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 October, 2018


CEPS Program Newsletter #084– October 22, 2018

October 24th, 2018

————————————————————- Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, Loyola University Chicago ————————————————————- CEPS Students and Alumni, I hope this note finds each of you enjoying Autumn. I am proud to share news of CEPS’ activity on many fronts: we have an active CEPS student reading group that meets next week, and are joined by Fulbright students from […]


Prof. Chris Higgins to speak on purposes of higher education

Prof. Chris Higgins to speak on purposes of higher education

October 20th, 2018

The Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program is pleased to welcome Prof. Chris Higgins, Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who will speak at Loyola on Friday, November 2, at 4 pm.  The title of his talk will be “Humane Callings: Making a Place for True Vocational Development in the Modern Multiversity.” 


CEPS Faculty and Graduate Students lead in Philosophy of Education

CEPS Faculty and Graduate Students lead in Philosophy of Education

October 15th, 2018

On the last weekend of September, just as the first autumn gusts began to shake the changing leaves in lovely wooded Nashville, Indiana, Loyola SOE graduate students from the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies (CEPS) program descended upon the Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society (OVPES) annual conference. The lovely Seasons Lodge in Nashville brimmed […]