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Virginia Doolittle, Ph.D., Professor

Office: Herman D. James Hall 3026

Phone Number: 856-256-4500 x3808


About Virginia Doolittle, Ph.D.

Dr. Virginia Doolittle received a B.A. in Psychology from Miami University, and her M.ED. and Ph.D. from SUNY, Buffalo. She has over 20 peer-reviewed publications to her credit and over 60 peer-reviewed papers and presentations at national and international conferences. Dr. Doolittle’s scholarship includes collaborations with both current and former students. She also serves as a mentor to new faculty in the Herman James College of Education. Her service includes membership on the New Jersey Title I School Improvement Committee. Selected as the Team Leader for the New Jersey Quality School Accountability Continuum (QSAC) Monitoring Team in one of the state’s poorest school districts, Dr. Doolittle is nationally recognized for her expertise in program evaluation. She served as a national program reviewer for masters level educational leadership preparation programs for the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) evaluating program for national accreditation. A charter member of the American Educational Research Association/University Council for Educational Administration Task Force for the Evaluation of Leadership Preparation Programs, Dr. Doolittle is currently working with colleagues from across the country to develop doctoral surveys investigating the current state of doctoral programs across the country.

Dr. Doolittle’s research interests include school and program evaluation, curriculum implementation, and the state of educational leadership doctoral programs across the country. A faculty member in both the doctoral program in Educational Leadership and the Masters in School Administration, Dr. Doolittle teaches courses in School Improvement, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Professional Learning Communities, Educational Organizations and Leadership, Leadership Theory, and the Field Internship.