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Monica C. Byrne-Jimenez

Associate Professor of Specialized Programs in Education


Degrees

EDD, 2003, Teachers Coll, Columbia Univ; MA, 1992, University Michigan; BA, 1988, Columbia University


Bio

Mónica Byrne-Jiménez, Ed.D., is an Associate Professor in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Hofstra University. She graduated from Columbia University in 1988 and went on to receive her Masters in Educational Policy from the University of Michigan. She received her doctorate in Education Leadership from Teachers College in 2003. Before earning her doctorate she worked in numerous urban public school settings and in school/district improvement efforts throughout the northeast. Dr. Byrne-Jiménez’ interests are in leadership development among principals and early career superintendents, the role of ethnicity/identity in leadership and professional development as a vehicle for school improvement. Her work has been published through the Leadership and Policy in Schools Journal, Teachers College Press, Lambert Academic Press and online sources. Currently she is on the 2011 Convention Planning Committee for the University Council for Educational Administration, the leading organization for leadership preparation. Dr. Byrne-Jiménez is also president of the Latino Alumni Association of Columbia University.

Teaching Interests

Research methods, professional development, leadership, organizational behavior

Research Interests

Leadership development, school improvement, ethnicity and leadership, leadership preparation

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
EADM 251 READINGS-ED ADMIN Graduate
EADM 261 BUILDING LEARNING COMMUNITIES Graduate
EADM 291 BLDG & SUSTNG EFFTV SCHL-COMM Graduate
EADM 321 EXPLR FIELD OF EDU LEADRSHP II Graduate
EADM 351 INDEPENDENT STUDY Graduate
EADM 359 NATRLSTIC INQRY SCHL LDRSHP I Graduate
EADM 360 NATRLSTIC INQRY SCHL LDRSHP II Graduate
EADM 602 DISSERTATION PROPOSAL Graduate
EADM 604 DISSERTATION ADVISEMENT Graduate
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