Dr. Nicholas J. Pace

Department Head & Professor of Educational Leadership

B.A. 1992, University of Northern Iowa

M.S.E. 1997, Drake University

Ed. D. 2005, University of Northern Iowa

 

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

Dr. Pace's strengths are: Achiever, Learner, Input, Woo, Intellection.

 

Areas of Expertise:

  • School Culture and Climate
  • Secondary Education
  • Rural Education
  • LGBT Students

Research Interests:

  • Equity and Diversity
  • The Principalship
  • LGBT Students

Published articles in the following journals:

  • Educational Leadership Review
  • Principal Leadership
  • The Rural Educator
  • Journal of Advanced Academics
  • American School Board Journal

Books:

 

Pace, N. J. (2014). Seeking balance: The story of a principal's second semester. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Pace, N. J. (2013). Reality calling: The story of a principal's first semester. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Pace, N. J. (2011). The principal's hot seat: Observing real-world dilemmas. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Pace, N. J. (2009). The principal's challenge: Learning from gay and lesbian students. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Phone: 
(319) 273-3564
Office Location: 

BAR 2111