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Elizabeth Gil

Elizabeth Gil is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy in the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University, having earned her Ph.D. in K–12 Educational Administration at Michigan State University, where she was named a King-Chávez-Parks Future Faculty Fellow. Elizabeth’s research centers on the sociocultural contexts of education. Her research interests include understanding the experiences of diverse families in schools, leadership and teaching for serving culturally and linguistically diverse student populations, and community-engaged scholarship. Her community-engaged perspective and research interests stem from her experiences teaching in New York City Public Schools for over ten years, where she worked with students, teachers, and families as a teacher, professional developer, mentor, and data specialist. Her publications include various peer-reviewed articles in Journal of School LeadershipInternational Journal of Leadership in Education, and International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education.

Elizabeth has helped to foster supportive scholarly communities in various academic spaces, locally and nationally, including through serving as a member of the American Educational Research Association Division A EquityInclusion & Action Committee, and through the University Council for Educational Administration Executive Committee Nominations Committee and Graduate Student Council. She has also served as Summer Workshop faculty and co-curriculum coordinator with the Institute for Recruitment of Teachers, an organization that addresses the lack of diversity in the nation’s teaching faculties and helps to prepare college students for the graduate school application process. Elizabeth holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from the College of Saint Rose, a master’s degree in Curriculum and Teaching from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in History New York University. She also completed coursework in bilingual education and teaching English to speakers of other languages.