Director, EdD Leadership Program
Professor and Director Ed.D. Program Leadership
Preferred: (408) 924-3722
Monday - Friday, By Appointment
Doctor of Philosophy, Education, Univ Of Maryland College Park, 1980
Master of Arts, Education, Univ Of Maryland College Park, United States, 1974
Arnold Danzig is professor and founding director of the Ed.D. program in Educational
Leadership in the Connie L. Lurie College of Education at San José State University.
Prior to that he served as professor and associate director, School of Public Affairs/College
of Public Programs at Arizona State University. In 2009-2010, he served as Professor
and Director of the Division of Advanced Studies in Policy, Leadership, and Curriculum
and Professor of Education Leadership and Policy Studies in the Mary Lou Fulton Institute
and Graduate School of Education. He has served as Associate Dean and Director of
the D.E.L.T.A. Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership. His research offers a
humanistic vision of leadership for schools and democratic institutions, with deep
and practical commitment to the betterment of individual and institutional lives.
He has extensive international experience related to globalization and education policy,
and has led groups for international study in Europe, Mexico, and South America.
He has published numerous books and articles on educational leadership and education
policy including Learner-Centered Leadership: Research, Policy, and Practice (2007),
and School Leadership Internship (3rd edition, 2012). His newest book (edited with
Liz Hollingworth) is Research in Learning and Teaching in Educational Leadership (2014),
a volume in the University Council for Educational Administration Leadership Series.
He is also an author and editor of the American Educational Research Association’s
Journal Review of Research in Education, which released the 2012 volume “Education,
Democracy, and the Public Good, “and the forthcoming 2014 volume on “Language Policy,
Diversity, and Politics in Education. His published articles on educational leadership
and school administration, professional development, and school-to-work transition,
have appeared in multiple journals including International Studies in Educational
Administration, Education Policy, Journal of Educational Administration, Educational
Leadership and Administration, Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation.