Elizabeth B. Kozleski, EdD

EdD, Special Education, University of Northern Colorado
MEd, Special Education - Emotional Disturbance, George Mason University
BS, Early Childhood/Elementary Education, George Mason University

Boeing - William M. Allen Endowed Chair

Phone: (206) 296-8272

Building/Room: Loyola 406

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Professor Elizabeth B. Kozleski, Professor, at the University of Kansas, engages systems change and research on equity and justice issues in inclusive education and professional learning. Awards include the 2017 Boeing-Allen Visiting Endowed Chair at Seattle University, the University of Kansas 2016 Woman of Distinction award, the Scholar of the Century award from the University of Northern Colorado in 2013, the TED-Merrill award for leadership in special education teacher education in 2011,and the UNESCO Chair in Inclusive International Research She is the recipient of more than $33 million in federal and local research grants.  She has published in a number of highly respected journals included the Education Policy Analysis Annuals, Educational Researcher, the Journal of Special Education, Remedial and Special Education, and the Review of Research in Education.  She has published a number of articles on the design and development of teacher education programs that involve extensive clinical practice in general education settings, has led the development of such programs in three universities, and continues to do research and development work in teacher education. Professor Kozleski serves on the Board of Editors for the book series Inclusive Education and Partnerships, an international book series published by Deep University.  Her recent books include Ability, Equity, and Culture (with co-author Kathleen King Thorius) published by TCP in ‘14 and Equity on Five Continents (with Alfredo Artiles and Federico Waitoller) published in ‘11 by Harvard Education Press.