About Francesca Durand

Francesca Durand is an associate professor of Educational Leadership at Russel Sage College.

Recent Courses Taught

Foundations of Inquiry I
Research Methods i and II
Introduction to Research
Doctoral Research I and II

Research Interest

Cradle-to-career policy at the state and national level
Impacts of critical discourse on policy conversations, development and implementation
Roles and practices of system leadership in K-12 school

Selected Publications

Durand, F.T. (2017) Reciprocal communications. In Wilcox, K.C., Lawson, H.A., & Angelis, J.I. (eds.). Innovation in Odds-Beating Schools: Exemplars for Getting Better at Getting Better (Chapter 3). Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Durand F.T. & Lawson, H.A. (2017) Building on strengths to innovate. In Wilcox, K.C., Lawson, H.A., & Angelis, J.I. (eds.). Innovation in Odds-Beating Schools: Exemplars for Getting Better at Getting Better (Chapter 5). Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Educational Background

Ph.D., University at Albany
Educational Administration and Policy Studies
M.S., University at Albany
Educational Administration and Policy Studies
B.S., Binghamton University
Economics