Supporting Research

USC Rossier faculty and students conduct research that advances and shapes the future of education.

The rate of change in education is faster now than ever before. Leaders are asking for research-based solutions to best serve students and families. USC Rossier faculty answer that call.

Our faculty produce research that impacts policy, learning design, instruction and access to a quality education from kindergarten through higher education. Their work is critical not only in helping education institutions better serve all students, but also in ensuring that students have every opportunity to become citizens who fully participate in a democracy and thriving economy.

Translational research—focused on practice or policy—can have immediate impact on students and learning. Funding for the important work of USC Rossier faculty has a reverberating effect by helping to recruit and retain leading scholars while seeding innovative approaches to core issues in education.

To learn more about supporting our faculty’s transformative research, contact our advancement team.

Research at Rossier

USC Rossier Professor Erika Patall secures $3 million grant to study classroom agency

Grant will study effectiveness of promoting student agency to bolster diversity in STEM classes.

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AI could help create effective, scalable teacher PD

With $2M NSF grant, USC Rossier professor seeks to improve math instruction with AI-driven teacher professional development

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Annual education conference examines consequential education research 

National conference to feature over five-dozen USC Rossier scholars 

USC students teach STEM to middle-schoolers, using a game

A new research project led by Darnell Cole explores the impact of multigenerational STEM mentoring on L.A. middle schoolers.

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USC Rossier aims to diversify pipeline of future educators

How faculty are leading the way to bring equity-minded change to graduate education.