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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
E-mail: kjgutierrez@ou.edu

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).