Faculty

Faith Agostinone Wilson
Faith Agostinone Wilson, EdD

Professor of Education, Co-Chair of EdD Program Office Phone: 630-844-4226
Email: fwilson@aurora.edu Education:

EdD, Oklahoma State University
MTA, University of Tulsa
BA, University of Tulsa

Favorite thing about AU: "Teaching and learning with my graduate students."

Jack Barshinger
Jack Barshinger, EdD

University Professor Office Phone: 630-844-7596
Email: jbarshin@aurora.edu Education: EdD, Curriculum and Instruction, Northern Illinois University
MS, Education, Northern Illinois University
BS, Elementary Education, Northern Illinois University Favorite thing about AU: "The doctoral program, which builds knowledge, networks, and systems for continuous improvement." View LinkedIn Profile

Daniel Coles, EdD
Daniel J. Coles, EdD

Visiting Assistant Professor Office Phone: 630-844-5407
Email: dcoles@aurora.edu Education:

EdD, Education, Northern Illinois University
MS, Education, Northern Illinois University
BS, Education, Illinois State University

Favorite thing about AU: "Learning and sharing with our doctoral students and being a part of their journey in educational leadership." View LinkedIn Profile

Austin Pickup
Austin Pickup, PhD

Associate Professor of Education, Co-Chair of EdD Program Office Phone: 630-844-7597
Email: apickup@aurora.edu Education: PhD, Educational Research, The University of Alabama
MA, Secondary Education, The University of Alabama
BA, History, Western Kentucky University  Favorite thing about AU: "The opportunity I have to engage with current P-20 educators in my classroom."

Jerald (Jay) Thomas
Jerald (Jay) Thomas, EdD

Professor of Education Office Phone: 630-844-6231
Email: jthomas@aurora.edu Education: EdD, Educational Psychology, Northern Illinois University
MSEd, Foundations of Education, Northern Illinois University
BA, Psychology, Aurora University
Favorite thing about AU: "The campus has been home to my family since 1948."