We strive to enhance the understanding and practice of educational leadership and policy at all levels of the education system, cradle-to-career. We advance this mission through our programs of teaching, research, and engagement with practitioners and scholars in the field. We offer doctoral, master’s and advanced graduate certificates in higher education leadership, educational policy, and school leadership. All programs adopt a global perspective, focusing on how international systems and policies support academic excellence.
5 Questions for Faculty: Hal Lawson
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 14, 2016) — Professor Hal A. Lawson has a dual appointment in the School of Social Welfare and the School of Education, where he is a professor of Educational Administration and Policy Studies. He came to UAlbany in early 2000 from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. To read the full interview: http://www.albany.edu/news/73321.php?utm_source=toa&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=internal_comm
UAlbany's PIRE Project was developed last September (2015) to advance research in early warning weather detection of major storms though a U.S. - Taiwan consortium. Let by the University's Atmospheric Research Center, the program works closely with disaster and weather forecast agencies in both countries. PIRE network analysis reports look at co-authorship and coupling. The focus is on relationships that exist and relationships that can potentially be developed between researcher of the PIRE project.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Albany, NY (August 24, 2016) - To aid in building the educational capacity of the Dominican Republic, the University at Albany-SUNY announces a new partnership between its Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies in the School of Education, a national leader in global education studies, and INICIA Educación, a premier educational foundation in the Dominican Republic. A core component of this partnership is the establishment of a competitive scholarship for Dominican students to attend UAlbany.
PhD Candidate Michael Sass Poses with Dissertation Committee After Defense
PhD Candidate Michael Sass poses for a photo with committee members after defending his dissertation "Presidential Assistants in Higher Education and Their Use of Power, Authority and Influence". L to R: Dr. Karen Hitchcock (UAlbany's 16th President 1996-2004), Dr. Jason Lane (EAPS Department Chair & Associate Professor), Michael Sass and Dr. Hal Lawson (EAPS Professor).