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 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


CEPS Newsletter #068-November 7, 2016

November 8th, 2016

In his newsletter you will find course offerings for Spring 2016 and Summer 2017, a wonderful opportunity to attend CIES 2017 in Atlanta, GA along with several job postings.


CEPS Newsletter #067-October 24, 2016

October 27th, 2016

In this newsletter find out about upcoming course offerings for Spring and Summer 2017, in addition to several exciting job opportunities.


CEPS Program Newsletter #066 – August 28, 2016

August 28th, 2016

Highlights include a Study Abroad event featuring U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, proposal request for book chapters and a job opportunity with the McNair Scholars Program.


CEPS Newsletter #065-April 1, 2016

April 4th, 2016

Highlights in this newsletter include 2016-2017 course offerings, including Summer courses which are currently open for registration, several calls for papers for upcoming conferences, along with several job and graduate assistantship opportunities.


CEPS Program Newsletter #064- March 4, 2016

March 4th, 2016

Highlights in this newsletter include 2016-2017 course offerings, including Summer courses which are currently open for registration, a professional development opportunity focused on undocumented youth, along with several job and assistantship opportunities.