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 & Staff
Assistant Service Professor
Campus Center West B91
Graduate Advisor & Lecturer
Catskill 365
Visiting Assistant Professor
Catskill 314
Vincent O'Leary Professor
Catskill 309
Distinguished Professor
Catskill 315
Administrative Assistant II
Catskill 304
Department Coordinator
Catskill 309
Associate Professor & Department Chair
Catskill 301
Assistant Dean for Academic Programs, Partnerships and Accreditation; Executive Director of Student Success; Assistant Service Professor
Catskill 285
Assistant Director of School Leadership and Development
Catskill 322
Associate Professor
Catskill 323
Associate Professor & Director for Global Engagement, Dean and Vice Provost of the CIEGS
Catskill 314
Associate Professor
Catskill 363
Vincent O'Leary Distinguished Service Professor
Catskill 351
Associate Professor
Catskill 229

 

Lecturers & Affiliated Faculty

Martha Asselin, Ph.D. - Director, Center for Leadership and Service, Student Affairs
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Kristine D. Duffy, Ph.D. - SUNY Adirondack President
[email protected]


Edward Engelbride, Ph.D. - Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
[email protected]


John Jablonski, Ph.D. - Vice President for Academic Affairs, SUNY Adirondack
[email protected]; [email protected]


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
 

Ethan Sprissler, Ph.D. - Faculty Program Director at Excelsior College (UAlbany Alumnus)
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Susan Swartz - Superintendent at Scotia-Glenville Central School District
[email protected]


Leigh Wedenoja, Ph.D. - Senior Policy Aanalyst at the Rockefeller Institute of Government
[email protected]


Jay Worona, Esq. - Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel at NYS School Boards Association
[email protected]ny.edu; [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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David DiMaria, Ed.D. - Associate Vice Provost for International Education, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
[email protected]


Gretchen Dobson, Ed.D. - President, Global Alumni Relations, Managing Director Australia, Academic Assembly Inc.
[email protected]


George Kacenga, Ph.D. -  Executive Director of Global Engagement for Purdue University Northwest (PNW)
[email protected]


Joshua McKeown, Ph.D. - Associate Provost for International Education and Programs, SUNY Oswego
[email protected]


Clayton Steen, Ph.D. - Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management Services
Online Education, the Pennsylvania State University
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Yusuf Joseph Ugras, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Accounting, La Salle University
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Graduate Student Instructors


Rachel Sheba Moody - Director of International Academic Partnerships and International Academic Advising, Center for International Education and Global Strategy, University at Albany
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Erica Lauren Shudt - Director ISSL Program, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC), University at Albany
[email protected]

 

Contact the Department of Educational Policy & Leadership
1400 Washington Ave Albany, NY 12222
Catskill 309
Office Hours

Virtual: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm