Faculty


Jane Bleasdale

Department Chair

Dr. Bleasdale's research focused on equity and inclusion in Catholic Jesuit high schools and specifically the experience of Black, Latino and LGBTQ...

Education:

PhD, Fordham University's Center for Catholic School Leadership

Expertise:

Creating communities of inclusion, LGBTQ experience and Catholic Education

Courses:

Private School Law, Moral Development, Leadership and Educational Administration, Personnel Leadership in Catholic Schools, MA Culminating Project, Directed Study, Special Topics, Private School Law, Moral Development, Leadership and Educational Administration, Personnel Leadership in Catholic Schools, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Directed Study, Special Topic Seminar, Philosophical Foundations of Education, Coaching & Observation, Schools, Community and Society, M.A. Thesis/Field Project, Directed Study, Special Topic Seminar, Coaching & Observation, Organizational Theory: Applications and Implications, School, Community and Society, Directed Study, Special Topic Seminar

Ursula Aldana

Assistant Professor, Catholic Educational Leadership
(415) 422-5891

Ursula S. Aldana is an Assistant Professor in the Catholic Educational Leadership (CEL) Program at the University of San Francisco. Her research...

Education:

PhD, Education, Specialization: Urban Schooling, University of California, Los Angeles | MA, Elementary Education, Loyola Marymount University, California | BS, International Politics, Certificate: Latin American Studies, Georgetown University, DC

Courses:

History and Principles of Catholic Education, Curriculum and Instruction Leadership in Catholic Schools, Building Culturally Responsive Catholic Schools, MA Culminating Project, Directed Study, Special Topics, Introduction to Doctoral Research: Catholic School Education, Dissertation Proposal Seminar, History and Principles of Catholic Education, Curriculum and Instruction Leadership in Catholic Schools, Building Culturally Responsive Catholic Schools, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Directed Study, Special Topic Seminar, Research Methods in Education, Ethnic Studies with a focus on Latino/a/x Education, Ethnic Studies with a Focus on Latino/a/x Education, Directed Study, Instructional Leadership & Professional Development, Data-Based Decision Making for School Leaders, Directed Study, Instructional Leadership & Professional Development, Dissertation Proposal Seminar, Leadership in Urban Contexts, Data-Based Decision Making for School Leaders

Michael Duffy

Director, McGrath Institute for Jesuit Catholic Education
(415) 422-4312

Courses:

Erasmus Overseas Program, History and Principles of Catholic Education, Catholic Identity, Directed Study, Special Topics, History and Principles of Catholic Education, Catholic Identity, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Directed Study, Special Topic Seminar

Patricia Mitchell

Associate Professor, Leadership Studies; Department Chair
(415) 422-2079

Professor Patricia Mitchell’s scholarly work focuses on gender inequity in higher education, including the disparity in women’s representation in...

Education:

PhD, Education, concentration: Educational Administration, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. | MS, Education, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL | BS, Elementary Education, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

Courses:

Directed Study, Introduction to Organization and Leadership, Ethical Organization, Directed Study, Special Topic Seminar, Dissertation Proposal Seminar, Proposal Development, American Institutions in Higher Education, Leadership Theories, Negotiations and Conflict Resolution, Ethical Organization, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Directed Study, Special Topic Seminar