• School of Education

  • Hamline School of Education
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    Phone: 651-523-2600
    Fax: 651-523-2489

  • School of Education Dean's Office

    The Dean's Office works collaboratively to provide support at the unit level for the academic, intellectual, and creative leadership of the School of Education. The office oversees all aspects of the unit related to operations, academic and student affairs, and other elements supportive of campus life in the HSE.

    DEAN Nancy Sorenson


    Dr. Nancy L. Sorenson joined Hamline as dean of its School of Education in July 2012 and has a wealth of experience in academic leadership positions. She hails most recently from Saint Mary’s College of California, where she served for ten years as dean of the School of Education. Prior to that, she spent six years at College of Charleston as dean of its School of Education. She also served four years as interim and associate dean of the College of Education at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

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    Nancy Sorenson, Ph.D. Dean
    Vivian Johnson, Ph.D.           Associate Dean
    Shawn Hubert 
    Assistant Director of Operations
    Yvonne Wells-Ellis Assistant to the Dean
    Travis Erickson      Assistant Project Manager
    Rylee Erickson                      
    Program Coordinator


  • Recent News
    • Senior Jenna Potter, an English major and German and communications double minor at Hamline, was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Hamburg, Germany. Senior Libby Otto named as alternate to Norway.
    • Hear about the eye-opening experiences of Hamline students who participated in this year’s Catalyst spring break service trips.
    • A group of 43 undergraduate students and faculty attended the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Lexington, KY from April 2 through April 5. Students presented 35 different projects that resulted from their collaborative research at Hamline.