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 #046 – April 21, 2014

April 21st, 2014

Highlights from this newsletter include a number of interesting lectures happening at Loyola and around Chicago. There is also information regarding several job opportunities and conferences and a call for articles for the The Jahrbuch für Historische Bildungsforschung/Annuary for History of Education.


Theory & Method Reading Group

April 10th, 2014

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 (LSC Info Commons Room 105) – Mario L. Small, “How many cases do I need?’On science and the logic of case selection in field-based research.” Ethnography 10.1 (2009): 5-38


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.