About MSPE Instructors

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education and Department of Educational Psychology are consistently ranked among the best in the nation.  Highly regarded University faculty and staff can take credit for these accomplishments.

MSPE instructors bring a wide range of professional expertise to their roles in the program, as noted in their biographical background information. Many have been K-12 classroom teachers, and all are involved in the day-to-day workings of public and private schools.

Working to meet the individual needs of students, instructors structure their coursework in ways that encourage MSPE students to acquire pedagogical mastery and use it to transform teaching and learning in their classrooms and schools. They are easily accessible to MSPE students and maintain close communication with their students, guiding and advising them throughout their two years in the program.

About the MSPE Team

B. Bradford Brown, Chair of the Department of Educational Psychology, is the Executive Director of the MSPE program.  His program role involves overseeing the quality of the program and managing department tasks related to MSPE.

Mary Louise Gomez, is the Interim Director of MSPE.  Feel free to contact Mary Louise with questions:

Barb Lienau is our Admissions Coordinator. Please contact Barb with any questions about applying to the program:

We employ two department doctoral students as program teaching assistants that help facilitate coursework and manage the MSPE mail and information sessions.  Contact them with questions at