Michael P O'Malley
Biographical Information

Michael P. O’Malley is Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Educational and Community Leadership at Texas State University. He served as a Fulbright Scholar in Chile and continues to lead collaborative educational and research exchanges with Chilean universities and NGO’s. O'Malley's research interests include public pedagogies of social transformation and leadership for educational equity, and he takes up questions in these areas through the perspectives of poststructural, curriculum, and queer theories. O'Malley serves as Associate Director of Publications for the University Council for Educational Administration, President of the Texas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, as an inaugural member of Austin ISD's Equity Advisory Committee, and has been appointed Honorary Professor of International Studies. He is a former secondary school teacher and principal, and earned a Doctor of Education in Interdisciplinary Educational Leadership from Saint Joseph's University.