Profile: David H. Eddy Spicer
David H. Eddy-Spicer is a Professor of Education in the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Social Policy at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. He holds a doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and has served on the faculties of the University of Bath, UK, and the UCL Institute of Education, London. His primary research interest focuses on the development of collective capacity for continuous improvement in struggling schools through interorganizational connections. He has expertise in program evaluation, case study research, realist synthesis, and the design and evaluation of professional learning environments. He has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Educational Change; Educational Management Administration and Leadership; Mind, Culture and Activity; Pedagogies; and Language and Education and has authored or co-authored 8 book chapters and over 40 text and multimedia case studies of professional learning and organizational change in the public sector.