Department Chair
Pamela S. Nesselrodt
Professor of Education; Director of Certification (2000).
57 S College St
nesselrp@dickinson.edu
(717) 245-1037
Department Faculty
Pamela S. Nesselrodt
Professor of Education; Director of Certification (2000).
57 S College St
(717) 245-1037 | nesselrp@dickinson.edu
B.A., James Madison University, 1973; M.A., 1976; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1989.

Primary research interests are school reform, program development and evaluation, teacher effectiveness, and improving educational opportunities of children placed at risk.
Sarah D. Bair
(on sabbatical Spring 2015)
Associate Professor of Education (2004).
57 S College St
(717) 245-1194 | bairs@dickinson.edu
B.A., Albright College, 1987; M.A., Shippensburg University, 1992; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2001.
Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2008-09.

She is particularly interested in the history of American education and the lives and work of early twentieth century women educators. Her research has also examined how women's history and African American history have been treated in K-12 curriculum. In addition, professor Bair is interested in orphan education programs in Pennsylvania following the Civil War and in the history of the Scotland School for Veterans' Children.
Elizabeth C. Lewis
Assistant Professor of Education (2008).
57 S College St
(717) 245-1837 | lewiseli@dickinson.edu
B.A., Syracuse University, 1993; M.S., 1996; Ph.D., 2008.

Her research focuses on new and multiple literacies; multimodality in secondary education; and the literacy development and instruction of adolescent English language learners. Currently, her teaching interests include incorporating culturally responsive pedagogy in instruction, addressing diverse student needs in teacher education, and integrating literacy instruction across secondary content areas.