Faculty Profiles

Dr. Judith Ponticell

Dr. Judith Ponticell, Ph.D., Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and Chair of the Department of Leadership, Counseling, Adult, Career, and Higher Education

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Email: jponticell@usf.edu
Office: EDU 158-I
Phone: 813-974-4897

Dr. Ponticell is chair of the Department of Leadership, Counseling, Adult, Career and Higher Education in the College of Education. She has previously served in administrative and leadership positions at the University of Illinois-Chicago, Texas Tech University, and the University of New Mexico. She currently serves in various leadership roles for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ (SACS), including Substantive Change Committee Chair, Off-site Reaffirmation Committee Chair, and Cluster Coordinator for the Commission on Colleges.

Dr. Ponticell’s research addresses personal, interpersonal and organizational factors that influence individual and organizational learning and change. She is the co-author of The Tutoring Revolution: Applying Research for Best Practices, Policy Implications, and Student Achievement; Enhancing Learning in Training and Adult Education; FutureWork: The Revolution Reshaping American Business; and Closing the Literacy Gap in American Business. She is the author or co-author of numerous book chapters and articles in National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, Peabody Journal of Education, Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, and the Journal of Teacher Education, amongst others.