Dr. Nicholas J. Pace

Department Head & Professor of Educational Leadership

Current Vita

 

Education

B.A. 1992, University of Northern Iowa

M.S.E. 1997, Drake University

Ed. D. 2005, University of Northern Iowa

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.

 

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.

 

Phone: 
(319) 273-3564
Office Location: 

BAR 2111