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 April, 2019


CEPS Masters student Op-ed

April 25th, 2019

CEPS MA Student, Pravindaran Balakrishnan, has published an Op-ed on the online news source, Free Malaysia Today, on how comparative research can support the Malaysian education system. Pravin is a Fulbright Fellow in our program. Congrats, Pravin! https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2019/03/28/how-comparative-research-can-help-our-education-system/


CEPS student receives competitive university grant

CEPS student receives competitive university grant

April 25th, 2019

Congratulations to Brie Griffin, CEPS doctoral student, to whom Loyola’s Graduate School awarded a highly competitive Schmitt Dissertation Fellowship. Her dissertation research is a critical collaborative case study of how race shapes day-to-day interactions between teachers and students.