Diana Pounder

Diana Pounder

Dean, College of Education


Mashburn 100

(501) 450-3175

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background

Ph.D., Educational Leadership, U of Wisconsin-Madison (1984)
M.Ed., Counseling and Student Personnel, U of AR-Fayetteville (1973)
B.A., Math, U of AR-Fayetteville (1972)

Teaching Field Specialization

Ed Leadership courses include:
- Quantitative Research Methods
- Human Resource Administration for Organizational Effectiveness

Research Interests and Areas

Recent Research on Leadership Preparation:
Jacobson, S., McCarthy, M., Pounder, D.G. (2015). UCEA 2013 Exemplary Leadership Programs: Contributions and Commendations. Journal of Research on Leadership Education.
Pounder, D.G. (Oct 2012). School leadership preparation and practice survey instruments and their uses. Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 7 (2), 252-272. Full-text electronic access: http://jrl.sagepub.com/content/7/2/254.abstract?etoc
Pounder, D.G (2011). Leader preparation: Implications for policy, practice, and research. Educational Administration Quarterly Special Issue on Leader Preparation, 47(1), 258-267.
Orr, M.T. & Pounder, D.G. (2011). Teaching and Preparing School Leaders (pp 11-39). Chapter 2 in S. Conley and B. Cooper (Eds), Finding, Preparing, and Supporting School Leaders: Critical Issues, Useful Solutions. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Pounder, D.G. (2010). Choosing a dissertation supervisory committee and a dissertation topic. A chapter in R.L. Calabrese and P. Smith (Eds), The Faculty Mentor’s Wisdoms: Sage Advice for Doctoral Students. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781607098768

Specialty Areas

Most recent line of inquiry is focused on Leadership Preparation Evaluation and Effectivenss. Past lines of inquiry include: Equity in Personnel Selection and Compensation, Redesigning Teachers’ work for Collaboration and Effectivenss.