Carolyn M Shields

Carolyn M. Shields is Dean of the College of Education at Wayne State University. She has worked at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of British Columbia, and the University of Utah. She is past president of the Canadian Association for Studies in Educational Administration, and a fellow of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management. Her teaching and research are in the area of transformative leadership, deep democracy, equitable policy, social justice, and research methodology and focus on how educational leaders can create learning environments that prepare students for excellence and citizenship in our global society. These interests are reflected in hundreds of presentations and publications including seven books. She has been recognized for her teaching and her career contributions to the field of educational leadership.