Joseph A. Polizzi, Ph.D., associate professor of Education and director of the School Leadership Academy at the University was recently nominated to the Editorial Board of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Journal, Educational Studies: A Journal of the American Education Studies Association.
In his role as an editorial board member, Dr. Polizzi is responsible for soliciting, reviewing and editing research articles, as well as advising on the direction of the editorial content of the Journal.
Dr. Polizzi holds a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in Educational Leadership. Prior to earning his Ph.D., he was a New York State Senate Fellow serving on the Senate Education Committee, a Fulbright exchange teacher in Pecs, Hungary, and a high school English teacher for eight years in the New York City School system, where he was a United Federations of Teachers Chapter Leader. His areas of research include authentic leadership, ethics in education leadership, understanding suffering in schools, transformative learning, and using films as a medium of instruction.
The journal of AESA invites submissions relevant to AESA and the disciplines of social and educational foundations. AESA was established in 1968 as an international learned society for scholars, researchers, teacher educators, students, teachers, and administrators who are interested in social and educational foundations, both in and outside of schools. The organization has attracted scholars who engage within the disciplines of anthropology, economics, history, philosophy, politics, and sociology of education, as well as race/ethnic, gender, cultural, comparative, and transnational studies.