Terrance Green

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Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy

Email: tgreen@austin.utexas.edu
Office: SZB 3.714D

Terrance L. Green is an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy.

Dr. Green's research examines the relationship between educational leadership, schools and neighborhood communities with a focus on racial and educational equity. His work centers on three related research strands: 1) the role of educational leaders in equity-focused school-family-community partnerships, 2) the intersection of school reform and equitable community development with a focus on the impacts of neighborhood gentrification on schools and 3) institutional change approaches to racial and educational equity in school districts and schools. His research has been published in several journals including Teachers College Record, Educational Administration Quarterly, Journal of School Leadership, The Urban Review and Urban Education.

In addition, Dr. Green's research has been nationally recognized, and he has received several prestigious awards and grant funding to support his work. In 2018, he was awarded one of thirty National Academy of Education (NAEd) Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowships, and in 2017, Dr. Green received the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Division A (which focuses on Administration, Organization, and Leadership). In 2016, he was the recipient of the William J. Davis Award for the most outstanding article published in a volume of Educational Administration Quarterly, which is the top journal in the field of educational leadership and administration. Dr. Green's research has been funded by the Spencer Foundation and the William T. Grant Foundation.

Dr. Green has written several opinion editorials on key education topics that have been featured in a variety of popular press venues such as: TIME.com, The Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Austin American Statesman, Texas Tribune, Detroit Free Press and the McAllen Monitor.

Dr. Green earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.S. in Biology Education from Kentucky State University, a Historically Black College & University (HBCU). Prior to earning his doctorate, he was a high school science teacher.

Check out some of Dr. Green's work below:

College of Education Video

Op-ed: [link:http://time.com/4446768/back-to-school-questions/TIME.com

Op-ed: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/outlook/article/Why-Texas-school-districts-should-rethink-13476262.php

Op-ed: What it will take to truly desegregate Detroit schools