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James Koschoreck, Ph.D.

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Program:
Educational Leadership and Director, Ph.D. in School Improvement Porgram
Area of Focus/Research

Educational Policy and Politics

Social Justice Issues in Educational Leadership

LGBTIQ Issues and Public Education

E-mail:
j_k266@txstate.edu
Phone:
(512) 245-3759

Fax:
(512) 245-8872
Office:
ASBS 327
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  • Dr. Koschoreck is an Associate Professor in the Educational Leadership Program at Texas State University. Currently he serves as the Director of the Ph.D. Program in School Improvement. Dr. Koschoreck’s research interests include policy analysis and gay/lesbian issues in educational leadership. As a scholar/activist engaged in promoting issues of social justice, he challenges the taken-for-granted social normalizations in the public schools. His work has appeared in journals such as the International Journal of Leadership in Education, Education and Urban Society, the Journal of School Leadership, and the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, among others. He has co-edited an issue of the Journal of School Leadership with Catherine Lugg, which focuses on sexual minority school leaders. He co-edited a book titled Sexuality matters: Paradigms and policies for educational leaders.

  • Ph.D.

    Educational Administration (Educational Policy and Planning Program)

    The University of Texas at Austin

    Dissertation

    Accountability and Educational Equity: The System of the Aldine Independent School District

    Directed by J. J. Scheurich, Ph.D.

    2000

           

    M.P.A.

    Accounting

    The University of Texas at Austin

    1983

           

    M.A.

    Spanish

    Purdue University

    1979

           

    B.A.

    Spanish

    University of Wisconsin - Madison

    1974

  • Refereed Journal Articles

    Allen, J. G., Harper, R. E., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2017). Social justice and school leadership preparation: Can we shift beliefs, values, and commitments? International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 12(1), 33-52. Retrieved from http://www.ncpeapublications.org/index.php/volume-12-number-1-spring-2017

    Tucker, P. D., Young, M. D., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2012). Leading research-based change in educational leadership preparation: An introduction. Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 7(2), 155-171. doi: 10.1177/1942775112455267

    Koschoreck, J. W., & Allen, J. G. (with Harper, R. E.). (2012). Developing the dispositions of future educational leaders: A focus on social justice. NCPEA Education Leadership Review, 13(2), 53-59.

    Koschoreck, J. W. (2011). Exploring online identity representation: A response to “Heteronarrative Analysis.” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 24(1), 27-30. doi: 10.1080/09518398.2010.539583

    Koschoreck, J. W., Meek, J. B., Campanello, K., & Mominee, M. (2010). Queer scholarly activism: An exploration of the moral imperative of queering pedagogy and advocating social change. The International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, 3(1), 8-25. Retrieved from http://libjournal.uncg.edu/index.php/ijcp/article/view/67/52

    Zigler, T. A., McCafferty, S., Ogletree, A., Ronan, M., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2007). Aspiring administrators program: Forming a partnership to improve recruitment and selection in an urban school district. ScholarlyPartnershipsEdu, 2(2), 25-37. Retrieved from http://opus.ipfw.edu/spe/vol2/iss2/4

    Capper, C. A., Alston, J., Gause, C. P., Koschoreck, J. W., López, G. R., Lugg, C. A., McKenzie, K. B. (2006). Integrating lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender topics and their intersections with other areas of difference into the leadership preparation curriculum: Practical ideas and strategies. Journal of School Leadership, 16, 142-157.

    Lugg, C. A., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2003). Guest editors’ introduction: The final closet: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered educational leaders. Journal of School Leadership, 13(1), 4-6.

    Koschoreck, J. W. (2003). Easing the violence: Transgressing heteronormativity in educational administration. Journal of School Leadership, 13(1), 27-50.

    Koschoreck, J. W. (2002). Transgressing heteronormativity in educational administration. Leading & Managing: Journal of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders, 8(2), 135-143. [Adaptation and reprint, released Summer, 2003]

    Skrla, L., Scheurich, J. J., Johnson, Jr., J. F., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2001). Accountability for equity: Can state policy leverage social justice? International Journal of Leadership in Education,4(3), 237-260. doi:10.1080/13603120110057073

    Skrla, L., Scheurich, J. J., Johnson, Jr., J. F., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2001). Complex and contested constructions of accountability and educational equity. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 4(3), 277-283. doi:10.1080/13603120110062897

    Koschoreck, J. W. (2001). Accountability and educational equity in the transformation of an urban district. Education and Urban Society, 33(3), 284-304. doi:10.1177/0013124501333004

    Scribner, J. D., Lopez, G., Koschoreck, J. W., Mahitivanichcha, K. & Scheurich, J. J. (1999). The building blocks of educational administration: A dialogic review of the first three chapters of the Handbook. Educational Administration Quarterly, 35(4), 477-499.

    Koschoreck, J. W. (1999). Resistance and complicity, personal sacrifice, and image management: A life narrative exploration of gender and sexuality. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 15(2), 41-56.

    Editorships

    Tucker, P. D., Young, M. D., & Koschoreck, J. W. (Eds.). (2012). Leading research-based change in educational leadership preparation [Special Issue]. Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 7(2).

    Koschoreck, J. W. (Ed.) (2003 – 2011). The International Journal of Urban Educational Leadership, a peer-reviewed, electronic journal that seeks to contribute to the knowledge base of urban educational leadership issues. First issue appeared Fall, 2005.

    Lugg, C. A., & Koschoreck, J. W. (Eds.). (2003). The final closet [Special Issue]. Journal of School Leadership, 13(1).

    Books

    Koschoreck, J. W., & Tooms, A. K. (Eds.). (2009). Sexuality matters: Paradigms and policies for educational leaders. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Book Chapters

    Martin, D. N., Szucs, S., & Koschoreck, J. W. (in press). Photography, visual culture, and the (re)definition of the male gaze. In M. Neumüller (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture. New York, NY: Routledge.

    Martin, D. N., Koschoreck, J. W., & Szucs, S. (in press). Further exploration of the male gaze in photography and visual culture. In M. Neumüller (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture. New York, NY: Routledge.

    Koschoreck, J. W., & Allen, J. G. (2013). Marginalized sexualities in public schools: The need for activist educators. In S. D. Horsford & C. Wilson (Eds.), Advancing equity and achievement in America’s diverse schools: Inclusive theories, policies, and practices (pp. 94-107). New York: Routledge.

    Koschoreck, J. W., & Veraldo, C. M. (2012). Mentoring adult learners to engage in conversations about sexuality and heterosexual privilege. In D. Clutterbuck & K. M. Poulsen (Eds.), Developing successful diversity mentoring programmes: An international casebook (pp. 83-87). Maidenhead, UK: Open University Press.

    Koschoreck, J. W., & Slattery, P. (2010). Meeting all students’ needs: Transforming the unjust normativity of heterosexism. In C. Marshall & M. Oliva (Eds.), Leadership for social justice: Making revolutions in education (2nd ed., pp. 156-174). Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.

    Koschoreck, J. W., & Tooms, A. K. (2009). Introduction. In J. W. Koschoreck & A. K. Tooms (Eds.), Sexuality matters: Paradigms and policies for educational leaders (pp. xiii – xxii). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Tooms, A. K., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2009). Conclusion. In J. W. Koschoreck & A. K. Tooms Eds.), Sexuality matters: Paradigms and policies for educational leaders (pp. 255 – 266). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Allen, J. G., Harper, R. E., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2009). Fostering positive dispositions about LGBTIQ matters: The effects of a social justice curriculum on future educational leaders. In J. W. Koschoreck & A. K. Tooms (Eds.), Sexuality matters: Paradigms and policies for educational leaders (pp. 75 – 102). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Zigler, T. A., Koschoreck, J. W., & McCafferty, S. P. (2006). The Administrator Development Academy: Adding intensity to the preparation program—the next step to excellence. In F. L. Dembowski & L. K. Lemasters (Eds.), Unbridled spirit: Best practices in teaching, scholarship and service for effective educational administration (pp. 446-453). Lancaster, PA: Pro>Active Publications.

    Koschoreck, J. W., & Slattery, P. (2006). Meeting all students’ needs: Transforming the unjust normativity of heterosexism. In C. Marshall & M. Oliva (Eds.), Leadership for social justice: Making revolutions in education (pp. 145-166). Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.

    Koschoreck, J. W. (2005). Transgressing heteronormativity in educational administration. In J. Collard & C. Reynolds (Eds.), Leadership, gender and culture in education (pp. 143-149). Maidenhead, UK: Open University Press.

    Koschoreck, J. W. (2003). Accountability and educational equity in the transformation of an urban district. In L. Skrla & J. J. Scheurich (Eds.), Educational equity and accountability: Policies, paradigms, and politics (pp. 155-174). New York: RoutledgeFalmer. [Reprint]

    Skrla, L., Scheurich, J. J., Johnson, J. F., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2003). Complex and contested constructions of accountability and educational equity. In L. Skrla & J. J. Scheurich (Eds.), Educational equity and accountability: Policies, paradigms, and politics (pp. 99-106). New York: RoutledgeFalmer. [Reprint]

    Skrla, L., Scheurich, J. J., Johnson, J. F., & Koschoreck, J. W. (2003). Accountability for equity: Can state policy leverage social justice? In L. Skrla & J. J. Scheurich (Eds.), Educational equity and accountability: Policies, paradigms, and politics (pp. 51-78). New York: RoutledgeFalmer. [Reprint]

    Scribner, J. D., Lopez, G., Koschoreck, J. W., Mahitivanichcha, K. & Scheurich, J. J. (2002). The building blocks of educational administration: A dialogic review of the first three chapters of the Handbook. In J. J. Scheurich (Ed.), Anti-racist scholarship: An advocacy. New York: State University of New York Press. [Reprint]

  • Research methodologies, Educational Policy, Multicultural Leadership Issues