SCRANTON — Joseph A. Polizzi, of Clarks Summit, associate professor of education and director of the School Leadership Academy at Marywood University, was recently nominated to the editorial board of Educational Studies: A Journal of the American Education Studies Association.
In this role, Polizzi is responsible for soliciting, reviewing and editing research articles, as well as advising on the direction of the editorial content.
Polizzi holds a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in Educational Leadership. Prior to earning his Ph.D., he was a New York State Senate Fellow serving on the Senate Education Committee, a Fulbright exchange teacher in Pecs, Hungary, and a high school English teacher for eight years in the New York City School system, where he was a United Federations of Teachers Chapter Leader.
His areas of research include authentic leadership, ethics in education leadership, understanding suffering in schools, transformative learning, and using films as a medium of instruction.