My primary area of research and teaching is educational leadership and administration, broadly defined, with a focus on the role and impact of cultural and demographic change on structural systems within schools serving minority and marginalized populations.
Educational leadership and administration across cultures
Ethnocultural diversity and developmental education
School systems as organizations
The role of the principal in school culture
The preparation and professional development of teachers
Goddard, J. T., Johansson, O., & Norberg, K. (Forthcoming). Managing equity: Experiencesfrom Canada and Sweden. International Studies in Educational Administration.
Goddard, J. T. (2008). The physical, philosophical and political domains of educationaldevelopment and reconstruction: A case study from post-colonial Europe. In A. Abdi and S. Guo(Eds.), Education for social development: Global issues and analyses (pp. 207 – 218).Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers (formerly Kluwer).
Goddard, J. T. (2008). Education leadership development in Kosovo. In M.Brundrett and M. Crawford (Eds.), Developing school leaders: Aninternational perspective (pp. 69-89). London: Routledge.
Billot, J., Goddard, J. T., & Cranston, N. (2007). Principals’ decision-making in a web of ethnocultural diversity: Learnings from three countries. International Studies in Educational Administration, 35 (2), 3-19.
Goddard, J. T.(2007).The professional development needs of educational leaders in post-conflict Kosovo. Educational Forum, 71 (3), 200-210.
Current Collaborators (non-UPEI):
·Prof. Olof Johansson, Umea Unviersity, Sweden
·Dr Betty Merchant, University of Texas at San Antonio