Resources for the study of leadership and ethics

Research Projects

Teaching ethics in the NSF Biology Research Experience for Undergraduates - This webpage offers resources to support integrating ethics modules into NSF Bio-REU programs.

Moral Leadership - This line of study explores how moral reasoning is taught and learned in a leadership context. I also study the critical factors involved in developing the courage and integrity needed to follow-up moral thinking with moral action.

Education Policy - My interest in education policy includes the study of how resources are distributed in schools and how students use those resources. I am particularly interested in strategies for engaging students in meaningful learning practice. My former teachers that have most influenced my research agenda include Ted Sizer, Ken Strike, and David Monk.

Instructional Technology - Born mostly out of my own interest in integrating technology into my college teaching. I am focused on evaluating the value added impact technology has on student learning.

About Me

My name is John Pijanowski and I am a Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Arkansas. Prior to working in Arkansas I was a professor at North Carolina State University and Cornell University, where I earned my doctorate in 1999. I graduated from Brown University with a degree in Psychology and continue to be a supporter of all things Bruno. For more information about my professional experience you can check out my faculty webpage.

Recent Announcements

  • U of A Professor Gives Teaching Seminar at Notre Dame      Photo SubmittedJohn Pijanowski, center, talks with Notre Dame graduate students.John Pijanowski, University of Arkansas professor of educational leadership, worked with faculty and graduate students at the University of ...
    Posted Jul 30, 2015, 7:35 AM by John Pijanowski
  • 'The Moral Mind in Action' Presented by Professor of Educational Leadership, John Pijanowski Sep. 15, 2014     Photo SubmittedAcademic Initiatives and Integrity is pleased to present the Integrity Awareness Week Kick-off Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22 ...
    Posted Jul 30, 2015, 7:34 AM by John Pijanowski
  • Public School Leadership Program at U of A to Receive $1.9 Million FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Walton Family Foundation announced Monday, June 23, a $1.9 million grant to the University of Arkansas Foundation and the College of Education and Health Professions to ...
    Posted Jul 30, 2015, 7:33 AM by John Pijanowski
  • Talking Ethics on the Bo Mattingly Show Dr. Pijanowski was invited to settle an ethical dilemma on the Bo Mattingly Sports Radio Show.
    Posted Jan 29, 2013, 10:35 AM by John Pijanowski
  • Pijanowski presents annual Baum Lecture The Teaching Academy and the office of the provost will sponsor the annual Baum Teaching Workshop on Thursday, Aug. 16, from 8–11:45 a.m. The general workshop title ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2012, 6:55 PM by John Pijanowski
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