Leadership for School Improvement SIG 101

Who We Are

2021 - 2022 LSI SIG Executive Committee 

Chairperson: Elizabeth Stosich, Fordham University

Immediate Past Chairperson: David DeMatthews, University of Texas at Austin

Program Chairperson: Julia Mahfouz, University of Colorado, Denver

Secretary/Treasurer: Meredith Wronowski, University of Dayton

Dissertation Award Chairperson: DeMarcus Jenkins, The Pennsylvania State University

Book Series Editor: Sonya Hayes, University of Tennessee

Newsletter Editor: Matthew Shirrell, The George Washington University; Doug M. Wieczorek, Iowa State University (mentor)

Newsletter Managing Editor: Shaun Shephard, The George Washington University; Brandon Clark, Iowa State University (mentor)

Researcher Development Program Faculty Advisors: Stephen Kotok, St. John’s University; Christine Nganga, The George Washington University; Jennifer Clayton, The George Washington University (mentor)

Researcher Development Program Founding Director: Alison Wilson, South Dakota State University

Graduate Student Representatives: Briana Bostic, Johns Hopkins University; Shekema Dunlap, Arkansas State University

Website Manager: Maxwell Yurkofsky, Radford University

Structure & Government


Each year we elect a Dissertation Award Chair which rotates through the executive council positions. The committees are ad hoc and appointed by the chairperson. Please contact the chairperson if you would like to be involved.