Research Interests

Leadership for Learning, Instructional Leadership, Educational Effectiveness, School Improvement, Teacher Professional Development, Teacher, Program and School Evaluation, Education Policy, Education and International Development, Inequalities in Learning, Vocational Education and Training, Policy and Practice, Social Disadvantage and Education,

Vernon Caldwell

Vice Chancellor & Senior Lecturer

Vernon Caldwell is a sociologist, professor, researcher and professional in education, global health and international development. He is Vice Chancellor of Students and acting Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Education and Educational Research.  He previously taught at the City University of New York.  He holds a B.S. in Biology and Latin-American/Spanish studies from Haverford College, an M.S.Ed. in International Educational Development from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and is completing a Ph.D. in Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center.  

Teaching Interests

Classical Social Theory, Sociology of Health and Illness, Inequality, Race and Ethnic Relations, Development and Globalization, Social and Critical Theory, Demography, Population Dynamics