kindergarten.

Hatch has worked for the past few years as senior scholar at The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. There he served as the Co-director of the K-12 and Teacher Education Program of the Carnegie Academy of the Scholarship of Teaching. At Carnegie, Hatch designed learning experiences for faculty from both K-12 and Higher Education. Hatch also conducted extensive research on the practices and policies of school reform.

Shortly after receiving his doctorate, Hatch served as a Project Director for the ATLAS seminar for Harvard Project Zero, where he led experts in education to study key issues in large-scale reform.

His special interests lie in educational reform, curriculum development, intelligence, and effective learning environments.

MARIE LUCIA MIVILLE is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Education in the Counseling Psychology Program of Counseling and Clinical Psychology. Miville comes to TC from Oklahoma State University, where she was Director of Training and Associate Professor in the Counseling Psychology Program. While a master's and doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at University of Maryland at College Park, Miville was a research assistant in the Testing, Research and Data Processing Unit and a teaching assistant in Developmental Psychology.

Her special interests focus on identifying needs and perceptions of international students; attitudes toward gay and lesbian students, Arab-Americans and students with disabilities; and racial and gender differences in college retention.

RANDI WOLF has been appointed as an Associate Professor of Human Nutrition on the Valteich Endowment. Wolf has previously served Teachers College as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Behavior Studies. She is also currently serving the Teachers College community as a Project Coordinator for a study concerning colorectal cancer screening, for which she received a grant from the National Cancer Institute.

Wolf received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Public Health, where she studied epidemiology. Wolf also received her post-doctorate in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Wolf's areas of specialization include colorectal cancer screening, calcium absorption in men, calcium absorption efficiency in pre- and perimenopausal women, epidemiology of osteoporosis, diet and bone loss, and nutrition and osteoporosis.

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