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Heather Lattimer

Heather Lattimer
Phone: (619) 260-7616
Office: Mother Rosalie Hill Hall 259B

Executive Director, JIIE| Professor, Learning & Teaching

  • Ed.D. University of California, San Diego
  • M.A. Stanford University
  • B.A. Harvard University

Heather Lattimer, EdD is a Professor of Education and Executive Director at the Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education at the School of Leadership and Education Sciences at the University of San Diego (USD).  Her areas of expertise include disciplinary literacy, teacher education, action research, learning design, and international education.  A former middle and high school teacher, Dr. Lattimer has published and presented widely for both academic and professional audiences.  At USD, she has served as a faculty member, program coordinator, department chair and associate dean.  Dr. Lattimer holds earned degrees from Harvard, Stanford, and the University of California, San Diego.



Scholarly Work

Lattimer, H. (2015). Translating theory into practice: Making meaning of learner-centered education frameworks for classroom-based practitioners. International Journal of Educational Development, 45. 65-76.

Lattimer, H. & Kluver, J. (2015). After a progressive K-12 education… then what? First gen youth voices on the transition to college. Unboxed: A Journal of Adult Learning in Schools, (13)1, 87-95.

Lattimer, H. & Kelly, M. (2013). Engaging Kenyan secondary students in an oral history project: Education as emancipation. International Journal of Educational Development, 33. 476-486.

Molina, S. & Lattimer, H. (2013). Defining global education. Policy futures in education, (11)4. 414-422.

Lattimer, H. (2012). Agents of change: Teacher leaders strengthen learning for their students, their colleagues, and themselves. The Australian Educational Leader, 34(4), 15-19.

Lattimer, H. (2012). Action research in pre-service teacher education: Is there value added? Inquiry in Education, 3(1).