Joshua Bornstein

Joshua Bornstein

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership,
Director of Educational Leadership Programs,
Peter Sammartino School of Education

Contact Information


  • Leaders in Learning Communities
  • Curriculum and Instruction: Theory and Practice Supervision of Instruction
  • Personnel Evaluation Field-Based Internship
  • Seminar School-to-Prison Pipeline


  • DisCrit in Education
  • Educational Leadership for Social Justice
  • Critical Disability Studies
  • Critical Whiteness Studies


  • BA, Dartmouth College
  • MA, University of Maryland at College Park
  • CAS, State University of New York at Cortland
  • PhD, CAS, Syracuse University

Academic Profile

I have served as a teacher, union leader, principal, staff developer, and school board member in urban, rural, and suburban communities in Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. My research centers on inclusive educational leadership that eliminates race, class, gender, disability, and first language as predictors of student success. More specifically, my research employs a Dis Crit analysis of how leaders can disrupt racially disproportionate and excessive suspension and disability classification. My curriculum vitae and publications may be found on my website.

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