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Stephen Vassallo

Associate Professor School of Education

In his teaching and scholarship, Vassallo works to merge perspectives to critically explore issues related to teaching and learning, especially in the context of academic self-regulation. He draws from sociology, philosophy and educational psychology to critically examine some of the ethical, conceptual and pedagogical complexities associated with teaching self-regulated learning. Using these perspectives, Vassallo explores the implicit and explicit roles that choice, control, autonomy and freedom play in efforts to teach and learn self-regulation.


PhD, Educational Psychology, Michigan State University
BA, Psychology, Brooklyn College

CAS - School of Education
Gray - 220
Contact Info
(202) 885-3048 (Office)
(202) 885-1187 (Fax)

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School of Education Teaching and Health


  • Summer 2016