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.

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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 […]


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.


CEPS Spring 2014 Graduate Course Offerings

December 2nd, 2013

In addition to regularly offering the introductory or first-tier courses in each of our areas of concentration (sociology of education, history of education, philosophy of education and comparative education) CEPS tries to offer a rich, rotating menu of advanced seminars addressing — and often interdisciplinarily crossing — each of these areas.  For most accurate course […]


CCE Lecture Series: Prof. Kazuhisa Fujimoto on Japanese Lesson Study Meetings (Sept. 24th)

September 12th, 2013

The Center for Comparative Education is pleased to welcome Professor Kazuhisa Fujimoto of Keio University (Japan) …


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.