- Joseph Murphy
JOSEPH MURPHY is associate dean and professor of education at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. His area of research is school improvement with a focus on leadership and policy. His two most recent books are Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement (2005) and Charting the Changing Landscape of Preparation for School Leaders (2006).
- Hunter N. Moorman
U.S. Department of Education (Retired)
HUNTER N. MOORMAN is retired from the U.S. Department of Education, where he directed R&D programs and managed the LEAD Program, and from the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) in Washington, D.C., where he was director of the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). Currently consulting with the OECD’s Improving School Leadership activity, his research interests are in leadership, organizational development, and national education policy. His most recent publication is Preparing School Principals: A National Perspective on Policy and Program Innovation, with Elizabeth L. Hale, Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, D.C.
- Martha McCarthy
MARTHA MCCARTHY, Chancellor’s Professor, chairs the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the School of Education at Indiana University.
Her major research interests pertain to educational law and policy, educational leadership preparation, and privatization of education. Illustrative current publications include “Determining the Legality of School Vouchers: Are State Courts the New Venue?” (Journal of Educational Finance, 2007) and “The Judicial Impact on Education Politics and Policies” (Handbook on the Politics of Education, Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007).