Educational Leadership

Andrew Bacher-Hicks

Dr. Andrew Bacher-Hicks is an assistant professor at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. He studies K–12 education policy in the United States, with a focus on teacher labor markets, school discipline, and the link between crime and education. He is affiliated faculty with the Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC). Dr. Bacher-Hicks’ work […]

Mary Churchill

Dr. Mary L. Churchill is associate dean of strategic initiatives & community engagement at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, where she is responsible for leading the college’s strategic initiatives. In addition, Dr. Churchill directs the Strategic Partnerships & Community Engagement Office, which sets the strategic direction for the college’s community engagement […]

Stephanie Curenton

Dr. Stephanie M. Curenton is a professor in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Department at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development and the director of the Center on the Ecology of Early Development (CEED). She is a developmental and community psychologist who studies the social, cognitive, and language development of racially […]

William Delgado

Dr. William Delgado is a research assistant professor in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Department at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His goal is to understand and address inequality in opportunities and to foster human potential. His current research studies teacher quality and human decision making, with a focus on […]

Raul Fernandez

Dr. Raul Fernandez is a senior lecturer in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies program at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, where he studies, writes, and teaches about inequities in education. Previously, he served as associate dean for equity, diversity & inclusion. He is also an appointee to the Racial Imbalance […]

Lisa Ijiri

Dr. Lisa Ijiri is a clinical professor and senior advisor to the dean at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. She is a senior academic administrator with over 30 years of experience in higher education leadership. Her lifelong focus has been on student access, diversity and inclusion, new program development, and educational effectiveness, […]

Laurie A. Pohl

Dr. Laurie Pohl is professor of the practice (retired) at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development.  Her career spans all aspects of university administration and includes substantial experience in university-wide activities such as strategic planning, governance, agency and governmental relations, philanthropy, public relations, enrollment management and student affairs, and institutional budget and […]

Stacy Scott

Dr. Stacy Scott is a senior lecturer in educational leadership & policy studies at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His research focuses on innovation, intuition, equity, and storytelling, as well as bringing concerns of equity in education to light. His career has included being a middle school teacher, director of diversity, […]

Pipier Smith-Mumford

Dr. Pipier Smith-Mumford is the field director for the EdD program and a master lecturer in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies department at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Dr. Smith-Mumford also consults with local school administrators and faculties on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion, in addition to coaching and […]

Ariel Tichnor-Wagner

Dr. Ariel Tichnor-Wagner is a lecturer and program director of the Educational Policy Studies program at the BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. She is also affiliated faculty with the Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC). Her research focuses on education policy and politics, with an emphasis on policy and program implementation, continuous improvement […]