Dr. Timothy Gilson

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Principalship Program Coordinator

Current Vita






B.A. 1986, University of Northern Iowa

M. Ed. 1992, Northwest Missouri State University

Ed. D.  2006, University of Northern Iowa


As part of UNI Educational Leadership's ongoing professional learning, faculty members have participated in StrengthsQuest though the Gallup Organization.  This process has allowed Educational Leadership team members to identify their unique strengths.

Dr.Gilson's strengths are: Achiever, Competition, Consistency, Discipline, Significance.


Areas of Expertise

  • Principal Preparation
  • Students on the Fringe
  • Education and the Law

Research Interests

  • School Consolidation
  • At-risk Youth
  • International Education
  • Minorities in Educational Leadership

Published articles in the following journals

  • Action in Teacher Education
  • Gifted Child Today
  • American Secondary Education
  • Journal of Educational Research & Policy Studies
  • ASCD Express
  • Iowa Educational Leadership
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