Department of Educational Policy & Leadership

The Department of Educational Policy & Leadership is dedicated to enhancing the understanding and practice of educational leadership and policy at all levels of the education system, cradle-to-career. Faculty is comprised of leading scholars and seasoned professionals who create a unique learning experience for tomorrow’s educational leaders in New York, across the United States or around the world.

Degrees

Masters

Educational Policy and Leadership MS | Fully Online Option |

Educational Policy and Leadership MS | Fully Online Option |
Educational Policy and Leadership MS | Fully Online Option |
Educational Policy and Leadership MS | Fully Online Option |
Educational Policy and Leadership MS | Fully Online Option |
Educational Policy and Leadership MS | Fully Online Option |

Higher Education MS | Fully Online Option |

Higher Education MS | Fully Online Option |
Higher Education MS | Fully Online Option |
Higher Education MS | Fully Online Option |

International Education Management and Leadership MA | Fully Online |

Department News
Department Faculty
Assistant Service Professor
Campus Center West B91
Professor Emeritus
Catskill 316
Graduate Advisor & Lecturer
Catskill 365
Distinguished Professor
Catskill 315
Associate Professor & Department Chair
Catskill 301
Assistant Dean for Academics and Assessment & Assistant Service Professor
Catskill 285
Assistant Director of School Leadership and Development
Catskill 322
Assistant Professor
Catskill 323
Associate Professor & Director for Global Engagement, Interim Dean and Vice Provost of the CIEGS
Catskill 314
Associate Professor
Catskill 363
Professor
Catskill 351
Professor Emerita & Former SUNY Chancellor

Lecturers & Affiliated Faculty


Kristine D. Duffy, Ph.D. - SUNY Adirondack President
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Emily Lynne Feuer, Ph.D. - Asst Director, Student Affairs, Assessment & Placement, Operations & Administration, University at Albany (EPL PhD Alumna '19)
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Daniel J. Julius, Ph.D. - Professor of Management; Former Provost and Senior Vice President, New Jersey City University Visiting Fellow, School of Management, Yale University
 

Kristyn Muller, Ph.D. - Impact Analyst, Open SUNY, SUNY System Administration (EPL PhD Alumna '18)
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Ethan Sprissler, Ph.D. - Faculty Program Director at Excelsior College (UAlbany Alumnus).  [email protected]

 

Susan Swartz - Superintendent at Scotia-Glenville Central School District
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Benjamin Weaver, Ph.D. - Assistant Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs & Service Professor, University at Albany (EPL Alumnus '08)
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Jay Worona, Esq. - Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel at NYS School Boards Association.  [email protected]; [email protected]

 

Kai Zhou, Ph.D. - Assistant Director of Assessment, Institutional Research, University at Albany (EPL Alumna '19)
[email protected]
 


International Education Leadership Fellows


Ronald Cushing - Director, UC International Services, University of Cincinnati
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Gretchen Dobson, Ed.D. - President, Global Alumni Relations, Managing Director Australia, Academic Assembly Inc.
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David DiMaria, Ed.D. - Associate Vice Provost for International Education, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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Karin E. Fischer - Journalist, Chronicle of Higher Education and Latitudes
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Joshua McKeown, Ph.D. - Associate Provost for International Education and Programs, SUNY Oswego
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Nancy L. Ruther, Ed.D. - Principal, Gazelle International[email protected]  


Yusuf Joseph Ugras, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Accounting, La Salle University.  [email protected]


Brian Whalen, Ph.D. - Chief Academic Officer and Dean of Education, Atlantis
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Graduate Student Instructors


David Epstein - EPL Doctoral Candidate
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Jessica Krupski - EPL Doctoral Candidate
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Rachel Ann Sullivan - Sociology Doctoral Candidate - UAlbany
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Department Staff

The Department can be contacted by email at [email protected] 

Gina Giuliano, Ph.D., Graduate Advisor (EPL Alumna '00)
HU 359 (Catskill 365)
(518) 442-3528
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Maria G. Moon, Department Coordinator (M.S., San Francisco State University)
Catskill 309
(518) 442-5080
[email protected]
 

Sheila Meissner, Secretary
Catskill 304 (9am-1pm, M-F)
(518) 442-5105
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Contact the Department of Education Policy & Leadership
1400 Washington Ave Albany, NY 12222
Catskill 309
Phone
Office Hours

Virtual: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm