PhD in Education & Leadership Faculty

Photo of Dr. Andrew Saultz.
Director of the PhD in Education and Leadership Program, Assistant Professor
(503)-352-1461

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

Professor, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership

Laura Dimmler, PhD, MPA is a Professor in the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership.

Anita Zijdemans
Professor of Education & Director, School of Learning and Teaching, Forest Grove
503-352-3186

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.

Mary Von
Director & Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies; Interim Director, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership

Director and Academic/Clinical Faculty

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Professor
503-352-7294

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.

Director, Graduate Certificate in Gerontology Program; Assistant Professor, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership
503-352-2631

Amber McIlwain, MS is the Director of the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and is an Assistant Professor in the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership. 

Associate Professor
541-632-8806

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

John Hayes
Professor
503-352-2972

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

Associate Professor of Education; Special Education Program Coordinator (Eugene)
541-632-8810

Rebecca Lynn's research interests are related to collaboration between general and special education teachers, reflective practices, and the inclusion of students with disabilities.