Profile: Julie Peterson Combs
Julie Peterson Combs is Professor in the Educational Leadership department at Sam Houston State University. Previously, she worked as a school principal for 10 years. She currently serves as the interim chair of the department. She teaches Academic Writing and Research Methods to doctoral students, along with leadership courses in the principal certification program. In addition to maintaining an active research agenda focused on stress and coping, academic writing, and the role of the school principal, she has written over 50 journal articles, 6 book chapters, and co-authored three books, The Trust Factor; Managing Conflict: 50 Strategies for School Leaders and Examining What We Do to Improve Our Schools: Eight Steps from Analysis to Action.