Professor of Education & Psychology
Mehraban Khodavandi, who joined Lakeland in 1981, earned his Ph.D. in educational administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980.
Khodavandi has served as chair of the education division and is currently the director of Lakeland's Graduate Education Programs and the administrator of the Alternative Teacher Certification Program through Milwaukee Teacher Education Center. He is a two-time winner of Lakeland's Outstanding Professor of the Year award and a winner of the Underkofler Excellence in Teaching award, and a winner of the Alumni Association Outstanding Faculty Member award.
Khodavandi, who has one year of post-doctoral credit in the area of vocational and adult education, has been the driving force in Lakeland's undergraduate and graduate education programs.