Kathrine J. Gutierrez
Dr. Gutierrez’s overarching research and scholarly activities has spanned topics of educational leadership and matters of school leadership, schools as organizations – organizational theory, and ethical, authentic leadership. Her sub-areas of growing research interests are in school community relations, school climate and culture; women and educational leadership; and work-life matters specific to understanding faculty work-life dynamics.
Courses taught/teaching areas: Administrative & Organizational Theory; School Level and District Level Instructional Leadership; Principal Internship and Superintendent Internship; Politics in Educational Administration; Principal Leadership; Organization of Education; Educational and Community Relations. Also created and taught a graduate special topic course on School Community, Culture & Climate.
Service activities: Involved in numerous university, department and college-level committees, and national associations/organizations, such as: she is currently a University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Jackson Scholar Mentor; she has served as secretary of AERA SIG School Community, Climate, and Culture (SC3); and service to the National Association of Holmes Scholars Alumni (NAHSA) as a 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).