Mary Ann Maslak

Professor
PhD, Comparative and International Education & Curriculum and Instruction, Pennsylvania State UniversityMEd, Educational Administration and Policy Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University ParkB.M.T & B.M.E., Music Therapy Internship, Shenandoah University
Dr. Maslak holds the title of Professor in The School of Education at St. John's University. Prior to joining St. John's, she worked as a classroom teacher (special education) at the Taipei American School (Taiwan), and public and private schools (K-12) in Pennsylvania and Florida. At St. John's University, Dr. Maslak regularly teaches graduate courses in the sociology of education and research methods, and art and writing at the undergraduate level. She is also professor-in-charge of the School of Education's Semester Study Abroad Program in Rome (Italy). Dr. Maslak has developed a research agenda that focuses on girls' and women's education, with a particular interest in using both mixed methodologies and interdisciplinary theoretical frameworks in her work. In the last five years, her work has grappled with the complexities of learning and business for both adult women and adolescents. Her books and articles have been published by academic presses and peer-reviewed journals in Asia, Europe and the U.S.A.. In addition, she was awarded the Fulbright Senior Research Award for her work on Muslim girls' education in China, and a Fulbright Hays fellowship for her work on women, business, and education. Dr. Maslak holds a dual-degree PhD in Comparative & International Education and Curriculum and Instruction, an MEd in Educational Administration from Pennsylvania State University, and a BME and BMT from Shenandoah University (VA).

Teaching Interests

sociology of education, research methods, visual and performing arts, writing

Research Interests

girls' education; women's education; entrepreneurship;

Courses Taught

EDU
1000
FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
EDU
1003
ORG STRAT & CLSRM ENVIR 1-6
EDU
1008
SP ED FOUNDATION & ACCOM NEEDS
EDU
1011
HUMAN RELATION & MULTICULTURAL
EDU
1016
ART/MUSIC IN INCLUSIVE SETTING
EDU
1027
PLAN/INSTRUCT/ASSESS STUDNT-CH
EDU
1028
PLAN/INSTRUCT/ASSESS STUDNT-AD
EDU
1053
ORG STRAT & CLSRM ENVR (7-12)
EDU
1055
ART OF WRITING FOR EDUCATORS
EDU
2000T
INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING
EDU
2002T
CONTENT AREA LEARNING
EDU
5990
DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR
EDU
7000
SOC/PSY FOUNDATIONS OF LEARN
EDU
7031
WEB TECH-ENHAN MULTIC INST URB
EDU
7123
CREATIVE ARTS IN EARLY CHLD ED
EDU
7135
CUR TRENDS/RES TEACH SOC STUDI
EDU
7135T
CUR TRENDS/RESTEACH SOC STUDIE
EDU
7290
HUM REL & COMMUNIC in INCL SET
EDU
7290T
HUM REL & COMMUNIC in INCL SET
EDU
7297T
INTEG. RESEARCH SEMINAR EDU
EDU
7297
INTEG. RESEARCH SEMINAR EDU
EDU
7303
RESEARCH EARLY CHILDHOOD SP ED
EDU
7401
WEB BASED ENHANCED GEOGRAPHY
EDU
7585
ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION
EDU
7585T
ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION
EDU
7900
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN CURRIC
EDU
9700
COL PTNR STR MAT ADP SET CHD
EDU
9704
COL PTNR STR MAT ADP IN SET AD
EDU
9738
RESEARCH EARLY CHILDHOOD SP ED
MLS
180
EDU AND GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT