Randall Clemens

Associate Professor
Administrative and Instructional Leadership
PhD, Urban Education Policy, University of Southern CaliforniaMEd, School Administration and Supervision, John Hopkins UniversityBA, English, University of Maryland at College Park

Randall F. Clemens, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at St. John's University's School of Education. His work pertains to three interrelated themes: pathways to college and career for low-income teenagers; the uses of qualitative research for public policy; and innovative research methods. He is completing Using Social Media for Qualitative Research (w/ Sage, 2015). In the fall, he will begin writing his next book, Unequal Access: Understanding Culture, Concentrated Poverty, and Pathways to College. Previous publications include (w/ W.G. Tierney) "Qualitative Research and Public Policy: The Challenges of Relevance and Trustworthiness" and “The Uses of Life History.” Read his blogs (www.randallfclemens.com) and tweets (@RandyClemens).

Research Interests

Access and Equity for Underserved Youth Qualitative Research and Social Media Social and Cultural Contexts of Urban Education Urban Education Policy and Reform

Courses Taught

EDU 5571 ADM LEADERSHIP IN SCHOOLS

EDU 5990 DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR

EDU 7005 CULTURALLY REL PEDAGOGY & CURR

EDU 7990 DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR