Profile: Bradley W. Carpenter
Having served as a principal, assistant principal, and public school teacher, Dr. Carpenter’s research focuses on preparing highly effective leaders for large urban school districts, paying particular attention to how issues of social justice, equity, race, and diversity intersect with school-level leadership. Carpenter’s work is also situated in the field of critical policy analysis, where he examines the dominant discourses shaping school improvement reform efforts. Carpenter is published in Education and Urban Society, The Journal of Research in Leadership Education, The Journal of School Leadership, Urban Education, among others. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of School Leadership and an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership.