Leadership Team

Based at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, CPED is a project of the Carnegie Foundation and is sponsored by Council of Academic Deans in Research Education Institutions (CADREI).

David Imig, Ph.D.
Project Director

Jill Perry, Ph.D.
Program Director


Contact Information

Jill Perry

Project Updates

Phase I: Critical Examination

During Phase I of the project, from 2007-2009, the CPED Initiative began its work of critically examining the education doctorate across its member institutions. Through bi-annual convenings, online discussions, and informal meetings, CPED members tackled the big questions that confronted the purpose of the education doctorate, as well as the best ways to prepare practitioners.

Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED)

The Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) is a national effort aimed at strengthening the education doctorate, Ed.D.