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University Park Campus Faculty and Staff

Campbell Craig 72

Craig Campbell
Assistant Professor


307 Keller

(814) 863-0614

Informal and Non-formal Learning;
History of Adult and Continuing Education; Qualitative Research Methodologies; Indigenous Knowledge Systems; International Adult Education

Jose Cossa Associate Professor

305D Keller

Areas of specialization include Cosmo-uBuntu as new (exterior to modernity) theorizing to offer alternative theoretical grounding to research, analysis, and practice; adult, online and distance education; power dynamics in negotiation; global justice and de-colonializing, de-bordering, de-peripherizing, and de-centering the world; African renaissance.


Assistant Professor of Education
Coordinator of Online Graduate Programs

303 Keller
(814) 867-0228

Teaching and Learning Online
Adult Education
Distance Education


John Holst
Associate Professor

305E Keller

Adult education and social movements; political economy of adult education; precarity, work, and learning

Esther Prins


305B Keller

(814) 865-0597

Adult basic education and literacy; family literacy; literacy and health; participatory research and community development; social inequities.

Rebecca Tarlau, assistant professor of education and labor and employment relations

Rebecca Tarlau
Assistant Professor

305C Keller

814) 865-2246

Social Movements and Popular Education; Labor Education; Global Political Economy; Latin American Development and Social Change; Political Sociology; Politics of Education Reform; Social Theory; Ethnography.