Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Administrative Leadership
Leigh Wallace is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Administrative Leadership at UWM. She teaches courses in Leadership in Educational Organizations, Organizational Change and Team Leadership, and the Principalship Practicum. Dr. Wallace’s research interests include Principal Leadership, Teacher Supervision and Professional Development, Principal Response to Alternative Pathways to Teaching, and Parent Involvement in Urban Schools.
She has eight years of teaching and five years of secondary school administrative experience, and has served as a UWM Panther Cheer Coach since 1995. After receiving a graduate degree in Secondary English Education, Wallace received her Ph.D. in 2007 from University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with her dissertation: Parents' Perceptions of Involvement in an Urban Community School.