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Maryann Krikorian - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Maryann Krikorian Maryann Krikorian

Clinical Assistant Professor | Loyola Marymount University


Department of Teaching and Learning


Professor Krikorian currently serves as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Urban Education Department at Loyola Marymount University’s (LMU) School of Education. She also holds a directorship in the LMU School of Education for Accreditation Case Studies where she oversees a research team charged with investigating the relationship between educator preparation program alumni and their teaching effectiveness with PK-12 students’ learning and development. She is a first-generation graduate who earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Education from Chapman University with an emphasis in Culture and Curricular Studies. Professor Krikorian comes from a multi-racial family unit and strives to broaden and deepen our understanding of diverse perspectives to recognize historically marginalized voices, different forms of knowledge, and socio-emotional competencies for a more holistic approach to education.

Education (3)

Chapman University: Doctor of Philosophy, Education 2016

Loyola Marymount University: Master of Arts, Guidance and Counseling 2011

California State University, Long Beach: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Philosophy 2008

Areas of Expertise (8)

Socio-emotional competencies

Quantitative Research Methods

Holistic Education

Program Evaluation and Assessment

Contemplative Practices in Higher Education

Social and Emotional Learning

Measurement and Research Methodology

Assessment and Evaluation

Industry Expertise (2)



Affiliations (10)

  • American Educational Research Association
  • California Council on Teacher Education
  • National Association for Multicultural Education
  • Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • Association for Moral Education
  • California Educational Research Association
  • Kappa Delta Pi Academic Honors Society
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Honors Society
  • Gamma Beta Phi Honors Society