University Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University
Robert Floden is former dean of the College of Education and a University Distinguished Professor of teacher education, measurement and quantitative methods, mathematics education, educational psychology and educational policy. He has studied teacher education and other influences on teaching and learning, including work on the cultures of teaching, teacher development, the character and effects of teacher education and how policy is linked to classroom practice. He is part of both the Department of Teacher Education and the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE). Floden is a member of the National Academy of Education, for which he serves as Secretary-Treasurer, and a fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). He is Chair of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) and serves on the Boards of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).