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Kathrine Gutierrez

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Kathrine J. Gutierrez

Kathrine J. Gutierrez

Department: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Program Area: Educational Administration, Curriculum & Supervision
Phone: 405-325-0549

Dr. Gutierrez overarching research focus is in educational leadership and matters of school leadership, schools as organizations – organizational theory, and ethical, authentic school leadership. Her sub-areas of growing research interests are (a) women and educational leadership, (b) school community relations, school climate and culture, and (c) work-life matters specific to understanding faculty work-life dynamics.

Current teaching areas: Politics in Educational Administration; Principal Internship;
School Level and District Level Leadership; Administrative & Organizational Theory; Principal Leadership; Organization of Education; Educational and Community Relations.

Service activities: Involved in numerous university, department and college-level committees, and national associations/organizations such as University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), American Educational Research Association (AERA), Centre for the Study of Leadership & Ethics of UCEA, Work & Family Researchers Network (WFRN), New DEEL (Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership), The National Association of Holmes Scholars Alumni (NAHSA) past board member; served as reviewer for several journals such as: NASSP Bulletin, Journal of School Leadership (JSL), Journal of Research in Rural Education (JRRE), Higher Education in Review (HER).


Research Interests:

• Principal Leadership
• Schools as Organizations – Organizational Theory
• Ethical, Authentic School Leadership
• Women and Educational Leadership
• School Community Relations, School Climate and Culture
• Faculty Work-Life Dynamics