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Primary Emphasis Area: K-12 Administration
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Short Bio
Jean Madsen is a professor at Texas A&M University where she is director of qualitative research for the Education Leadership Research Center (ELRC). She has worked on several qualitative projects which include the study of school decentralization and the recruitment and retention of teachers of color. Her research interests include studying workplace relationships and its effect on inclusion. The Kellogg Foundation recently funded her research to study the organizational implications of changing demographics in schools. Dr. Madsen has over 25 peer refereed articles and 80 presentations at the American Educational Research Association and the University Council of Education Administration. Her articles were accepted in American Educational Research Journal, Teachers College Record, Comparative Education Review, Peabody Journal of Education, and Urban Education. She has written three books, with one being nominated for the Grawemeyer Award in Education. Jean also serves on many editorial boards.
Area(s) of Emphasis
Public School Administration
Research Interests
Organizational development for schools that contain demographically diverse teachers and students
Organizational effectiveness and proportional representation on workplace relationships in urban schools
Organizational Leadership in urban and suburban schools to address intergroup differences
Strategic planning in multi-racio ethnic environments and its impact on student outcomes
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. **Qin, L., Torres, M.S., & Madsen, J.A. (in press). Building pathways: Nurturing a female generation of school leaders in China. Journal of Women in Educational Leadership. (In Press)

2. Torres, M. Madsen, J. Luo, W. Yuong, Q. & Luevanos, E. (in press) Development of a theoretical model for achieving inclusion in schools. International Journal of Educational Reform. (In Press)

3. Qin, L., Torres, M., & Madsen, J. (2019) Building Pathways: Nurturing a Female Generation of School Leaders in China, Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, 2019 doi: 10.32873/unl.dc.jwel.192

4. Chen, C., Yeh, P. and Madsen, J. (2019), "Contingent worker and innovation performance in electronics manufacturing service industry", Chinese Management Studies, Vol. 13 No. 4, pp. 1003-1018.

5. Madsen, J., Mabokela, R., Luevanos, E., (2019) School Context: Implications for Teachers of Color. Equality, diversity and inclusion: An international journal. 1(38) 56-70.

6. Madsen, J.A. & Mabokela, R. (2017) Critical Consciousness in the Cross-Cultural Research Space: Reflections from Two Researchers Engaged in Collaborative Cross-Cultural Research. Annual Review of Comparative and International Education 2017-Vol.30 173-189

7. Do, Ben-Roy; Yeh, Pi-Wen; Madsen, Jean, (2016) Exploring the Relationship among Human Resource Flexibility, Organizational Innovation and Adaptability Culture, Chinese Management Studies. DOI (10.1108/CMS-01-2016-0022) 10 (4)

8. **Torres, M.S., Kidd, T., Madsen, J. (2015). Exploring ethics and teacher conduct in a suburban school district: Implications for school leaders. NCPEA Education Leadership Review, Vol. 16, No. 2. *

9. Madsen, J. & Mabokela, R. (2014) Leadership Challenges in Addressing Changing Demographics in Schools, NASSP Bulletin, Volume 98 Issue 1 March 2014 pp. 75 - 96

10. Hemmer, L., Madsen, J.A., & Torres, M.S. (2013). Critical Analysis of Accountability Policy in Alternative Schools: Implications for School Leaders. Journal of Educational Administration, 51, 5 *

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Accelerated Preparation of Leaders for Underserved Schools (A-PLUS): Building Instructional Capacity to Impact Diverse Learners. (Co-I)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2017/09/01 - 2020/08/31
Total Funding: 13,692,601.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Alvis Cornel Jones (Fall, 2001), Ed.D.
Stella Cook Bell (Fall, 2001), Ed.D.
Billy Lee Young (Fall, 2007), Ed.D.
Marilyn Martin (Fall, 2008), Ph.D.
Lynn Hemmer (Summer, 2009), Ph.D.
Joan Berry (Summer, 2009), Ed.D.
Robert Stockwell (Spring, 2010), Ed.D.
Rose Narvaez (Summer, 2012), Ph.D.
Eddie Rodriguez (Summer, 2012), Ph.D.
Sylinda Hlvanika (Spring, 2013), Ed.D.
William Russell (Fall, 2013), Ed.D.
Patricia Schroeder (Fall, 2013), Ph.D.
Rebecca Benedict (Spring, 2014), Ph.D.
Alma Lara (Spring, 2014), Ed.D.
Robert Arthur Brewer (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Adam Ray Hile (Fall, 2015), Ed.D.
Toron Jamaine Woolridge (Summer, 2016), Ed.D.
Guadalupe Martinez Perez (Summer, 2017), Ed.D.
Liliana Raquel Portilla (Fall, 2017), Ed.D.
Harleigh Paul Jones (Spring, 2018), Ed.D.
John Fitzpatrik LeCounte (Spring, 2018), Ph.D.
Elisabeth Avila Luevanos (Spring, 2018), Ph.D.
Nkrumah Henry Dixon (Summer, 2018), Ph.D.
Lisa Parsons Adams (Fall, 2019), Ed.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2015 - 2018). Chinese Management Studies

Associate Editor (2010 - 2013). Educational Administration Quarterly

Editorial Board Member (2010 - 2013). Journal of Sport Management

Editorial Board Member (2008 - 2013). Journal of Teacher Education

Editorial Board Member (2006 - 2016). The Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education

Editorial Board Member (2006 - 2009). The Professoriate

Editorial Board Member (2005 - ). NASSP Bulletin

Editorial Board Member (2005 - 2013). International Journal of Leadership in Education

Editorial Board Member (2005 - 2013). Journal of School Leadership

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2004-2006). Advisory Board Member.  NASSP


(2014). College Service Award.  CEHD, TAMU

(2012). Emerald Literati Network 2012 Awards.  Excellence Outstanding Paper Award Winner

(2012). Committee Chair for college and university awards. 

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