Dane Joseph

Dane Joseph, PhD

Assistant Professor

Doctor of Education Program



Dane Christian Joseph joined the College of Education in 2015 as an assistant professor of education. For the four years prior, he taught as an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Pacific University. He also worked at Pacific as an assistant coach (2010-12) and as an associate head coach (2012-present) in the women’s soccer program. Dane’s teaching and research experience also includes one year as an instructor in Pacific’s College of Arts & Sciences (2010-11), three years as a graduate research assistant in Washington State University’s Learning and Performance Research Center (2006-09), and one and a half years as a graduate teaching assistant in Washington State’s Department of Philosophy (2005-06).

Dane holds a PhD in educational psychology with emphasis in research evaluation and measurement from Washington State (2010), a master’s degree in philosophy from WSU (2006), and a bachelor’s degree in humanities from Concordia University Wisconsin (2003). He lives in Forest Grove with his wife Morgan and son Ira.


PhD, Educational Psychology (2010), Washington State University
MA, Philosophy (2006), Washington State University
BA, Humanities (2003), Concordia University Wisconsin