Kendra Lowery

Kendra Lowery

Assistant Dean of School Engagement

Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 928D

About Kendra Lowery

Dr. Kendra Lowery spent 17 years in P-12 schools as a teacher and administrator before joining Ball State in 2016. Dr. Lowery’s research focuses on educational leadership practices to promote social justice with particular attention to: Diversity and inclusion in organizational decision-making; racial equity and cross-racial dialogues; experiences within de/segregated schools; and arts-based research.

Professional Experience

Dr. Lowery is an Assistant Professor who teaches in the principal preparation (MAE) and education specialist (EdS)/doctoral (EdD) programs. She also serves as the Director of the EdS/EdD Program.


University of Wisconsin - Madison
Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

Recent Research and Publications

Peer-Reviewed Article:

Lowery, K. (2017). Bridging the racial divide through cross-racial dialogue: Lessons and reflections from my experience as a facilitator. Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis, 6(2), 114-135.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapter:

Lowery, K. (In press). Race, Class and Education in North Little Rock, Arkansas: The process and impact of the closure, renovation or rebuild of (almost) every school in the pursuit of world class schools. In Duncan, E. (Ed.), Costs of School Closure. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Book Chapters:

Lowery, K., & Lomotey, K. (in press). Culturally responsive school leadership: A case study. In C. Rogers, Hilton, A., & Lomotey, K. (Eds.), Innovative Approaches to Educational Leadership, New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Lomotey, K., & Lowery, K. (2015). Urban schools, Black principals and Black students: The ethno-humanist identity. In M. Khalifa, N.W. Arnold & C.G. Overton (Eds.), Handbook of urban educational leadership. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Lomotey, K., & Lowery, K. (2014). Black students, urban schools, and Black principals: Leadership practices that address disenfranchisement. In R. Milner & K. Lomotey (Eds.), Handbook of urban education (pp. 325-349). New York: Routledge.

Encylopedia Entry:

Lowery, K. (2016). School-to-Prison Pipeline. In K. Lomotey (Ed.), People of color in the United States: Contemporary issues in education, work, communities, health, and immigration. Vol. 1: PK-12 and Higher education. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Doctoral Dissertatio 799 804 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Doctoral Dissertatio 799 810 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Independent Study 700 803 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Sem: Qualitat Apps f 751 800 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE