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Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations

Faculty

Mark Cannon
Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development
Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 343-2775
Payne 207B
Sean P. Corcoran
Associate Professor of Public Policy & Education, and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8021
205C Payne Hall
Brent Evans
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-6491
Carolyn J. Heinrich
LPO Dept. Chair; Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Professor of Health Policy (secondary appointment), Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Email
Website
(615) 322-1169
Payne Hall 202D
Christopher P. Loss
Associate Professor of History
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Chancellor Faculty Fellow (2016–18)
Email
(615) 343-4038
Payne 210F
Brenda McKenzie
Associate Dept. Chair, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Program Director and Practicum Coordinator, Higher Education Administration
Email
(615) 875-8820
205D Payne Hall
Kelly E. Slay
Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Public Policy, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8000
Tracey M. Armstrong
Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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Ryan Balch
Program Director, Education Policy
Senior Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 875-8501
011C Payne Hall
Dale Ballou
Associate Professor, Emeritus, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8039
Payne 141 WC
Mark Bandas
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Education (Secondary Appointment), Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Associate Provost and Dean of Students
Email
(615) 322-6400
Felipe Barrera-Osorio
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Education and Economics, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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Laura Booker
Senior Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 343-4361
Payne Hall 011A
John M. Braxton
Professor of Higher Education, Emeritus, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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Melinda J. B. Buntin, Ph.D.
Mike Curb Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy
Professor of Education (Secondary Appointment), Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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Website
(615) 322-2452
2525 West End Ave, Suite 1200 Nashville, Tn 37203
Christopher Candelaria
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-0722
106D Payne Hall
Marisa Cannata
Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Program Director of the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program
Email
Website
(615) 322-1746
Payne 006A
Christopher (Kitt) Carpenter
Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics
Professor of Public Policy and Education (Secondary Appointment), Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-0174
306 Calhoun Hall
Doug Christiansen
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education (Secondary Appointment), Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Vice Provost for University Enrollment Affairs
Email
(615) 322-2111
511 Kirkland Hall
Xiu Cravens
Associate Dean for International Students and Affairs, Office of the Dean
Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-5521
Payne 210E
Robert Crowson
Professor Emeritus of Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8030
Payne 210F
Shaun M. Dougherty
Associate Professor of Public Policy & Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-1894
207C Payne Hall
Susan Douglas
Associate Professor of the Practice of Human Development, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Program Director, Leadership and Organizational Performance
Email
(615) 322-2355
Payne 205F
Corbette Doyle
Senior Lecturer in Organizational Leadership, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 343-4362
Payne 011B
William Doyle
Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-2904
Payne 207E
Joanne Golann
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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Ellen Goldring
Executive Associate Dean, Office of the Dean
Patricia and Rodes Hart Chair, Professor of Education and Leadership, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8037
Payne Hall 205B
Jason Grissom
Faculty Director, Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA)
Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8540
Wyatt - 410E
Erin C. Henrick
Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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Brian L. Heuser
Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Vice Chair, University Faculty Senate
Email
(615) 343-2692
Payne 009C
Stephen Heyneman
Professor Emeritus of International Education Policy, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
David Laird
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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David Eric Lewis
Professor (Secondary Appointment), Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, Dept. of Political Science
Email
Website
(615) 322-6228
333 Commons Center
Catherine Gavin Loss
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professional Education, Office of the Dean
Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-6619
Peabody Administration Building Room 2018B
Brenda McKenzie
Associate Dept. Chair, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Program Director and Practicum Coordinator, Higher Education Administration
Email
(615) 875-8820
205D Payne Hall
Rich Milner
Cornelius Vanderbilt Distinguished Professor of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning
Professor of Education (Secondary Appointment), Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 343-0424
Wyatt - Room 142
Joseph Murphy
Professor of Education; Endowed Mayborn Chair, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8038
Payne 210
Cynthia Nebel
Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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Michael A. Neel
Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 343-2262
Ransford Pinto
Assistant Director for Graduate Programs, Center for Teaching
Senior Lecturer (Secondary Appointment), Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
1114 19th Avenue South, 3rd. Floor
Christine Quinn Trank
Associate Professor of the Practice of Organization Leadership, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
875-9196
Payne 202B
Eve Rifkin
Director of the Leadership and Learning in Organizations, Ed.D.
Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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Mollie Rubin
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 343-3734
Payne Hall 113
Patrick Schuermann
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Program Director, Independent School Leadership
Email
(615) 322-8295
Payne 009-B
Matthew Patrick Shaw
Assistant Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 875-1978
Payne 106A
Claire Smrekar
Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8001
Payne 210C
Adela Soliz
Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Public Policy, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8000
202 Payne Hall

Staff

Karen Cunningham
Administrative Officer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8016
202E Payne Hall
LaTanya Dixon
Institute of Education Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
404 Wyatt Center
Tammy Eidson
Administrative Specialist to the Department Chair, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-0891
Payne 202
James Edward Guthrie
Research Associate, Tennessee Education Research Alliance
Email
Website
(615) 322-5538
Wyatt Center (1930 South Dr., 4th Floor)
Jessica Holter
TERA Research Manager, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8540
Wyatt - Room 410D
Christina L. Leath
Grants Manager, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 343-9258
Payne Hall 202E
Rachel Manlove
Administrative Assistant, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8000
Payne 202
Rosie Moody
Educational Coordinator, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8019
202E-A Payne
Erin O'Hara
Executive Director, TN Education Research Alliance, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-5622
Wyatt 147
Susan Kemper Patrick
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
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Colby Woods
TERA Research Specialist Sr., Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Email
(615) 322-8540
Wyatt Center, 1930 South Dr., 4th Floor