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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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 […]


CEPS Faculty on Gun Violence in American Schools

CEPS Faculty on Gun Violence in American Schools

February 26th, 2018

CEPS faculty members address the problem of gun violence in American schools in recent publications.  Professor Kate Phillippo, together with Loyola School of Social Work Professor Michael Kelly have just published a blog post on SSWN, a resource for school social workers, titled “Calling B.S. On Current School Safety Efforts: Legislators, Not Educators, Must Act […]


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”.