William T. Pink
William Pink, Ph.D.Marquette University

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America

Professor Emeritus

Educational Policy and Leadership


  • Ph.D., University of Oregon

Research Interests

  • Sociology of Education
  • Urban Education and School Reform
  • Interpretive and Critical Research Paradigms
  • Social Justice and Public Policy

Recent Publications

Cultural Matters: Lessons Learned from Field Studies of Several Leading School Reform Strategies (Hampton Press, 2005)

International Handbook of Urban Education (Springer, 2007)

Schools for Marginalized Youth: An International Perspective (Hampton Press, 2012)

Education, Equity, Economy: Crafting a New Intersection  (Springer, 2016)

Second International Handbook of Urban Education (Spring 2017)

"Schools as Reform Incubators" in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Online Publication Date: Mar 2017. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.13

The Oxford Encyclopedia of School Reform (Editor-in-Chief). Oxford University Press, 2022.

Professional Positions Held

  • Editor-in-Chief, Oxford Encyclopedia of School Reform (Oxford University Press)
  • Editor, The Urban Review  (Springer)
  • Editor, Book Series, Understanding Education, Social Justice, and Policy  (Hampton Press)
  • Editor, Book Series, Education, Equity, and Economy  (Springer)
  • Editor, International Handbook of Urban Education  (Springer)
  • Senior Editor, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education (Oxford University Press)