William C. Frick

Biography

William C. Frick, PhD is the Rainbolt Family Endowed Presidential Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma. He is the founding director of the Center for Leadership Ethics and Change, an affiliate body of the international Consortium for the Study of Leadership and Ethics in Education (CSLEE) of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of School Leadership and is currently the editor of Values and Ethics in Educational Administration and associate editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education (Studies in Education issue). Dr Frick has 14 years of experience as a practitioner in the public schools including building and district-level administration. He is a former 2016-17 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar to the Republic of Georgia. A doctoral graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, his research interests include the philosophy of administrative leadership, school system reform within urban municipality revitalization efforts, and broader cultural studies exploring the intersection of identity and schooling. His recent book with Jacqueline A. Stefkovich, Best Interests of the Student: Applying Ethical Constructs to Legal Cases in Education is now in its third edition with Routledge. He has served in multiple officer and representative roles for national professional associations such as AERA, UCEA, and CSLEE. Currently, he is the Vice Chairperson of the board of directors for Santa Fe South Schools and a board member of Odyssey Leadership Academy, both located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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