As a part of a land-grant university, we are called to do more. Our faculty, staff and students are committed to making a transformational impact on society.
Our research faculty examine the urgent challenges of our society. Across our centers and labs, we are discovering new knowledge every day. Knowledge that when translated improves the quality of life for countless individuals.
By the numbers
Proposals Submitted by CEHD Faculty
Percent Tenured/ Tenure Track Faculty
New Research Awards
2018 Annual Budgeted Funding
- Center for Research & Development in Dual Language & Literacy Acquisition: The CRDLLA engages in research that seeks to close the achievement gap between English learners and native English-language speaking classmates in Texas schools.
- Center for Sport Management Research and Education: CSMRE is committed to bringing together interdisciplinary researchers in the study of sport management to create and distribute new and timely knowledge and practices concerning the application of sport management.
- Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity: CTRAL is engaged in ongoing translational research on nutrition, exercise and metabolism in relation to aging and the common diseases of our aging population.
- Center for Urban School Partnerships: CUSP is the only center in the state of Texas with the specific purpose of improving urban schools via collaborative partnerships.
- Center on Disability and Development: The CDD is a part of a national network of centers focused on promoting inclusive schools and communities, improving education and quality of life outcomes, and creating better lives for people with disabilities and their families through education, research and service.
- Education Leadership Research Center: The ELRC works to drive effective education leadership through research on leadership practices and policies within American schools.
- Education Research Center: The ERC examines the impact of school resources and teaching methods on student learning achievement gaps and seeks to improve P-16 educational policy and decision-making.
- Sydney and J.L. Huffines Institute for Sport Medicine and Human Performance: The Huffines Institute is a national leader in facilitating research, application and communications between sport scientists, practitioners and the world.
- Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning: TCALL promotes successful adult learner transitions to postsecondary education, workforce training and jobs with family-sustaining wages.
- Transdisciplinary Center for Health Equity Research: TCHER is the only center dedicated to health equity through research, teaching, and service that is housed in a college/school of education.
Research in our Departments
The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development is committed and actively engaged in research in the areas of:
- Adult education
- Educational leadership and policy
- Higher education administration
- Human resource development
Additionally, three faculty are Co-PIs on funded research in other departments that have totals of over $16 million.
InitiativesLearn more about EAHR research
The Department of Educational Psychology is engaged in exciting, cutting-edge research in school, home and community settings. With over $8 million in external funding expenditures last year, the department has significant initiatives that examine educational achievement, social support and mental health issues across various ages and demographics.
InitiativesLearn more about EPSY research
The Department of Health and Kinesiology contributes to the quality of life of the citizens of the state, nation and world through the creation and dissemination of innovative knowledge in the areas of:
- Health education
- Exercise physiology
- Motor behavior & neuroscience
- Sport pedagogy
- Sport management
InitiativesLearn more about HLKN research
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture strives to produce quality future educators through research conducted in the areas of teacher preparation and educational achievement particularly in the areas of:
- Culture and curriculum
- English as a second language
- Mathematics and science education
- Reading and language arts
- Technology and urban education