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 #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.


CEPS Program Newsletter #063- January 28, 2016

January 29th, 2016

Highlights in the this newsletter include course offerings for the 2016-2017 academic year, a great opportunity to join the AERA at a discounted rate and several job postings.


CEPS Program Newsletter #060 – October 19, 2015

October 20th, 2015

Highlights include course offerings for the Spring 2016 semester, campus events, fellowship and job postings as well as upcoming conferences


CEPS Program Newsletter #059 – September 29, 2015

October 2nd, 2015

Highlights include a new Program Handbook, information on jobs, exciting campus events, and upcoming conferences


CEPS 2015-2016 Course Offerings

September 5th, 2015

CEPS is pleased to announce its 2015-2016 academic year course offerings, which include advanced seminars on Justice and Education; Globalization, Knowledge & Education; and, Human Rights & Education.


CEPS Program Newsletter #058 – September 2, 2015

September 4th, 2015

Highlights include faculty announcements, a new Program Handbook, and information on jobs and upcoming conferences


Prof. Sobe Delivers Keynote Address at Brazilian History of Education Conference

Prof. Sobe Delivers Keynote Address at Brazilian History of Education Conference

July 15th, 2015

At the end of June Professor Noah W. Sobe was at the VIII Congresso Brasileiro de História da Educação conference in Maringa, Brazil as a guest of the Brazilian Historians of Education Association (SBHE) to give a workshop and participate in a special invited panel on sources and interpretation in the history of education.  Prof. […]


Prof. Phillippo delivers guest lecture at Northwestern on School Choice

Prof. Phillippo delivers guest lecture at Northwestern on School Choice

April 10th, 2015

Professor Kate Phillippo, Associate Professor of Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, recently gave a guest lecture at Northwestern University as part of the Human Development and Social Policy Program Colloquium Series, where she spoke on “Competitive High School Choice: An Analysis of Developmental Stage-Policy Fit”.