Jane Bleasdale

Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator for CEL, Assistant Professor, Leadership Studies

Program Director

Biography

Dr. Bleasdale's research focused on equity and inclusion in Catholic Jesuit high schools and specifically the experience of Black, Latino and LGBTQ students. Dr. Bleasdale's career has been primarily in K-12 education serving as a high school administrator focusing on faculty development and mission and identity. Her professional experience also includes teaching graduate courses in organizational leadership, strategic planning, and preparing leaders for diverse educational settings. Dr. Bleasdaleā€™s ongoing research will focus on creating communities of inclusion in schools - through structural and systemic change.

Education
PhD, Fordham University's Center for Catholic School Leadership
Experience
Adjunct faculty: Graduate School of Education - Fordham University, NY, NY
Adjunct faculty: Catholic School Leadership Program - Seton Hall University, NJ
GLSEN -NNJ Board member
Expertise
Creating communities of inclusion
LGBTQ experience and Catholic Education
Research
Equity and inclusion
Educational Leadership - personnel
Creating communities of inclusion
The experience of underrepresented students and faculty in Catholic education
LGBTQ experience in K-12