About CEPS

The Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program in the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago offers master's and PhD degrees as well as an undergraduate minor in Education Policy Studies. Faculty and students in the program use the tools of the social sciences and the humanities to study issues of educational policy and practice.

CEPS Program Newsletter #045 – April 2, 2014

April 3rd, 2014

Highlights include the CEPS course offerings for Fall 2014, a number of job openings, and a number of interesting events in and around Chicago–including the upcoming School of Education research symposium.


CEPS Program Newsletter #044 – March 5, 2014

March 5th, 2014

Highlights include a paid summer internship in public policy and information on the research presentation for the International Higher Education professor candidate.


CEPS Program Newsletter #043 – February 20, 2014

February 20th, 2014

Highlights include the impending deadlines for submissions for several conferences, several job openings, a job fair co-sponsored by Loyola’s Career Development Center. There are also a number of films, discussions, and events taking place at Loyola and around the Chicago area.


CEPS Program Newsletter #042 – February 4, 2014

February 3rd, 2014

Highlights include a public forum on standardized testing in Chicago, a talk on school funding reform at DePaul, and a new tenure-track opening at the University of Oklahoma.


Kate Rousmaniere on the History of the Principal’s Office February 17

Kate Rousmaniere on the History of the Principal’s Office February 17

January 25th, 2014

Dr. Kate Rousmaniere (Miami University Ohio) will speak on “How I Got Sent to the Principal’s Office: Research in the History of Education and School Leadership” on Monday, February 17th, at 6 pm in Corboy Law Center, Room 105. The principal is the most mis-understood person in all of education. Perceived by individuals and popular […]


CEPS Program Newsletter #041 – January 23, 2014

January 23rd, 2014

Highlights include presentations by Kate Rousmaniere and Gloria Ladson Billings. There are also several conferences and open positions posted.


CEPS Program Newsletter #040 – January 9, 2014

January 13th, 2014

Highlights include the first CGSA event of the New Year, an upcoming lecture by Dr Kate Rousmaniere, and several upcoming conferences


First CGSA Event of 2014

December 20th, 2013

Be sure to join the newly reconstituted CEPS Graduate Student Association (CGSA) for its first meeting of the New Year. Pizza will be served at this Spring semester launching meeting! Come on Monday, January 13 from 6-7pm in Lewis Towers 1030.


CEPS Program Newsletter #039 – December 18, 2013

December 18th, 2013

Highlights include a number of upcoming conferences and symposia. Current Loyola students should be sure to apply for funding from the school of education and the graduate school to attend these gatherings.


CEPS Spring 2014 Graduate Course Offerings

December 2nd, 2013

In addition to regularly offering the introductory or first-tier courses in each of our areas of concentration (sociology of education, history of education, philosophy of education and comparative education) CEPS tries to offer a rich, rotating menu of advanced seminars addressing — and often interdisciplinarily crossing — each of these areas.  For most accurate course […]