Rev. Robert G. Mulligan, OSFS, MA. MEd, EdD

Rev. Robert G. Mulligan, OSFS, MA, MEd, EdD Candidate

Chaplain - -Instructor Education Department

Office Location:  Fournier Hall 1st Floor Main Hallway
Office Phone:  215.248.7058

BA Psychology 1979  

Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales (now DeSales University) 

Earned Award “Outstanding Student in Psychology” at Commencement 


MA Theology 1985  

De Sales School of Theology, Washington, DC 

Master of Arts Theology - Concentration Dogma-Scripture 


MEd Educational Leadership 1985  

Lehigh University 

Master of Education - Secondary School Administration 

Concentration - Administration and Supervision 


EdD Candidate (present) 

Neumann University 

Educational Leadership 


Scholarly Interests 

The Pedagogy of Cognition – Brain-based Instruction; Constructivist Education 

Curriculum Theory – The “Understanding by Design” Curriculum Model 

Educational Finance – My Doctoral Dissertation is on the relationship between Weighted Student       Funding (WSF) Models and Outcome on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 


Undergraduate Courses taught 

Educational Foundations 

Educational Psychology 

Classroom Management 

Secondary Curriculum General 

Secondary Curriculum Specific 

Secondary Student Teacher Practicum Supervisor                                                                       

Social Science Research   

Statistics for Psychology Majors 


Graduate Courses taught:  

Educational Research (Quantitative and Qualitative) 

Introduction to Curriculum Planning  

Curriculum Design and Theory (Understanding by Design)  

Learning and Cognition  

Education and Social Policy           

Teaching and Learning in Secondary Classrooms  

Instructional Leadership 

Supervision and Performance Evaluation 


Professional Memberships  

Phi Delta Kappa International  

Kappa Delta Pi  

ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) 



“Thinking About Teaching...Teaching About Thinking”, New Teacher Advocate-Kappa Delta Pi, March 2006 

Management Strategies in Educational Settings (Chapter 7) in Nursing Education: Foundations for Practice Excellence, Moyer and Wittmann-Price editors, F. A. Davis Company, Philadelphia, PA, 2008