Daniel Alemu, Ph.D.

[Daniel Alemu] 

Department: Educational Leadership
Rank, Program
: Assistant professor of Educational Leadership

Contact Info:   
Email: alemud@sage.edu                       
Office: West Hall 201, Albany Campus 

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Educational Administration, Illinois State University
  • M.S., Educational Administration, Eastern Illinois University
  • B.A., Education, Addis Ababa University

Courses Taught:

  • EDL 750  The system Leader;
  • EDL 755  Doctoral Research I;
  • EDL 756  Doctoral Research II.

Research Areas:

  • School Safety
  • Education policy and practice in developing countries
  • Employee/faculty turnover


Recent Publications

  • Alemu, D.S. (2010). Expansion vs. quality: Emerging issues of private-for-profit higher education institutions in Ethiopia. International Review of Education Journal, 56 (1) DOI 10.1007/s11159-009-9150-3 Abstract available at IRE http://www.springerlink.com/content/5g25vv57t76374jj/
  • Alemu, D. S. (2010) Missing: Students’ global outlook. Kappa Delta Pi Record Journal, 46(2), 54-
  • Alemu, D. S. and Tekleselassie, A.A. (2010). What lesson can Ethiopia take from the United States in addressing issues of language of instruction? (Forthcoming, International Review of Education)


  • Barbra Jackson Scholar, the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), (2006)

Professional memberships

  • Member, Northeastern Educational Research Association, (NERA),
  • Member, American Educational Research Association, (AERA)
  • Member, National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA)


  • Chair, LITE department
  • Sage Institutional Review Board (IRB) Member (Since 2010)
  • Sage Program Review Committee member (Since 2009)
  • Member, Montessori Magnet School Building Leadership Team/BLT  (In Albany School District)