Barbara Cozza, Ph.D. is the Chairperson and a Professor in the Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership. Dr. Cozza’s research targets educational reform issues in the areas of leadership, curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Some research topics that Dr. Cozza is exploring are: Leadership Coaching, Women in Leadership, Multi-age Teaching and Learning in Developing and Developed countries, and transforming educational systems and leadership. Dr. Cozza writes numerous books on international and national topics for Pk-16 systems and presents at global conferences. Dr. Cozza applies qualitative and mixed design methods in her research. She is presently senior editor for The Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education and a Board Member for Higher Education Teaching and Learning (HETL). Dr. Cozza mentors doctorate students in the Ed.D. programs and teaches in the SBL/SDL programs. Dr. Cozza has been involved with accreditation process for higher education as a SPA reviewer, preparing accreditation agendas, and reviewed as a state program evaluator.
Curriculum Leadership, School Reform Issues, Qualitative/mixed Design Research/ Women Leaders in Higher Education
School reform issues in the areas of curriculum, assessment, and leadership including Professional Learning Communities, Leadership Coaching, Teacher Leader, Instructional Rounds, Lesson Study, multi-age teaching and learning and Women Leadership