PhD in Education & Leadership Faculty & Staff

Photo of Dr. Andrew Saultz.
Director of the PhD in Education and Leadership Program, Associate Professor

Andrew M. Saultz, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership and the Program Director for the PhD in Education and Leadership Program (PhDEL).

Lollie Molina
Program Assistant
(503) 352-1437

Lollie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge as a program assistant to the PhD in Education & Leadership program and the College of Education.

Talina Corvus
Assistant Professor

Dr. Corvus is a physical therapist with a specialty in geriatrics. Her teaching, learning, research, and advocacy is seated at the intersection of health and education, and is driven by increasing equity and diversity in systems.

Photo of Laura Dimmler, PhD, MPA
Adjunct Faculty

Laura Dimmler, PhD, MPA is an adjunct faculty member teaching courses for the PhD in Education and Leadership and Doctor of Science programs.

Anita Zijdemans
Professor of Education & Director, School of Learning and Teaching, Forest Grove

Dr. Zijdemans Boudreau completed her doctoral studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Canada, specializing in applied cognitive science, learning technologies, and human development. She has been involved in teacher education since 1995, teaching courses such as Critical Perspectives in Education, Educational Research, Human Development & Applied Psychology, & Educational Technology.


My basic science specialty is in the study of action of the drugs in neuropsychiatric disorders and chronic pain. My current scholarship focus is in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL), which focuses on identifying the best teaching methods to help students learn and succeed.

Associate Professor

Todd Twyman's research focuses on developing classroom-based assessment to increase K-12 student achievement. 

John Hayes
Part-Time Professor

Dr. Hayes is a member of the Vision Ergonomics Research Group and teaches evidence-based optometry, public health and research methods.