About CEPS

The Cultural and Educational Policy Studies (CEPS) program in the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago offers an M.Ed., an M.A. as well as a Ph.D. degree. We also offer 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 with an overarching emphasis on social justice.

CEPS Program Newsletter #080– February 14, 2018

February 15th, 2018

————————————————————- Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, Loyola University Chicago ————————————————————- CEPS Students and Alumni – Thanks to the many current and former students who helped make our first annual CEPS Education Policy Forum a great success with over 100 people in the audience for stimulating presentations and discussion on many fronts of the current education […]


Forum: Education Policy in the Trump Presidency, One Year In (January 26, 2018 – 3-5pm)

Forum: Education Policy in the Trump Presidency, One Year In (January 26, 2018 – 3-5pm)

January 6th, 2018

Please attend the Cultural and Education Policy Studies Education Policy Forum on “Education Policy in the Trump Presidency, One Year In” featuring Miranda Johnson (Law School) talking on Civil Rights and K-12 Students, Amy Shuffelton (CEPS / School of Education) talking on Sexual Harassment and Title IX, Demetri Morgan (Higher Education / School of Education) […]


CEPS Program Newsletter #078– December 7, 2017

December 7th, 2017

Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, Loyola University Chicago ————————————————————- CEPS Students and Alumni – Best of luck with papers and final assignments as the Fall semester ends up. See below for a list of Spring and Summer CEPS courses [A3]. If you have you have opportunities or announcements to include in a future issue of […]


CEPS Program Newsletter #077– November 1, 2017

November 5th, 2017

————————————————————- ————————————————————- Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, Loyola University Chicago ————————————————————- CEPS Students and Alumni – Please see below for some excellent internship opportunities [E1, E2] as well as some excellent graduate student employment opportunities at Loyola  [E5, E6].  Spring course registration opens November 2nd.  Please make sure you have consulted with your advisor and […]


CEPS Program Newsletter #076– October 13, 2017

October 19th, 2017

————————————————————- Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, Loyola University Chicago ————————————————————- CEPS Students and Alumni – Lots of excellent talks and events on campus and across Chicago.  Spring course registration opens November 2nd.  Please make sure you have consulted with your advisor and get registered promptly in Spring semester CEPS courses [A5].  If you have you […]


CEPS Newsletter #075 – September 27, 2017

September 28th, 2017

————————————————————- Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, Loyola University Chicago ————————————————————- CEPS Students and Alumni – Many exciting events happening in Chicago this Fall – including very active CEPS student reading group meetings [A1 & A2]. Also included here is a list of CEPS Spring semester graduate course offerings [A3]. If you have you have opportunities […]


CEPS PhD graduate receives prestigious Post-Doc Fellowship at Teachers College, Columbia University

CEPS PhD graduate receives prestigious Post-Doc Fellowship at Teachers College, Columbia University

September 20th, 2017

Dr. Michael Hines, a 2017 graduate of the CEPS PhD program, has received the prestigious Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship at Teachers College, Columbia University where he will be based in the History and Education Program. Hines’ research examines efforts by African-American teachers and activists to create alternative curricula in history and social studies during the early twentieth century.  Additional information […]


CEPS Program Newsletter #074 – September 5, 2017

September 6th, 2017

In this newsletter find exciting information about CEPS reading groups and job opportunities!


CEPS Newsletter #072- March 23, 2017

March 27th, 2017

In this newsletter find exciting course offerings for Summer 2017, Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. You will also find several job postings including 3 at Loyola University Chicago.


CEPS Newsletter #070-February 28, 2017

March 1st, 2017

In this newsletter find ELPS Summer 2017 course offerings, information on the exciting Wozniak Lecture Series, call for proposals for AESA 2017 and several job postings