Barbara Cozza

Professor
PhD, Curriculum and Instruction - Language, Literacy, Learning, Fordham UniversityMS, Early Childhood and Elementary, CUNY, Hunter CollegeBFA, Fine Arts, CUNY, Hunter CollegeProfessional Diploma, SBL/SDL

Barbara Cozza, Ph.D. is the Chairperson and a Professor in the Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership.  Dr. Cozza’s research targets educational reform issues in the areas of leadership, curriculum, instruction, and assessment.  Some research topics that Dr. Cozza is exploring are: Leadership Coaching, Women in Leadership, Multi-age Teaching and Learning in Developing and Developed countries, and transforming educational systems and leadership. Dr. Cozza writes numerous books on international and national topics for Pk-16 systems and presents at global conferences.  Dr. Cozza applies  qualitative and mixed design methods in her research.  She is presently senior editor for The Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education and a Board Member for Higher Education Teaching and Learning (HETL).  Dr. Cozza mentors doctorate students in the Ed.D. programs and teaches in the SBL/SDL programs.  Dr. Cozza has been involved with accreditation process for higher education as a SPA reviewer, preparing accreditation agendas, and reviewed as a state program evaluator.

Teaching Interests

Curriculum Leadership, School Reform Issues, Qualitative/mixed Design Research/ Women Leaders in Higher Education

Research Interests

School reform issues in the areas of curriculum, assessment, and leadership including Professional Learning Communities, Leadership Coaching, Teacher Leader, Instructional Rounds, Lesson Study, multi-age teaching and learning and Women Leadership

Courses Taught

EDU
5418
ADMINISTRATIVE THEORY
EDU
5632
ORG/ADM ELEM/SEC SCH CURR
EDU
5701
CUR & TCHIN:THEORIES INTO PRAC
EDU
5743
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING
EDU
5890
INDEPENDENT STUDY - ED ADMIN
EDU
5980
DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR I
EDU
5990
DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR
EDU
7559
INTRO TO DOCTORAL RESEARCH
EDU
7890
INDEPENDENT STUDY
EDU
7900
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN CURRIC
EDU
7902
ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RES IN ED
EDU
7990
DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR