Dr. Mark Meyers

Dean of the College of Social Sciences, Health, and Education at Xavier University

D. Mark Meyers, PhD is the Dean of the College of Social Sciences, Health, and Education at Xavier University, a position he has held since August, 2007. An award winning teacher, author, and consultant, Meyers has been active in the education profession for 25 years. He is President-Elect of the Ohio Association of Private Colleges of Education, serves on the National Board for the AJCU Education Deans Conference, and serves on the boards of the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Episcopal Retirement Homes. He is also a member of the Board of Examiners for the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Before coming to Xavier Meyers served as the Associate Dean of the College of Education at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. Meyers' teaching background includes undergraduate and graduate social studies methodology courses, graduate curriculum and foundations courses, instructional technology courses and Leadership courses. He received his B.A., M.A. and, Ph.D. from the University of Florida.

Meyers' research interests include the role of technology in preservice education, the impact of field based pedagogy, and technology integration into the classroom. His teaching model stresses the interactive nature of the classroom in the spirit of Habermas's ideal speech situation. He is also the co-author of several education textbooks, including Teaching: An Introduction to the Profession.