CUHE Faculty Bios

Dr. Francis Broadway Dr. Francis S. Broadway, Professor, Department of Curricular and Instructional Studies, College of Education.  Dr. Broadway's research and areas of expertise are in critical science education including STEM education and curriculum theory, as well as teacher education in urban schools.
Dr. Bridgie A. Ford Dr. Bridgie A. Ford, Professor, Department of Curricular and Instructional Studies, College of Education.  She is the co-author of two books:  Creating Successful Learning Environments for African American Youth with Disabilities and Effective Education of African American Exceptional Learners:  New Perspectives. 
Dr. Huey-li Li Dr. Huey-li Li, Professor, Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership, College of Education.  Dr. Li publishes research articles on critical pedagogy, teacher education, and multicultural education.  Her pedagogical praxis centers on transformative learning and teaching that could re-claim professional educators as ethical agents.
Dr. John Queener Dr. John E. Queener, Professor, Department of Counseling, College of Education.  Dr. Queener writes and publishes research in the areas of multicultural issues, culturally specific interventions, African American male retention in higher education, and resistance to multiculturalism.
Dr. Denise Stuart Dr. Denise Stuart, Associate Professor, Department of Curricular and Instructional Studies, College of Education.  Dr. Stuart's areas of expertise and research focus on urban education, literacy education, using technology in literacy, literacy and social responsibility, and STEM education in urban schools.
Dr. Shernavaz Vakil Dr. Shernavaz Vakil, Professor, Department of Curricular and Instructional Studies, College of Education.  Dr. Vakil's areas of expertise and research center on culturally responsive practices for youth with disabilities, training teachers to provide quality instruction for English Language Learners, and creating effective inclusive educational environments.