Professor of Psychology Educational Psychology
Marchant earned his PhD in teaching-learning processes from Northwestern
University. Marchant’s research examines the role
of socio-economic status at the student, school, and country levels on international
student achievement. Recent work has explored the role of country level
socio-economic inequality on students’ achievement. Marchant is currently exploring researchers’
opinions regarding education and educational policy and he is actively
researching the national and international dilemma of boys’ deficits in reading.
In addition to a full research load, he teaches undergraduate and graduate
courses in educational psychology. Since 2010, Marchant has served as the co-editor
of The Teacher Educator, a
peer-review journal focused on teacher preparation and professional development
driven by program innovations, current issues, and cutting edge research.