PATRICIA ANN BAUCH, Ph.D.
The University of Alabama
Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Technology Studies

ACADEMIC HISTORY

Ph.D. Curriculum and Administration
Emphases in Curriculum and the Study of Schooling
(Graduate School of Education), and
Management in the Not-for-Profit Sector
(Anderson Graduate School of Management),
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1982

M.S. Ed. Administration and Supervision
Emphases in Curriculum Development and Supervision
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1972

B.A. Elementary Education
Minor in the Social Sciences
Edgewood College, Madison, WS, 1968


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor of Curriculum and Educational Leadership, College of Education, The University of Alabama, 2000-

William Allan Distinguished Professor of Education (Endowed Chair), School of Education, Seattle University, 2001-2002 (leave of absence)

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, College of Education, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1990-2000

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Policy and Educational Management, The Open University, Milton Keynes, England, Spring 1998 (sabbatical)

Spencer Fellow, Post-Dissertation Fellowship, American Academy of Education, 1986-87

Elizabeth Ann Seton (Endowed Chair) Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Administration, Graduate School of Education, The Catholic University of America (CUA), Washington, DC, 1983-89

Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Youth Development, CUA, 1984-89.

Research Associate, Center for the Study of Youth Development, CUA, 1983-84

Director, National Invitational Conference on Research on Private Education, CUA , February 1986

Director/Faculty, National Invitational Program on the Social Studies Curriculum and the Leadership Role of Secondary School Principals (National Endowment for the Humanities), CUA, summer and fall 1985

Director/Faculty, Workshop on Developing Curriculum to Meet Local School Needs, CUA, summers 1984, 1985

Postgraduate Research Associate, Laboratory in School and Community Education, Graduate School of Education, UCLA, 1982-83

Professional Staff/Researcher, Institute for the Development of Educational Activities (I/D/E/A), Research Division, Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Los Angeles and Dayton, Ohio, 1977-83

Adjunct Instructor, Graduate School of Education, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, 1981-83

Adjunct Instructor, Graduate School of Education, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, 1981-83

Executive Director, Mankind Project, Educational Inquiry Inc., Malibu, California, 1977-82

Research Associate, Graduate School of Education, UCLA, 1977-1982

Teaching Associate/Clinical Supervisor, Teacher Education Program, UCLA, 1976-77

Clinical Instructor/Supervisor, Teacher Education Program, Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin, 1975-76

Director, Curriculum Materials Center and Audio-visual Programs and Services, Edgewood College, 1975-76

Principal, St. Thomas Villanova School (K-8), Archdiocese of Chicago, 1969-72

Teacher, Parochial Elementary Schools (4-8), Dioceses of Chicago, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Baltimore, Sioux Falls, 1972-75; 1959-69

CONTRACT AND GRANT ACTIVITY

Funded Projects ($310,129)

Arredondo Rucinski, D.E., Peña, R.A., & Bauch, P.A. Assessment of Alumni Understanding and Use of the Ethical and Reflective Strands of the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program Curricula, Seattle University Demonstration Grant, $2,000 (2001-2002)

Bauch, P.A. & Adams, N. Enhancing Parent-Teacher-Community Partnerships in Southern Rural Schools, The University of Alabama, College of Education Research Committee, $1,000 (2001-2002)

Bauch, P.A. Home-School Collaboration: Professionals and Community in Old South Rural Schools. The University of Alabama, Research Grants Award, $5,000 (1999-2000)

Bauch, P.A. Development of Academic Courses for On-Campus and Off-Campus Delivery Via the New Technology. The University of Alabama, Office of Academic Affairs, $5,000 (1999)

Bauch, P. A. Parental Choice and School Responsiveness: Toward a Theory of Education Markets. The University of Alabama, Cecil and Ernest Williams Research Enhancement Award, $1,000 (1998)

Acker-Hocevar, M., & Bauch, P. A. A Study of Teacher Empowerment and Decision making and Its Relationship to Parent Involvement. The University of Alabama, College of Education Research Committee, $1,000 (1997-98)

Bauch, P. A. Guiding the Development of a Critical Reading and Writing Assignment for the Reflective Practitioner (Software Program). College of Education Interim Grant, The University of Alabama, $1,000 (1992)

Bauch, P. A. Marketing Study to Determine the Intentions, Needs, and Demographic Characteristics of Current and Potential Users of Catholic High Schools in the Cleveland Archdiocese, Department of Education, Office of Catholic Schools, The Archdiocese of Cleveland, $37,000 (1990)

Bauch, P. A. Home-School Connections That Enhance Student Performance in Schools of Choice. The University of Alabama, Research Grants Award, $3,186 (1990)

Bauch, P. A... Family Choice and School Responsiveness, U. S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, $90,943 (1989)

Bauch, P. A. Contributions of Teacher Efficacy, School Socioeconomic Status, and Other School Characteristics to Parent Involvement in Inner City Catholic High Schools, Grant in Aid, The Catholic University of America, $1,000 (1988)

Bauch, P. A. Parental Choice of Schooling and Involvement Among Minority and Lower-Income Families in Inner-city Catholic High Schools, National Academy of Education, Spencer Foundation, $25,000 (1987)

Bauch, P. A. Minority Families and Catholic High Schools in the Inner-City: A Research and Marketing Program for Schools in Crisis, Conrad Hilton Foundation, $18,000 (1987)

Bauch, P. A. Minority Families and Catholic Schools, Grant in Aid, The Catholic University of America, $2,000 (1986)

Bauch, P. A. A Proposed National Invitational Conference on Research on Private Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Private Education, $15,000 (1985)

Bauch, P. A., Constitutional Issues and Early Republican Culture: Summer Institute for Secondary School Principals, The National Endowment for the Humanities, $98,000 (1985)

Bauch, P. A. Proposal to Conduct a Field Study of Catholic Secondary Schools Serving Low Income Families, The National Catholic Educational Association and The Ford Foundation, $8,000 (1985)


EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

Manuscript Reviewer, American Educational Research Journal, Educational Psychologist, Sociology of Education, Urban Education, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, International Journal of Educational Research, SUNY Press, McGraw-Hill Publishers, Aspen Publishers, The Journal of Research on Christian Education, The Journal of Christian Education, School Organization, Kluwer Publications, The 2005 Yearbook of the Politics of Education Association (PEA)

Editorial Committees: School Organization, The Journal of Research on Christian Education, The Journal of Christian Education; Educational Management, Administration and Leadership (UK)

INVITED/JURIED PRESENTATIONS

National and International

Bauch, P. A. (with Hu, G.) (2006, January) Equality or effectiveness: Dilemmas in the education of migrant workers’ children in Shanghai. Paper to be presented at the 19th annual International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI), Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Bauch, P.A. (with Delmas, P. & Ivankova, N.) (2005) A difficult journey: Academic and leadership experiences of a Catholic woman religious faculty member at a public research university. Paper presented at the annual Women in Leadership Conference, Lincoln, NE.

Bauch, P. A. (2004, November). Best practice models for the preparation of school leaders for social justice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Kansas City, MO.

Bauch, P. A. (2004, July). Educating for social justice: Good practice in U.S. educational leadership programs. Paper presented at the 7th International Research Conference of the British Educational Leadership, Administration, and Management Society (BELMAS) and in partnership with the Standing Conference on Educational Leadership and Management (SCRELM), St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Bauch, P.A. (with Arredondo, D.) (2004, April). Ethical, reflective, and social justice constructs: Evidence of key themes in an educational leadership preparation program, AERA, San Diego, April 2004

Bauch, P. A. (2003, August). Archival treasures from a researcher’s perspective. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious, Society of American Archivists, Birmingham, AL.

Bauch, P. A. (with R. Pena and D. Arredondo). (2003, April). Ethical, reflective, and social justice constructs in educational leadership preparation: Assessing use in program graduates’ practices. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Bauch, P. A. (with R. Pena and D. Arredondo). (2002, November).Leadership, learning, and equity: Preparing effective leaders for an interdependent world. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Pittsburgh, PA.

Bauch, P. A. (2002, November). An antiracist multicultural perspective on the critical components of high performing schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Pittsburgh, PA.

Bauch, P. A. (2003, October). Grounding educational leadership preparation programs: Reflection, ethics, and social justice. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the British Educational Leadership, Administration, and Management Society (BELMAS), Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

Bauch, P. A. (2002, May). The spirituality of leadership. Paper presented at the Professional Leadership Conference, School of Education, Seattle University, Seattle, WA.

Bauch, P. A. (2002, May). Family-school collaboration: Implications for educational leadership. Paper presented at Seattle University Research Day, Seattle, WA.

Bauch, P. A. (2002, April). The role of teacher professionalism and “Sense of Place” in at-risk rural schools: Implications for parent involvement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Bauch, P. A. (2002, April). Goals and purposes of denominational schooling: The nature of social relationships from 1900 to 1950. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA

Bauch, P. A. (2002, March). Anti-racist and multicultural perspectives on the characteristics of high performing schools. Paper presented as Keynote Speaker at Washington State Regional Conference on Closing the Achievement Gap, Seattle University, Seattle, WA.

Bauch, P. A., & Ballard, R. (2001, October). The 21st century candidate for the superintendency: The status of women. Paper presented at the annual Women in Leadership Conference, Lincoln, NE.

Bauch, P. A. & Gao, H. (2001, April). Community development and school reform. Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

Bauch, P.A., & Gao, H. (2001, April). Contributions of parent perceptions of their involvement in school-home-community to their children’s success in school: A structural model for grades 6-12. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

Bauch, P. A. (2000, October). Parent-teacher-community partnerships in rural schools. Paper presented at the Spencer Fellows’ Forum, The National Academy of Education, New York University, New York, NY.

Bauch, P. A., & Gao, H. (2000, April). Contributions of parents' school opinions and reasons for choice to their willingness to support Catholic high schools: A structural model. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Bauch, P. A. (2000, February). Schools as a crucible for community: Implications for leadership in civics and citizenship. Australian International Internet Conference.

Bauch, P.A., & Correa, J. (1999, April). Parent-teacher shared decision making: Who has influence? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.

Bauch, P. A., & Woods, P. A. (1998, April). Parental choice in context: A cross-site comparison of parents' reasons for school choice in the US and UK. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Bauch, P. A., & Tomlinson, S. (1998, April). Occupation, community, and meaning: Reconceptualizing a non-school learning environment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Bauch, P. A. (1998, March). The globalization of school choice policy. Paper presented to faculty and graduate students at The University of Wales in Cardiff, United Kingdom.
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Bauch, P. A., & Woods, P. A. (1998, March) Diversity and difference? Parental preferences for schooling in the United States and England. Paper presented at a day-long research seminar on Diversity and Values in School Systems: Cross-National Comparisons and Developments in UK Educational Policy, The Open University, School of Education, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. (The seminar included a second paper presented by Professor Stephen Ball from Kings College, The University of London.)

Bauch, P. A., Goldring, E. B., & Freeman, J. (1997, October). Linking teacher work context and productivity to parent involvement and student outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Orlando.

Acker-Hocevar, M., & Bauch, P. A. (1997, April). An examination of award and non-award teachers' perspectives and practices related to teacher empowerment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Bauch, P. A., Acker-Hocevar, M., & Correa, J. (1997, April). Parent-teacher power relationships in the context of school reform: A synthesis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Bauch, P. A., & Nelson, M. (1997, April). African-American students' perceptions of caring teachers in Catholic and public schools of choice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Acker-Hocevar, M., & Bauch, P. A. (1996, October). Constructs of power beliefs embedded in practice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Louisville.

Bauch, P. A. (1996, March). Schools in a competitive environment. Paper presented at the Fifth Research Conference of the British Educational Management & Administration Society, Robinson College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom.

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (1995, April). Parent-teacher empowerment relationships. Paper presented at the Seventh Annual International Roundtable on Families, Communities, Schools, and Children's Learning, San Francisco.

Bauch, P. A., Woods, P. A., & Goldring, E. (1995, April). Family choice and parent involvement in public and nonpublic schools: A Comparative analysis of the United Kingdom and the United States. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Bauch, P. A. (1995, April). International perspectives on schools and families: The US perspective. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Goldring, E. B., & Bauch, P. A. (1994, October). Communal opportunities to learn: Do magnet schools do it better? And if so, is better enough? Paper presented at the annual meeting of The University Council for Educational Administration, Philadelphia.

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (1994, April). Teacher empowerment and parent participation in schools of choice: Consumerism or partnership? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (1993, October). School governance structures and parent involvement: A view from the inside. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Houston.

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (1993, April). Parental involvement and school responsiveness: Facilitating the home-school connection in schools of choice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Atlanta.

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (1992, April). Parental involvement and choice in the educational process: A comparative study between the United States and Israel. Paper presented at the Fourth International Roundtable of Scholars on Families, Communities, Schools and Children's Learning, San Francisco.

Bauch, P. A. (1992, April). Student motivation, teacher role, and school organization in urban high schools of choice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Bauch, P. A. (1992, April). Toward an ecological perspective on school choice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Regional

Bauch, P. A., & Acker-Hocevar, M. (1999, February). Teacher work and empowerment in the context of school restructuring. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head.

Bauch, P. A. (1993). Reasons for school choice: Parent-Teacher goal congruency and school responsiveness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

INVITED/JURIED ARTICLES PUBLISHED BY EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER

Bauch, P. A. & Gao, H. (2000). Contributions of parents' school opinions and reasons for choice to their willingness to support Catholic high schools: A structural model. Resources in Education. Clearinghouse on Urban Education, Institute for Urban and Minority Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, (ERIC Document No. ED 443 906).

Bauch, P. A. & Correa, J. (1999). Teacher perceptions of parent and teacher participation in shared decision making. Resources in Education. Clearinghouse on Teaching and Teacher Education, Washington, DC, (ERIC Document No. ED 438 245).

Acker-Hocevar, M., Bauch, P. A., Berman, B., & Heflich, D. (1996). Issues of domination and partnership within emerging constructs of power: Teacher beliefs embedded in practice. Resources in Education, Clearinghouse on Educational Management, University of Oregon, (ERIC Document No. ED 404 332).

Goldring, E. B., & Bauch, P. A. (1995). Teacher empowerment and parent participation in schools of choice: Consumerism or partnership? Resources in Education, Clearinghouse on Urban Education, Institute for Urban and Minority Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, (ERIC Document No. ED 379 366).

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (1994). Teacher work context and opportunities for parent involvement in high schools of choice: A view from the inside. Resources in Education, Clearinghouse on Teaching and Teacher Education, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, (ERIC Document No. ED 376 169).

Bauch, P.A., & Goldring, E. B. (1994). Parent involvement and school responsiveness: Facilitating the home-school connection in schools of choice. Resources in Education, Clearinghouse on Educational Management, University of Oregon, (ERIC Document No. ED 358 532).


REFEREED RESEARCH JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Bauch, P. A. (2006 accepted). “Jane Addams.” In Gary Anderson (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice, Sage Publications, New York.

Bauch, P.A. (2006 in preparation). “I Lay Down My Life.” In Norma Mertz, (Ed.) Narratives of First Generation Female Faculty in Educational Leadership.

Arredondo-Rucinski, D. A. & Bauch, P. A (2005 under review). Effects of reflective, ethical and social justice constructs in educational leadership preparation on graduates’ workplace practices. Journal of School Leadership

Bauch, P. A. (2005 accepted with revisions) What can we learn from one another? Educational leadership preparation programs in South Africa and the United States. Journal of Educational Administration

Arredondo-Rucinski, D. A., Bauch, P. A., & Pena, R. S. (2004 Spring). Evaluacion de constructos de pensamiento reflexive en un programa de liderazgo educacional. Boletin De Investigacion Educacional, 19:2, pp. 9-27.

Bauch, P.A. (2002, April) School-community partnerships in rural schools: Leadership, renewal and a sense of place. Peabody Journal of Education, 76(2), 204-221.

Bauch, P. A. (2000). School markets in the public interest? More lessons from England. Invited essay review. Educational Administration Quarterly, 36(2), pp. 309-323.

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (2000). Teacher work context and opportunities for parent involvement in urban high schools of choice. Educational Research and Evaluation, 6(1), pp. 1-23.

Acker-Hocevar, M., & Bauch, P. A. (Fall 1998). Florida award teachers' perspectives on empowerment and their involvement with parents under recent state reform efforts. Organizational Theory Dialogue.

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (1998). Parent-teacher participation in the context of school governance. Peabody Journal of Education, 73(1), pp. 6-14.

Driscoll, M. E., Bauch, P. A., Crowson, R. L., Goldring, E. B., Mawhinney, H.B., & Ogawa, R. T. (1998). A conversation about professionalism and community. Peabody Journal of Education, (73)1, pp. 69-88.

Acker-Hocevar, M., Bauch, P. A., & Berman, B. (1997, Fall). Emerging constructs of power: Teacher beliefs embedded in practice with implications for school leadership. Educational Leadership and Administration, (9), pp. 21-32.

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (1996). Parent involvement and teacher decision making in urban high schools of choice. Urban Education, 31(4), 403-431.

Bauch, P. A., & Goldring, E. B. (1995). Parent involvement and school responsiveness: Facilitating the home-school connection in schools of choice. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 14(1), 1-21.

Bauch, P. A. (1993). Improving education for minority adolescents: Toward an ecological perspective on school choice and parent involvement. In N. F. Chavkin, (ed.), Families and schools in a pluralistic society. New York: State University of New York Press.

Bauch, P. A., & Erickson, D. A. (1992). Catholic schooling. In M. Alkin, (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Educational Research (Sixth Edition). Washington, DC: Macmillan/American Educational Research Association.


RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS, REPORTS, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Bauch, P. A. (1994). A profile of family choice and Catholic secondary education in the Archdiocese of Cleveland. Department of Education, Office of Catholic Schools. Cleveland, OH: Archdiocese of Cleveland.

Bauch, P. A., & Small, T. W. (1992). Reports of sophomore and senior parent surveys: Archdiocese of Cleveland. Individual School Reports #1-10. Department of Education, Office of Catholic Schools. Cleveland, OH: Archdiocese of Cleveland.

Bauch, P. A., & Small, T. W. (1992). Reports of sophomore and senior student surveys: Archdiocese of Cleveland. Individual School Reports #1-10. Department of Education, Office of Catholic Schools. Cleveland, OH: Archdiocese of Cleveland.

Bauch, P. A., & Small, T. W. (1992). Report of parents of sixth, seventh and eighth grade students: Archdiocese of Cleveland. Department of Education, Office of Catholic Schools. Cleveland, OH: Archdiocese of Cleveland.

BOOKS IN PROGRESS

Bauch, P. A. (Ed.). Private schools and the public interest: Research and policy issues. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press.

Bauch, P. A. Schools of choice: A comparative case analysis of organizatioaln structures and processes. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Corwin Press.

Bauch, P.A. A brief history of denominational schooling in the United States.


BOOK CHAPTERS IN PROGRESS

Bauch, P. A. Student perspectives: Purpose and caring in Catholic secondary schools. In P. A. Bauch, (Ed.), Private schools and the public interest. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press.

Bauch, P. A. Catholic schools at the crossroads. In P. A. Bauch, (Ed.), Private schools and the public interest. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press.

Bauch, P. A. Public policy and a proposed agenda for future research. In P. A. Bauch, (Ed.), Private schools and the public interest. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press.

JOURNAL ARTICLES IN PROGRESS

Bauch, P.A. Anti-racist, multicultural perspectives on critical components of high performing schools.

Bauch, P.A. & Gao, H. Parents’ reasons for choice and willingness to pay tuition in Catholic schools. Journal of Catholic Education.

Bauch, P. A., & Correa, J. Award teachers’ beliefs and practices of parental involvement in schooling. Journal of Educational Leadership.

Bauch, P. A. Reasons for school choice: Parent-teacher goal congruency and school responsiveness in schools of choice. Journal of Educational Research.

Bauch, P. A. Parents' reasons for choosing a particular type of school: The influence of income and ethnicity. Journal of Education Policy.

Bauch, P. A., Castle, C., & Schroeder, P. The disciplinary policy environments of Catholic and public schools of choice: How do they differ? Urban Review.

Bauch, P. A. An exploration of student goals and academic performance in urban high schools of choice. American Journal of Educational Research.

Bauch, P. A., & Weatherly, F. Secondary students' perceptions of their teachers' expectation behaviors: School contextual differences. Journal of Qualitative Studies.

Bauch, P. A., & Nelson, M. African-American students' perceptions of caring teacher behaviors in Catholic and public specialty and magnet schools. American Journal of Education.

Bauch, P. A., & Poole, B. The impact of parental demands on school performance: A study of minority students in urban high schools of choice. Urban Review or Negro Journal of Education.

Estes, J., & Bauch, P. A. Are students who enter nursing more caring than those who enter other professions? Nursing and Health Care.

Bauch, P. A., & Estes, J. Caring as a predisposition in the preparation of teachers. Journal of Teacher Education.

SELECTED SERVICE

National Organization Office

Member, Professional Development Committee, American Educational Research Association. 2003-2006
Program Chair, Division A (Administration), American Educational Research Association
Program Chair, Organizational Theory SIG, American Educational Research Association
Secretary/Treasurer, Religion and Education SIG, American Educational Research Association
Vice President, Associates for Research on Private Education SIG, American Educational Research Association
President, Associates for Research on Private Education SIG, American Educational Research Association (2 terms)

State Organization Office

First President and Co-founder (with Acker-Hocevar) of Alabama Professors of Educational Leadership (APEL)

University Service

Chair, The University of Alabama Coalition for Diversity and Inclusiveness (CDI), 2002-present
Founding Advisor, Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., The University of Alabama, 2003-present
Sponsor, U.S. News and World Report Scholar (Abi Smith), 2003-2004
Advisor, McNair Scholars Program, 1997-98; 2003-2004
President, Faculty Senate, The University of Alabama, 2000-2001
Vice-President, Faculty Senate, The University of Alabama, 1999-2000

Committees:
Evaluation of Deans and Chairs Faculty Senate Committee (2000- present), Mediation and Grievance (Chair), Research Advisory, Intercollegiate Athletic (2 terms), Academic Affairs, Faculty Senate Task Force on University Computer Plans, Faculty Senate (2 terms), Faculty Senate Parliamentarian (3 terms), Teacher Education Council, Search Committee for Vice-President for University Advancement

Coordinator and Organizer:
Opening Doors, Embracing Race: Power, Privilege, and Inclusion. CDI Fall and Spring Guest Lecture Series, 2004-2005.
Open Doors, Embracing Race: Remembrance, Forgiveness, Reconciliation. CDI Fall and Spring Guest Lecture Series, 2003-2004
Anti-Racism Workshops (3 two-and-one-half-day sessions for a total of 135 UA faculty), 2000-2001

Guest Lecturer, SW 526 “Isms” and Advocacy in Social Work on campus racism, 2003-2004
AHE 540 Organization and Administration in Higher Education on faculty governance, 2000-2001, 2001-2002
AEL 655 Human Resource Development on rational choice theory, 1998-1999.

Conducted undergraduate senior seminar on Roberts' Rules of Order for the College of Human Environmental Sciences (Patricia Hodges, March 1995, 1996, 1997)

Conducted seminar on Roberts' Rules of Order for the Office of Student Life (Kathleen Randall, December 1995)

Yale Roundtable Evening for Students and Faculty. Speaker at Forum on "Women and the Clergy," Office of Student Life (Russell Bryant, March 1995).

Member, Alliance for Women of Color and Friends of the Alliance, Coalition for Diversity and Inclusiveness, Women's Studies Advisory Board, Women's Studies Department, College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Alabama

College Service

Assessment and Evaluation Committee (member)
Faculty Forum (Vice-President, Secretary), Faculty Forum (Parliamentarian), Governance and Operations Committee (Chair), Faculty Council, Search Committee for Associate Dean

Department Service

Committees: Graduate Faculty Status Review, Curriculum and Planning, UCEA Application Project, NCATE Assessment Project, Search Committees, Promotion and Tenure (chair-2005-2006)

Program Service

Coordinator, Instructional Leadership Program, 2003-2005
Coordinator, NCATE Assessment Project 2003-2004
Chair, Committee on Faculty Work Load 2003-present

Committees:
Admissions, Testing, Program Review
Program Chair Search (Chair)
Educational Leadership Faculty Member Searches
Student/Program Handbook Policy Editor

Civic and Community Service

Member, St. Francis University Parish Women’s Spirituality and Service Group
Panel Member: “Reparations: Is this the answer for 500 years of slavery, segregation, and subjugation?” Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa, April 22, 2004
Anti-racism Training Team, The Sinsinawa Dominicans, Inc. 2001-present
Preacher on “Dominican Spirituality:” St. Francis Assisi, Tuscaloosa; St. Aloysius, Bessemer (March 21, 2001)
Alabama Arise, Group Coordinator, Montgomery, AL
Member, Zelpha's Cultural Development Center Board, Tuscaloosa
President, Diocesan Board of Education, The Diocese of Birmingham
Vice-President, Council of Religious, The Diocese of Birmingham
Member, Alternative Investment Financial Board, The Sinsinawa Dominicans, Inc., WS

TEACHING

Member of The University of Alabama Graduate Faculty
Member of the College of Education Graduate Faculty

A. Graduate School Lectures (2001-2002)

Seattle University
Motivation in the Workplace (September 2001)
Spirituality and the Workplace (October 2001)
The Spirit of Leadership (November 2001)
Anti-racist and Multicultural Leadership (January 2002)
Ethics of Justice, Inquiry, Care, and Spirituality in the Decision Making Process (April 2001)
The Spirituality of Leadership (May 2002)

B. Graduate Courses Developed and Taught:

The University of Alabama

AEL 500 Introduction to Educational Organization and Administration
AEL 510 Principles of Curriculum
AEL 602 Educational Leadership and School Restructuring
AEL 605 Internship in Educational Leadership
AEL 620 Curriculum: Theory and Practice
AEL 624 Practicum in Educational Leadership
AEL 663 Dynamics of Educational Change
AEL 669 Curriculum and the Study of Schooling
AEL 671 Survey of Instructional Supervision
BER 687 Fieldwork in Educational Research
AEL 697 Seminar in Curriculum
AEL 698 Dissertation Seminar in Educational Leadership
AEL 699 Dissertation Research

C. Masters' Theses Committee Chair:

The University of Alabama, Women's Studies Program

Rebecca R. White, M.A. Women's voices in women's studies classrooms: Pedagogy and students' experiences, 1995.

Carla Marie Pomeroy, M.A. From "A room of one's own" to a college of one's own: The case for women's colleges today, 1995.

D. Doctoral Dissertations Completed at The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama, Educational Leadership Program

Correa, Jorge, Ph.D. An exploratory study of North Alabama Hispanic students’ perceptions of their parents’ traditional and non-traditional involvement in their education, 2002.

Hong, Gao, Ph.D. The power of social capital for minority students: Contributions of family, school, and community involvement factors to educational outcomes, 2002.

Nina Pearson, Ph.D. An examination of the policy changes made to the identification process for gifted services in Alabama: The impact of these changes on the identification of Hispanic and African American children, 2001

Marilyn Staffo, Ph.D. The influence of government instructional technology policy on decision making in rural Alabama school districts, 2001.

Berna Levine, Ed.D. An examination of factors related to the attrition and retention of special education teachers in Cobb County, Georgia, 2002.

Laura Golden, Ed.D. Parental involvement attitudes and practices of teachers in rural Alabama K-12, elementary, middle, and secondary schools: An exploratory analysis, 1998.

Jenetta Wadell, Ph.D. A critical case interpretation of the impact of Alabama equity funding reform on an economically disadvantaged school system: The perspectives of system- and building-level administrators, 1997.

Fears, Gordon, Ed.D. Alternative education programs in the state of Alabama: Intended outcomes as perceived by students and educators, 1997.

Wendolyn LaFluer, Ed.D. The impact of TQM on higher education faculty: Pre- and post-perceptions of satisfaction and morale in the delivery of academic services, 1997.

Paul Schroeder, Ph.D. The craft culture of artisans demonstrating in an historic park setting, 1997. (Awarded Outstanding Dissertation in the College of Education)

Emma Jean Howard, Ed.D. Violence prevention curriculum approaches for schools: A descriptive content analysis of curriculum materials, 1997.

Kendy Behrends, Ed.D. Categories of caring in urban minority schools of choice: High school seniors' perspectives, 1996.

Frances Weatherly, Ed.D. Teacher expectations and student perceptions: A study of meaning and intention, 1996.

Jenny Estes, Ed.D. Gender differences in moral reasoning between pre-professional university students in nursing, education, and engineering: A contextual analysis, 1994.

Yunhan Hwang, Ph.D. Relationships between student goal orientations and seven dimensions of schooling in high schools of choice: An exploratory study, 1994.

E. Selected Student Awards and Dissertation Publication

Hong Gao. (Summers 1999, 2001). US Department of Education, Association for Institutional Research (AIR), Improving Institutional Research in Postsecondary Educational Institutions, Fellowship for Summer Institution on the Databases of the National Center for Education Statistics, held in Washington, DC.

Hong Gao. (April 2002). UCEA Graduate Student Leadership Seminar, New Orleans

Hong Gao. (September 2001-September 2002). Curriculum Internship, Research Associate, Institutional Research Office, Collin County Community College, Plan, TX 75039.

Hong Gao. (2000-2001). Merlin G. Duncan Memorial Scholarship in Educational Leadership

Hong Gao. (2000-2001). Most Outstanding Student in Scholarship and Research, College of Education

Nina Pearson. (2000-2001). .Tommy Russell Award For Excellence in Doctoral Studies

Rebecca Ballard (2000-2001). Merlin G. Dungan Memorial Scholarship in Educational Leadership

Jorge Correa. (1997). Graduate Council Fellowship, The University of Alabama ($3,500)

David Heflich. (1995-1996). Spencer Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship sponsored by the National Academy of Education and the American Educational Research Association ($20,000).

Noaleen Ingalsbe. (1996). Dorothy I. Mitstifer Fellowship, Kappa Omicron Nu ($2,000).

Kendy Behrends. (1994). Graduate Council Fellowship, The University of Alabama ($3,500)

Jenetta Waddell. (Summer 1993). Research Associate, Project on Research on Democratic Communities, Jeannie Oakes, Principal Investigator, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

Stammer, Ellen. (1991). Women and alcohol: The journey back. New York: Garden City Press.

HONORS AND AWARDS

Outstanding Advisor Award, Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Office of Student Services, 2004-2005

Spencer Fellow, American Academy of Education, 1987-present

William Allan Distinguished Professor of Education (Endowed Chair), School of Education, Seattle University, September 1, 2001-June 30, 2002.

Academic Excellence Award, The University of Alabama, College of Education, 1998-1999.

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Education Policy and Management, School of Education, The Open University, Milton Keynes, England, January-June, 1998.

Elizabeth Ann Seton Endowed Chair, School of Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, September 1983-December 1989.