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Tricia Browne-Ferrigno, Ph.D.

Department of Educational Leadership Studies

Professor Tricia Browne-Ferrigno joined the UK Department of Educational Leadership Studies in August 2001 as a first-year assistant professor. She earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Innovation from the University of Colorado at Denver, M.A. in Special Education/Gifted from the University of South Florida, and B.A. in Secondary Mathematics Education from Florida State University. Her primary research agenda centers on leadership preparation and development, specifically the lived experiences of those actively involved, program features and their impact on adult learning, and program evaluation. Her scholarship also examines school improvement, professional mentoring, and innovations in doctoral education.

Prior to entering higher education, Professor Browne-Ferrigno worked as a research consultant for the Education Commission of the States (Denver, CO) and as a teacher leader in secondary mathematics and gifted education at H. B. Plant High School (Tampa, FL). From 1991 to 1993 she served as the National Consultant Secondary Mathematics for Scott Foresman, providing support for the adoption and implementation of the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) textbook series.

Vita – (PDF)

Research categories: Educational Leadership, Mathematics Education, Adult Education, Educational Reform