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Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education
James Ryan

James Ryan
Professor Emeritus

phone: (416) 978-1152

Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

Centre for Leadership and Diversity

Research Overview

Jim Ryan has been a teacher and administrator in schools in Northern Canada. He came to OISE in 1991 from Lakehead University where he was involved in teacher training and graduate studies. His interests are reflected in recent publications and current research activities. They include, among others: the administration of schools with diverse student populations; leadership; inclusion, social justice and equity; micropolitics and leadership; philosophy and theory in educational administration; research methods; social and critical theory; and various organizational approaches to schooling. His books include Race and Ethnicity in Multiethnic Schools, Leading Diverse Schools, Inclusive Leadership, Struggling for Inclusion and Working (With/out) the System: Educational Leadership, Micropolitics and Social Justice.

Curriculum Vitae