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- Postdoctoral Fellow, University of London, Institute of Education
- Ed.D. University of Pennsylvania, Educational Leadership
- Ed.M. University of Pennsylvania, Social Sciences
- B.S. Simmons College, History and Education
2001-2004. Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Temple University
2000-2001; 1991-1996. Associate Dean, College of Education, Temple University
1984-1988. Co-Director, Women's Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania
- Ethics in Education
- Gender Issues in Education
- Diversity Issues in Education
- Accountability Issues in Education
My research focuses primarily on ethical leadership, and on gender, diversity and accountability issues in education. I have co-authored a number of books including: Reframing Diversity in Education (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002); Gender in Urban Education: Strategies for Student Achievement (Heinemann, 2004); Ethical Educational Leadership and Decision Making in Education: Applying Theoretical Perspectives in Complex Dilemmas (3rd ed.) (Routledge, 2011); and Ethical Educational Leadership in Turbulent Times: (Re)Solving Moral Dilemmas (2nd ed.) (Routledge, 2012, forthcoming), I have also published over fifty journal articles and book chapters.
I believe in merging scholarship with service and teaching. Hence, previously, I served as Associate Dean for Research and as Chair of the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department at Temple. Additionally, I have been Co-Director of Women’s Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, taught in secondary schools in the United States and United Kingdom, and supervised intern teachers at Penn. Currently, I am the Vice President of Temple University’s Faculty Senate and the Co-Director of the international movement, the New DEEL (Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership) Community Network. Over the years, I have been honored to receive the following: the Outstanding Teacher's Award from Temple's College of Education in 2004; the Willower Award of Excellence for my book on professional ethics in 2006; the Lindback Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award in 2008; the University Council of Educational Leadership's Master Professor Award in 2009; the Author of the Month, Routledge Publishers, July, 2010; and Temple's Great Teacher Award 2011.
Shapiro, J.P. & Gross, S.J. (2013) Ethical educational leadership in turbulent times: (Re)Solving moral dilemmas.(2nd ed). New York: Routledge.
Shapiro, J.P. & Stefkovich, J.A. (2011). Ethical leadership and decision making in education: Applying theoretical perspectives to complex dilemmas. (3rd ed.). New York: Routledge.
Ginsberg, A. Shapiro, J.P., & Brown, S.P. (2004).Gender in urban education: Strategies for student achievement. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Shapiro, J.P., Sewell, T.E. & DuCette, J.P. (2002) Reframing diversity in education. Lancaster,PA: Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Selected Articles in Refereed Journals and Edited Books
Shapiro, J.P. (2009). Commentary: A school divided. In Ontario College of Teachers and Ontario Principals’ Council of Ontario. Exploring leadership and ethical practice through professional inquiry. (pp.111-112). Laval, Canada: Les Presses de l’Université Laval.
Shapiro, J.P. (2009). Ethics and social justice within the new DEEL: Addressing the paradox of control/democracy. In Normore, T. (ed.). Leadership for social justice: Promoting equity and excellence through inquiry and reflective practice (pp.287-301) Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing Inc.
Gross, S.J. & Shapiro, J.P. (2009). Fear versus possibility: Why we need a new deel for our children’s future. In Shapiro, H.S. (Ed.). Education and hope in troubled times: Visions of change for our children’s world (pp.90-103). New York: Routledge.
Shapiro, J.P. (2008). Gender at the center: The making of an educator. In Ginsberg, A.E., The evolution of American women’s studies: Reflections on triumphs, controversies, and change. (pp.55-65)New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Shapiro, J.P., Gross, S.J. & Shapiro, S.H. (2008, May). Ethical decisions in turbulent times. The School Administrator, pp.18-21.
Shapiro, J.P. & Hassinger, R.E. (2007).Using case studies, framed as ethical dilemmas, for the development of moral literacy: Toward educating for social justice. Journal of Educational Leadership, 45(4), pp. 451-470.
Caldwell, C., Shapiro, J.P. & Gross, S.J. (2007). Ethical leadership in higher education admissions: Equality versus equity, The Journal of College Admissions,195, 14-19.
Shapiro, J.P. (2006). Ethics and social justice within the new DEEL: Addressing the paradox of control/democracy. International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning December, 2006, 10(32), Retrieved on December 18, 2006, from www.ucalgary.ca/%7Eiejll/volume10/shapiro.htm
Gross, S.J. & Shapiro, J.P. (2006). The design team faces a new hurdle: Time to keep it real. In Gross, S.J., Leadership Mentoring: Maintaining School Improvement in Turbulent Times (pp.85 – 99), Lanham, MA: Rowman and Littlefield.
Shapiro, J.P. (2006) Ethical decision making in turbulent time: Bridging theory with practice to prepare authentic educational leaders. Values and Ethics in Educational Leadership, Winter, 4(2): pp.1-8.
Gross, S.J. & Shapiro, J.P. (2005). Our new era requires a New DEEL: Towards Democratic ethical educational leadership. UCEA Review, Fall, pp.1-4.
Gross, S.J. & Shapiro, J.P. (2004). Using multiple ethical paradigms and turbulence theory in response to administrative dilemmas. International Studies in Educational Leadership, 32(2), pp.47-62.
Shapiro, J.P., Ginsberg, A. & Brown, S.P.(2004). The ethic of care in urban schools: Family and community involvement. Leading and Managing, 9(2), pp.45-50.
Stefkovich, J.A. & Shapiro, J.P. (2003). Deconstructing communities: Educational leaders and their ethical decision-making processes. In Begley, P. & Johansson, O. (eds.). The ethical dimensions of school leadership (pp.69-106). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Gross, S.J., Shaw, K., & Shapiro, J.P. (2003). Deconstructing accountability through the lens of democratic philosophies: Toward a new analytic framework. The Journal of Research for Educational Leadership. 1(3), pp.5-27.
Gross, S.J. & Shapiro, J.P. (2002).Towards ethically responsible leadership in a new era of high stakes accountability. In Perrault, G. and Lunenberg, F. The Changing World of School Administration. Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., pp. 256-266.