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Merlene Gilb, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor
Educational Studies


Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Saint Louis University 
M.A.T., Multidisciplinary Studies, Webster University
B.S., Elementary Education, University of Missouri - St Louis

Practice Areas

  • Curriculum Design
  • Teacher Research/Action Research
  • Portfolio Development
  • Psychology and Education of Exceptional Individuals
  • Classroom Organization and Management

Research Interests

  • Teacher Learning, Leadership, and Research as Culture: Documentation, Continuous Dialogue, Reflection, Influence

  • Practices and Learning Environments Oriented to Innovation (through the Study of the Schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy)

  • School as a Foundation for a Living Democracy - Rights, Differences, and Participation

  • Responsive Curricular Models – Evidence, Participation, and the Presence of Multiple Perspectives