Ph.D., Educational Administration, Ohio State University, 1980
M.S., Education, Eastern Illinois University, 1972
B.A., History, Saint Mary’s College, 1971
Dr. Marilyn L. Grady, professor of educational administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the founder of the annual Women in Educational Leadership Conference (1987) and the founding editor of the Journal of Women in Educational Leadership (2003). She is author, coauthor, or editor of 24 books as well as more than 100 articles and book chapters.
She is recipient of the Stanley Brzezinski Research Award, the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration's Living Legend Award and The Corwin One Million Dollar Author Award. At UNL, she is the recipient of the Outstanding Contributions to the Status of Women Award, Donald R. and Mary Lee Swanson Award for Teaching Excellence, the Distinguished Teaching Award, and the College of Education and Human Sciences' Faculty-Student Mentoring Award. She is the mother of five.
Areas of Expertise
- Women in educational leadership
- Superintendent and school board relations
- Student doctoral dissertation completion