Graduate students (seeking master’s or doctorate degrees) are encouraged to meet with their faculty adviser each semester.

Please view our Graduate Programs pages to see admissions criteria, program requirements and faculty contact information.

For Prospective Students

CEHHS Advisors are available to meet with students to discuss our various graduate programs.

  • Prospective student appointments are utilized to discuss program requirements and provide guidance for program selection, if needed.
  • To schedule a prospective student advising appointment, call the Office of Student Success at 313-593-5090.
  • If you are a transfer student, please send a copy of your transcripts (unofficial accepted) to the advisor you are scheduled with.

For UM-Dearborn Graduate Current Students

CEHHS Faculty is available for academic advising. You can schedule an advising appointment online. Select the faculty member according to your program interest.

Need help to use the online system?

Learn more in the Instructions for Scheduling Graduate Advising Appointments. If you have having trouble scheduling an appointment online or get an error, please contact the CEHHS Office of Student Success at 313-593-5090 for assistance.

Martha Adler, Ph.D.

Martha Adler

Dr. Adler can advise you on:

  • Education with ESL and/or Reading Specialist Endorsement (M.A.)

Contact Information

maadler@umich.edu
313-583-6418, C21 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Adler

Bonnie Beyer, Ph.D.

Bonnie Beyer

Dr. Beyer can advise you on:

  • Education (Ed.D/Ed.S.)
  • Educational Leadership (M.A.)

Contact Information:

beyer@umich.edu
313-593-5583, C23 FCS

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Beyer, please email her directly

Stein Brunvand, Ph.D.

Stein Brunvand

Dr. Brunvand can advise you on:

  • Education (M.A.)
  • Educational Technology (M.A.)

Contact Information:

sbrunvan@umich.edu
313-583-6415, D7 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Brunvand

Christopher Burke, Ph.D.

Christopher Burke

Dr. Burke can advise you on:

  • Community Based Education (M.A.)
  • Education (Ed.D./Ed.S)

Contact Information:

cjfburke@umich.edu
313-593-5319, C19 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Burke

Danielle DeFauw, Ph.D.

Danielle DeFauw

Dr. DeFauw can advise you on:

  • Education with ESL and/or Reading Specialist Endorsement (M.A.)

Contact Information:

daniellp@umich.edu
313-593-5426, C1 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. DeFauw

Mesut Duran, Ph.D.

Mesut Duran

Dr. Duran can advise you on:

  • Educational Technology (M.A.)

Contact Information:

mduran@umich.edu
313-593-0981, D21 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Duran

Susan Everett, Ph.D.

Susan Everett

Dr. Everett can advise you on:

  • Science Education (M.S.)

Contact Information:

everetts@umich.edu
313-593-5133, 262 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Everett

Paul Fossum, Ph.D.

Paul Fossum

Dr. Fossum can advise you on:

  • Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T)

Contact Information:

pfossum@umich.edu
313-593-5133, D13 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Fossum

David Hill, Ph.D.

David Hill

Dr. Hill can advise you on:

  • Special Education (M.Ed.)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (M.S.)

Contact Information:

drhill@umich.edu
313-436-9136, D11 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Hill

Kirsten Dara Hill, Ph.D.

Dara Hill

Dr. Hill can advise you on:

  • Education with ESL and/or Reading Specialist Endorsement (M.A.)
  • Program Evaluation and Assessment (M.A.)

Contact Information:

kirdara@umich.edu
313-593-4769, C9 FCS

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Hill

Seong Hong, Ph.D.

Seong Hong

Dr. Hong can advise you on:

  • Early Childhood Education (M.A.)

Contact Information:

seong@umich.edu
313-593-3613, D17 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Hong

Kim Killu, Ph.D., LLP, BCBA-D

Kim Killu

Dr. Killu can advise you on:

  • Special Education (M.Ed.)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (M.S.)

Contact Information:

kimkillu@umich.edu
313-593-5240, D11 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Killu

Gail Luera, Ph.D.

Gail Luera

Dr. Luera can advise you on:

  • Science Education (M.S.)
  • Program Evaluation and Assessment (M.A.)

Contact Information:

grl@umich.edu
313-593-3762, D5 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Luera

LaShorage Shaffer, Ph.D.

LaShorage Shaffer

Dr. Shaffer can advise you on:

  • Early Childhood Education (M.A.)

Contact Information:

lshaffe@umich.edu
313-593-5092, C11 FCS

Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Shaffer

Julie Taylor, Ph.D.

Dr. Julie A. Taylor

Dr. Taylor can advise you on:

  • Master of Arts in Teaching with Emphasis in Social Studies (M.A.T.)

Contact Information:

julietay@umich.edu
313-583-6427, D1 FCS

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Taylor, please email her directly

Karen Thomas-Brown, Ph.D.

Karen Thomas-Brown

Dr. Thomas-Brown can advise you on:

  • Master of Arts in Teaching with Emphasis in Social Studies (M.A.T.)

Contact Information:

karentb@umich.edu
313-583-6387, C13 FCS

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Thomas-Brown, please email her directly