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PhD Program Faculty

Thomas DeLuca, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 409

Thomas DeLuca serves as an assistant professor with the department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the School of Education at the University of Kansas. Dr. DeLuca earned his PhD at Michigan State University, as well as earning an MEd in Educational Leadership and an MBA from... more

Rick Ginsberg
Professor, Dean, School of Education
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 214K

Rick Ginsberg, Ph.D., has served as Dean of the School of Education at the University of Kansas since August, 2005. He served three years as the Chair of the Kansas Professional Standards Board, is Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education... more

Michael Imber
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 406

Dr. Michael Imber specializes in educational law, policy, reform, and administration.

Joseph Novak
Senior Lecturer, Director, Professional Development School Program Coordinator of Hybrid and Online ELPS Master's program in Building Level Leadership.
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 404
Professor of the Practice, Program Coordinator of EdD Program
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 411

Deborah Perbeck serves as the program coordinator for the doctorate program in Educational Administration and teaches courses in district-level leadership. She earned her EdD at Wichita State University In Educational Leadership. She served over 30 years in a variety of positions in PK-12... more

Argun Saatcioglu
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 407

I received my Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, specializing in sociology of organizations and education. I teach and conduct research on educational and organizational stratification, educational policy and governance, and quantitative methods... more

Lecturer, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

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