Faculty Profiles

Dr. William Black

Professor of 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 Ph.D. in Educational Administration (Policy and Planning program) from the University of Texas, Austin. Previous to arriving at USF, he was an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Indiana University at Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Dr. Black serves as the co-editor of the the Information Age Publishing Book Series, Research and Theory in Educational Administration, and is currently co-editing a two volumes on Disability, Power, and Educational Administration. He also currently serves as the President-Elect of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA).

Dr. Black's 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.