NMSU College of Education

Our mission is to serve the people of New Mexico through education, research, extension education, and public service with specific emphasis on innovative practices, overcoming barriers to learning, international activities, technology, and literacy for the diverse populations of New Mexico, surrounding states and border communities.

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CoEd Emerging Scholars Initiative

The CoEd Emerging Scholars Initiative aims to support and promote innovative research efforts of untenured, tenure-track faculty and research faculty that will (1) advance scientific knowledge or creative works in a specific field or area of professional activity, and (2) develop skills to be successful at securing external funding. The Emerging Scholar initiative is designed to support all methods of research including qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method.”

Lilian Cibils

Lilian Cibils

Assistant Professor

Curriculum & Instruction


Women Living in the Southwest of the United States Define their Role in their Children’s Education.

Dr. David Keeley

David Keeley

Assistant Professor

Kinesiology & Dance


Validating a wearable inertial sensor for collection of real-time, real-world functional movement data.

 Rene Guillaume.

Rene Guillaume

Assistant Professor

Educational Leadership & Administration


The Experience of Faculty in Color in Academe: The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Achieving the Rank of Associate Professor in Departments of Educational Leadership and Administration.

 Judith Flores Carmona (photo by Darren Phillips)

Judith Flores Carmona

Assistant Professor

Curriculum & Instruction


Survivors of Stahmann Farms Communities: Digital Family Histories as Culturally Relevant Pedagogy.

Tracie Hitter

Tracie Hitter

Assistant Professor

Counseling & Educational Psychology


Experiences with mental health service utilization by sex workers who identify as transgender.

Sang-Rok Lee

Sang-Rok Lee

Assistant Professor

Kinesiology & Dance


Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Programmed Resistance Exercise on Body Composition and Functional Capacity in Elderly Humans.

Koeun Kim

Koeun Kim,

Assistant Professor

Curriculum & Instruction

Co-Investigator: Tammy Gibson, Grad Student


New Mexico Head Start Practices and Implementation of ongoing child assessment systems.