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Edward Kim, PhD

Full Professor, School of Education

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Area of Expertise:

  • K-12 Education  
  • School Choice
  • Alternative School Settings
  • Charter Schools
  • Qualitative Research


  • Ph.D., University of Denver
  • M.ED., University of San Diego
  • B.A., U.C.L.A.

Dissertation: The Newest Schools on the Block: A Study of Three Charter Schools.

Selected Publications:

  • One of Four Authors-Conference presentation. “Supporting Tough Transitions via Transformational Leadership” (UNM Mentoring Institute, 2020)
  • Qualitative Study:  What the Curriculum Shadow Can Do (University of Denver, 1997)
  • Ethnographic Study:  The New Manual High School (University of Denver, 1996)

Research Affiliations:

  • American Educational Research Association

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Full Time Dissertation Chair, Concordia University-Portland (2017-2020)
  • Adjunct Professor, Kaplan University (2008-2015)
  • Guest Lecturer, University of Denver (2003-2010)
  • Adjunct Professor, Lesley University (2003-2010)