Jeanne L. Surface, Ed.D., is an associate professor of educational leadership, in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of Nebraska Omaha in Omaha Nebraska, USA. She received her doctorate from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming, USA and is an experienced superintendent, principal, and classroom teacher. Jeanne was honored to be a member of cohort three of John Goodlad’s Institute for Educational Inquiry. She has chaired numerous dissertation committees, published a book Rural Superintendents based on her dissertation; eight book chapters; over twenty articles and has done over 57 presentations in the areas of leadership, public school law, and rural education. Jeanne has also written over five hundred law briefs for the Education Law Association. Her teaching areas are leadership, public school law, special education law, and qualitative research methods.
~ Women and Educational Leadership: A practitioner’s handbook