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Mark Hawkes

Mark Hawkes

Mark Hawkes

Dean, Graduate Studies/ Professor / CTL Director


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Ph.D., Syracuse University
M.S., Brigham Young University
B.S., Brigham Young University


Dr. Mark Hawkes is Dean of Graduate Studies and the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Dakota State University. He is also a Professor of Instructional Technology. Previous positions were held at the Evaluation and Policy Information Center of the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory in Chicago and the Center for Instructional Development at Syracuse University where he also received a Ph.D. Mark has led and participated in a number of district and statewide studies and evaluations of educational technology, fueling his research interests in the outcomes of educational technology application on student learning and teacher professional development. Additional research is also applied to understand optimal instructional design in distributed learning environments. Mark resides in Madison with his wife Joy and their five children.


Office Location: Kennedy Center
Phone: 605-256-5274