Professor, Department of Administrative Leadership
Gail Schneider's research interests include urban school leadership, school reform and school restructuring. In recent years, she has assisted the states of North Carolina, Ohio, Iowa and Mississippi in the review and reform of the school administrator preparation programs.
Schneider has served as chair of the Education Curriculum Development Team for Zayed University, a new university for women in the United Arab Emirates, and continues to assist the UAE Ministry of Education in the development and review of its education programs. She is a past president of both Division A (Administration, Organization, and Leadership) of the American Education Research Association and the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) and former editor of the Educational Administration Quarterly. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Wisconsin-Madison.