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Terri Watson

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Terri N. Watson

Assistant Professor

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4/218B
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North Academic Center
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Terri Watson
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Terri N. Watson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Leadership and Human Development at The City College of New York. A Harlem native, her research examines the practices of successful school leaders and the impact of education policies on children, specifically Black girls. Dr. Watson is currently serving as the guest editor of a special issue of the Journal of Educational Administration and History (http://explore.tandfonline.com/cfp/ed/cjeh-cfp-si-a-seat-at-the-table/). The special issue, A Seat at the Table, will be published in summer 2020. Importantly, it will celebrate the impact, ingenuity, and leadership practices of Black girls and women in school contexts in the US and abroad.

Dr. Watson’s scholarship may be found in the following journals and books: the Journal of the Center for Policy Analysis & Research (Inaugural Edition), Urban Education, The Journal of Negro Education, the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, The School Community Journal, Leadership and Policy in Schools, and in the books, Whiteucation: Privilege, Power, and Prejudice in School and Society (Routledge), Racially and Ethnically Diverse Women Leading Education: A World View (Emerald Publishing), and Educational Leadership and Music: Lessons for Tomorrow’s School Leaders (Information Age Publishing).

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Books

Watson, T. N., Brooks, J. S., & Beachum, F.D. (Eds.). (2017). Educational leadership and music: Lessons for tomorrow’s school leaders. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Watson, T. N., & Normore, A. (Eds.). (2016). Racially and ethnically diverse women leading education: A world view. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing.

Book Chapters

Watson, T. N. (2018). Black girls, White privilege, and schooling. In J.S. Brooks & G. Theoharis (Eds). (2018). Whiteucation: Privilege, power, and prejudice in school and society. (pp. 116 – 131). New York: Routledge.

Watson, T. N. (2017). Lessons from school leaders from Sister Sledge:“We are family”. In T. N. Watson, J.S. Brooks, & F. D. Beachum (Eds.). (2017). Educational leadership and music: Lessons for tomorrow’s school leaders  (pp. 275 – 282). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Watson, T. N., Hodgins, D. W., & Brooks, J. S. (2016). Paradigm shift or paradigm statis? An analysis of research on U.S. women in leadership from 1980 – 2004.  In T. N. Watson & A. Normore (Eds.). (2016). Racially and ethnically diverse women leading education: A world view (pp.1 – 22). United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing.

Watson & A. Normore (Eds.). (2016). Racially and ethnically diverse women leading education: A world view (pp.1 – 22). United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing.

Watson, T. N. (2013). Using critical spirituality to sustain African American educational leaders: Looking back to the future. In E. Lyle (Ed.), Bridging theory & practice divide: Pedagogical enactment for socially just education (pp. 55-71). Big Tancook Island, NS: Backalong Books.

Watson, T. N., & Sughrue, J. (2013). Who’s zoomin' who? A critical race analysis of Florida’s public high school graduates. In J. S. Brooks & N. W. Arnold (Eds.), Confronting racism in higher education: Problems and possibilities for fighting ignorance, bigotry and isolation (pp. 181-204). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Refereed Journal Articles

Watson, T. N. (2018). Zero tolerance school discipline policies and Black girls: The (un)intended consequences. Journal of the Center for Policy Analysis & Research, 167 – 187.

Brooks, J.S., & Watson, T.N. (2018). School leadership and racism: An ecological perspective. Urban Education. 1 – 25.

Watson, T. N. (2017). Effective school leadership and New York City’s immigrant and migrant children: A study. The International Journal of Educational Management. 31(5), 622 – 632.

Beachum, F. D., & Watson, T. N. (2017). The rebirth: Can we live? Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership. 20(2), 1 – 10.

Watson, T. N. (2016). “Talking Back”: The perceptions and experiences of Black girls who attend City High School. The Journal of Negro Education, 85(3), 239-249.

Watson, T. N., & Bogotch, I. (2016). (Re)Imagining school as community: Lessons learned from teachers. The School Community Journal, 26(1), 93–114. 


Watson, T. N.,  & Rivera-McCutchen, R. (2016). #BlackLivesMatter: A call for transformative leadership. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 19(2), 3–11.

Watson, T. N., & Bogotch, I. (2015). Reframing parent involvement: What should urban school leaders do differently? Leadership and Policy in Schools, 14(3), 257-278.

Rivera-McCutchen, R., & Watson, T. N. (2014). Leadership for social justice: It is a matter of trust. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 17(4), 54 – 65.

Obiakor, F., Watson, T. N., & Beachum, F. (2014). The convergence of multicultural education and the 2012 London Olympics: What school leaders should know. Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3(4), 210-216.

Obiakor, F., Watson, T. N., & Beachum, F. (2014). The convergence of multicultural education and the 2012 London Olympics: What school leaders should know. Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3(4), 210-216.

Harrell, J., & Watson, T. N. (2014). Instructional coaching: A model for professional development in the common core era. Journal of Ethical Educational Leadership, 1(13), 1-27.  

Watson, T. N., & Hartman, H. (2013). Transformational leaders who practice metacognition. The Professional Journal: The New York Academy of Public Education, 8-11.

Watson, T. N., & Brown, K. (2010). A public relations nightmare: ACLU class action lawsuit exposes inaccurate and inequitable high school graduation rates. Journal of Public Relations, 31(4), 342-357.

Special Issue of a Journal

Davis, L.P., Crenshaw, K.W., Davison, C. H., & Watson, T. N. (Eds.). (2016). Editorial introduction. Why we can’t wait: (Re)Examining the opportunities and challenges for Black women and girls in education. The Journal of Negro Education, 85(3) 194-198.

Blog Post

Watson, T. N. (2013, August 17). Tending our gardens [Blog post]. Retrieve from http://cpowellschoolblog.org/tag/education/.

Casebook Entry

Watson, T. N. (2015). Managing to lead. In L. Sadeghi & K. Callahan (Ed.), Educational leadership in action: a casebook for aspiring educational leaders. (p. 191) New York: Routledge.

Encyclopedia Entries

Watson, T. N. (2016). High school graduation rates. In K. Lomotey (Ed.), Education: PK-12 and higher education volume of the Contemporary issues for people of color: Living, working and learning in the U.S. (pp. 156 – 166). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, ABC-CLIO, LLC.

Watson, T. N. (2016). Busing. In K. Lomotey (Ed.), Education: PK-12 and higher education volume of the Contemporary issues for people of color: Living, working and learning in the U.S. (pp. 404 – 407). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, ABC-CLIO, LLC.

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Additional Information
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Service to the Profession:
American Educational Research Association, Division A: Program Committee, 2016 - Present 
New York City Department of Education, Division of Family and Community Engagement
Education Council Member, Citywide Council on High Schools (Manhattan) Fall 2013 - Spring 2015
Journal of Research on Leadership Education, Editorial Board, 2015 - Present
The Journal of Negro Education, Editorial Board, 2015 - Present
 
Membership in Professional Societies:
American Educational Research Association, 2008 - Present
University Council for Educational Administration, 2008 - Present
 
Academic and Professional Honors and Awards:
Fellow, The Colin Powell Center's Public Scholarship Program, 2012 – 2013
Outstanding Dissertation, College of Education, Florida Atlantic University, 2010 
Barbara L. Jackson Scholar, University Council for Educational Administration, 2008
Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Fellow, American Educational Research Association, 2008

 

Videos:

Talking Back: The Perceptions and Experiences of Black Girls Who Attend City High School

Practices of urban school leaders on children and communiteis of color (subsciption required)

High school graduation rates: Critical Race Theory analysis (subsciption required)

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