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.

Archive for March, 2013


CEPS Program Newsletter #027 – March 20, 2013

March 21st, 2013

Highlights include student projects, CEPS faculty assuming leadership positions in professional associations, conferences and film screenings at Loyola, calls for papers, jobs …


Prof. Phillippo Co-Authors School Closings Research Brief

March 21st, 2013

CEPS professor Kate Phillippo is the co-author of a new research brief released by Chicagoland Researchers and Advocates for Transformative Education (CReATE). This brief focuses on the proposed school closures in the Chicago Public School (CPS) system. If CPS follows the city’s Commission on School Utilization recommendation from earlier this month, 80 CPS neighborhood schools […]


Loyola Team Edits Special CICE Issue

March 20th, 2013

Congratulations to CEPS Professor Tavis Jules and a team of students who have guest-edited an issue of Current Issues in Comparative Education (CICE), one of the leading journals in the field of comparative and international education. The issue dealt with education in small states in a number of innovative and creative ways. For their contributions […]


CEPS Program Newsletter #026 – March 7, 2013

March 7th, 2013

Highlights include planned courses for summer and fall terms of 2013, symposium and forum opportunities, calls for papers, and two employment opportunities.