Dr. Kristin Kew

Assistant Professor
School of Teacher Preparation, Administration, and Leadership (TPAL)

Educational Leadership & Administration Program Faculty

Office: Room 201K, O’Donnell Hall

Phone: (575) 646-4081/E-mail: kew@nmsu.edu 


Academic Background

Ph.D. in Educational Leadership. Boston College, 2010

Dissertation Title: The Impact of Educational Change on Conventional High Schooling Committee: Andy Hargreaves (Chair), Dennis Shirley, Patrick McQuillan

M.Ed. in Educational Administration. Boston College, 2003

B.A. Mount Union College. Major/Minor: French/Spanish and Education, 1994

Université de Savoie – Faculté des Lettres. Annecy-Chambery, France, 1994



Dr. Kew’s teaching and research interests include educational change, school reform, community organizing, the principalship, and leadership succession. The focus of her teaching and scholarship is to re-frame educational leadership and change to make both more inclusive, equitable, and focused on providing culturally relevant, responsive, and affirming school environments for students.  She is the Chair of the American Educational Research Association Educational Change Special Interest Group. Her co-edited book, The Future Directions of Educational Change: Social Justice, Professional Capital, and Systems Change, published in English and Korean, purports that quality and equity are equally important in reshaping existing education systems both within the United States and globally. 

Dr. Kew draws upon her experience teaching K-12 French and Spanish, and her work in educational management and administration, opening and running new schools in cities throughout the United States. As a graduate student to Dr. Andy Hargreaves, she assisted in the creating and managing of networks such as the International Leadership in Education Research Network (ILERN), a prestigious group of international scholars and practitioners in the field of educational leadership and change. She was Managing Editor of the Journal of Educational Change while completing her dissertation at Boston College.

Links to Further Information about Dr. Kew’s Research and Publications

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=0puiYHMAAAAJ&hl=en

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristin-kew-b06741158/

Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/3443913/kristin-kew/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kewkristin1?lang=en