Faculty Profiles

Dr. William Black

Associate Professor and Area Program Coordinator in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and Affiliate Faculty in Educational Measurement and Research

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Email: wrblack@usf.edu
Office: USF Tampa campus EDU 158-O 
Phone: 813-974-6097

Dr. Black received his doctorate degree from the University of Texas, Austin. He serves as co-editor of the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership; Co-Editor of the Information Age Publishing Book Series, Research and Theory in Educational Administration, Editorial Board Member of the Journal of School Leadership; University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Publications Committee Member; and Executive Committee member of the UCEA.

Dr. Black currently serves as the Principal Investigator of the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs Leadership Preparation in Policy and Community Based Reform project (5 years, 1. 244 million) and the Principal Investigator of Florida Department of Education Very Special Arts Florida (1 year continuing contract, $334,000).

His research interests include leadership preparation and critical policy implementation with a particular emphasis on disability studies and English Language Learners. His publications include multiple book chapters and articles in Educational Policy, International Journal of Leadership in Education, Journal of Research in Leadership Education, Educational Leadership Review, and the National Association of Secondary School Principals Journal, amongst others.