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UW-Madison alum Cosner directing UIC’s Center for Urban Education Leadership

November 06, 2018

UW-Madison alumna Shelby Cosner was recently promoted from associate professor to professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Education.

She is a professor of educational organization and leadership in the Department of Educational Policy Studies.

Cosner also recently accepted the position as director of UIC’s Center for Urban Education Leadership.

Cosner received her Ph.D. from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis in 2005.

Her research interests include organizational change, school reform and improvement, leadership for school improvement, principal preparation/development/evaluation, and principal preparation program improvement.