James Sebastian, Ph.D.
Faculty Affiliate

Home Miz­zou School: Edu­ca­tion, Lead­er­ship and Pol­i­cy Analysis

Email: sebastianji@missouri.edu

Phone: 573–884-6346

202 Hill Hall, Colum­bia MO

James Sebas­t­ian is an Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor in the Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion­al Lead­er­ship & Pol­i­cy Analy­sis at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mis­souri-Colum­bia. He received his Ph.D. in Edu­ca­tion­al Lead­er­ship & Pol­i­cy Analy­sis from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Wis­con­sin-Madi­son. Before join­ing the fac­ul­ty at Mis­souri-Colum­bia, he was Senior Researcher at the Con­sor­tium on Chica­go School Research. His research inter­ests include the study of school lead­er­ship, orga­ni­za­tion­al the­o­ry and behav­ior, orga­ni­za­tion­al learn­ing, and urban school reform. Focus­ing pri­mar­i­ly in quan­ti­ta­tive meth­ods, includ­ing the appli­ca­tion of mul­ti­level and latent vari­able mod­els, he is also inter­est­ed in the appli­ca­tion of mixed-meth­ods in exam­in­ing lead­er­ship and school orga­ni­za­tion. His work has appeared in the High School Jour­nal, Edu­ca­tion Admin­is­tra­tion Quar­ter­ly, and the Jour­nal of Edu­ca­tion Administration. 

Exper­tise: 

  • School Lead­er­ship,
  • Orga­ni­za­tion­al Behavior

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