Biography

Richard Hunter is known for his extensive administrative experience in public education and for his research on topics in urban education, while teaching at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Key Professional Appointments

Professor Educational Organization and Leadership Department, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000 - present

Department Head Educational Organization and Leadership Department, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000 - 2003

Professor of Educational Leadership School of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999 - 2000

Associate Director for Education Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), United States Government, Arlington, Virginia, 1998 - 1998

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Education

EDD., School Administration, University of California at Berkeley, 1971

M.A., Elementary School Administration, San Francisco State College, 1967

B.A., Elementary Education, University of Omaha, 1961

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Awards, Honors, Associations

Expert Witness Expert witness in litigation involving public school districts., Shelby County, Tennessee, 2012 - 2012

Fulbright Scholar This competitive cash award is granted by the United Department of State, US State Department, 2010 - 2011

Top 20 Most Influential Education Professor On-Line Masters in Education Blog, 2010 - 2010

Scholarship Scholarship, Southern History Association, 2006 - 2006

Research & Service

Richard Hunter is known for his extensive public school administrative experience in public education and for his academic research on topics in urban education, while teaching at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has know joined the elite group of Fulbright Scholars.

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Publications

Brown, F., Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S. (2012) Diversity in schools. Debating Issues in American Education Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA

Hunter, R. (2012) Given school dropout rates, especially among poor and minority students should college attendance be the norm for all U.S. students? (Overview). Diversity in schools. Debating Issues in American Education Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA

Hunter, R. (2012) Leadership and technology in public education in the United States. 4th annual conference,. Tarlac State University: Tarlac City, Phillippines

Hunter, R. (2012) School desegregation policy and unequal educational opportunity for students of color in the United States Tarlac State University , 32-48

Hunter, R. (2012) Should school governance be changed to improve public education in the United States? Tomorrow people organization , 26-42  link >

Hunter, R. (2012) Should the courts be the primary focus in efforts to achieve desegregation? (Point). Diversity in schools, Debating Issues in American Education Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA

Hunter, R. (2012) The table of organization in public school districts. Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration,. Sage Publishing: Thousand Oaks, CA

Hunter, R., Brown, F., & Donahoo, S. (2012) School governance, as part of a book series, Debating Issues in American Education: A Sage Reference Set, editors-in-chief, Russo, C. and Osborne, A., Jr.,Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 1-3

Hunter, R. (2010) The privatization of public education School Business Affairs 76 (8), 14-18

Brown, F., & Hunter, R. (2009) Politics and school desegregation before and after parents involved Education and Urban Society 41 (5), 595-616

Hunter, R. (2009) Public school administration of Brown v. Board of Education Education and Urban Society 41 (5), 575-594

Hunter, R. (2009) The path of diversity in K-12 educational institutions, School Business Affairs, 75(10), 1-13

Hunter, R., & Brown, F. (2009) The changing organization and the administration of public schools after the Brown era Journal of the World Universities Forum 2 (1), 147-164

Hunter, R. (2008) Private vs. public schools: Which are better?, School Business Affairs , 1-12

Donahoo, S., & Hunter, R. (2007) Advances in educational administration, teaching leaders to lead teachers: Educational administration in the era of constant crisis, Volume 10.. Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Donahoo, S., & Hunter, R. (2007) Introduction. Teaching leaders to lead teachers: Educational administration in the era of constant crisis. Advances in educational administration, teaching leaders to lead teachers: Educational administration in the era of constant crisis Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R. (2007) Principals improving school through enhanced teacher leadership. Advances in educational administration, teaching leaders to lead teachers: Educational administration in the era of constant crisis Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Brown, F., & Hunter, R. (2006) Advances in Educational Administration, No Child Left Behind and Other Federal Programs for Urban School Districts, Volume 9,. Elservier JAI: Oxford, UK

Brown, F., & Hunter, R. (2006) Introduction and organization. Advances in Educational Administration, No Child Left Behind' and Other Federal programs for Urban School Districts Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Brown, F., & Hunter, R. (2006) Introduction and review of chapters on NCLB and other Federal programs for urban schools, No child left behind and other Federal programs for urban school districts. Advances in educational administration El Selvier Publishing: London

Hunter, R. (2006) Advances in educational administration, Technology and education: Vol. 8. Issues in administration, policy, and applications in k12 schools.. Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R. (2006) Advances in educational administration: Vol. 9. No child left behind and other federal programs for urban school districts.. Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R. (2006) NCLB and its impact and school improvement in urban schools, No child left behind and other Federal programs for urban school districts. Advances in educational administration El Selvier Publishing: London

Hunter, R. (2006) NCLB and the New ESEA title I Program: Poverty and Education. Advances in Educational Administration, No Child Left Behind and Other Federal Programs for Urban School Districts Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R. (2006) NCLB, and the new ESEA title I program: Poverty and education. Advances in educational administration Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R. (2006) School superintendents and the administration of technology in public schools, Advances in Educational Administration, Education and Technology: Issues in Applications, Policy, and Administration in K London, JAI- Elsevier Science: Oxford, England

Hunter, R. (2006) Superintendent leadership for technology integration in public education. Advances in educational administration Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R. (2006) The role of parents under NCLB. Advances in Educational Administration, No Child Left Behind and Other Federal Programs for Urban School Districts Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R. (2006) The role of parents under NCLB. In F. Brown & R. Hunter (Vol. Eds.), Advances in educational administration: Vol. 9. No child left behind and other federal programs for urban school districts (pp. 299 Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S. (2005) All things to all people, special circumstances influencing the performance of African-American superintendents Education and Urban Society 37 (4), 419-430

Hunter, R. (2004) Education leadership and Brown v. Board of Education School Business Affairs 70 (11), 32-35

Alexander, K., & Hunter, R. (2004) Introduction and outline of the book. Advances in educational administration Elsevier: London

Alexander, K., & Hunter, R. (2004) Rights compromised: Special education, costs, and residual funding. Advances in educational administration Elselvier: London

Hunter, R. (2004) The administration of court ordered school desegregation in urban school districts, The law and experience Journal of Negro Education 73 (3), 218-229

Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S. (2004) The implementation of Brown in achieving unitary status Education and Urban Society 36 (3), 342-354

Hunter, R. (2004) Report regarding the Little Rock School District evaluations [Monograph]. Report for the plaintiffs attorney and the federal district court of Little Rock April 27: Arkansas

Alexander, K., & Hunter, R. (2004) Advances in Educational Administration, Administering Special Education: In Pursuit of Dignity and Autonomy.. Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Alexander, K., & Hunter, R. (2004) The legal and administrative context of opportunity for disabled children. The Superintendent and Special Education: Issues in Expanding Opportunity Elsevier Science: Oxford, England

Brown, F., & Hunter, R. (2004) Advances in educational administration, administering special education: No child left behind and other Federal programs for urban school districts.. Elsevier: London

Hunter, R. (2004) Advances in educational administration.. Elsevier: London

Hunter, R., & Brown, F. (2004) Challenges of urban education and efficacy of school reform School Business Affairs

Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S. (2003) The nature of urban school politics after Brown: A need for new political knowledge, leadership, and organizational skills Education and Urban Society 36 (1), 3-15

Hunter, R., & Mozingo, T. (2003) School security: Planning and costs School Business Affairs 69 (8), 20-23

Hunter, R., & Williams, D. (2003) Zero tolerance policies: Are they effective School Business Affairs 69 (7), 6-10

Hunter, R., & Bartee, R. (2003) The achievement gap: Issues of competition, class, and race Education and Urban Society 35 (2), 151-160

Hunter, R. (2003) State accountability systems that hold promise for improving equity in education School Business Affairs 69 (1), 9-13

Hunter, R., & Brown, F. (2003) Advances in educational administration. Challenges of urban education and efficacy of school reform Elsevier Science: Oxford, England

Hunter, R., & Brown, F. (2003) Introduction: Challenges of urban education efficacy of urban education. Advances in educational administration Elsevier Science: Oxford, England

Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S. (2003) Discrimination in tracking and specialized education programs. Advances in educational administration Elsevier Science: Oxford, England

Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S. (2003) Filing for academic bankruptcy: The impact and economics of state takeovers. Advances in educational administration Elsevier Science: Oxford, England

Hunter, R., Brown, F., & Donahoo, S. (2003) A new model for governance in big city school districts. Summounting all odds: Education, opportunity, and society in the new millennium Information Age Press: Greenwich, CT

Brown, F., Russo, C., & Hunter, R. (2002) The law and juvenile justice for people of color in elementary and secondary schools, 128-142..

Hunter, R. (2002) A new accountability management by states School Business Affairs 68 (4), 4-8

Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S. (2001) Sanctioning school failure: school takeovers and big city politics. School Business Affairs 67 (9), pp. 20-24

Brown, F., & Hunter, R. (2001) Privatization in K-12 public education. Primer on legal affairs for school business officials Association of School Business Officials International: Reston, VA

Hunter, R., Brown, M., & Bartee, R. (2001) Affirmative action and education: Lessons from Wygant and Piscataway Journal of School Business Officials, Association of School Business Officials International 67 (1), 28-16

Hunter, R. (2000) Will accountability systems work in an unequal educational system? Journal of School Business Officials 66 (8), 7-16

Hunter, R., & Brown, F. (1999) School takeovers: The new accountability School Business Affairs 65 (11), 22-29

Hunter, R. (1993) The Council of Great City Schools. Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration,. Sage Publishing: Thousand Oaks, CA

Donahoo, S., & Hunter, R.. Advances in Educational Administration, Teaching Leaders To Lead Teachers: Education Administration. The Era Of Constant Crisis Elsevier JAI, pp: Oxford, UK

Heinhorst-Busby, J., & Hunter, R.. Impact of facility design on student achievement, School Business Affairs , 1-14

Hunter, R., & Brown, F.. Advances in educational administration, Challenges of urban education and efficacy of school reform, Volume 6, Oxford, England: Elsevier Science. Review conducted by C.C. Yeakey, Reston, VA: School Bu

Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S.. All things to all people: Special circumstances influencing the performance of African American superintendents Education and Urban Society

Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S.. All things to all people: Special circumstances influencing the performance of African-American superintendents Educational Administration Quarterly , 1-23..

Hunter, R., & Donahoo, S.. History of the court's implementation of Brown in achieving unitary status: Racial school desegregation Education and Urban Society , 1-23..

Hunter, R.. "Public school administration and Brown v. Board of Education," Education and Urban Society , 1-33

Hunter, R.. Differentiation of stimuli. Encyclopedia of educational leadership and administration Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA

Hunter, R.. Differentiation of stimuli. Sage encyclopedia of educational leadership and administration Thousand Oaks: CA

Hunter, R.. Immigration policy and K-12 education costs, School Business Affairs , 1-13

Hunter, R.. Principals Improving Schools Through Enhanced Teachers Leadership,. Advances in Educational Administration, Teaching Leaders To Lead Teachers: Education Administration In The Era Of Constant Crisis Elsevier JAI: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R.. Superintendent leadership for technology integration in public education. Technology and education: Issues in administration, policy, and applications in k-12 school , advances in educational Administration Elsevier: Oxford, UK

Hunter, R.. The administration of court-ordered school desegregation in urban school districts: The law and experience The Journal of Negro Education , 1-25

Hunter, R.. Working conditions in schools. Encyclopedia of educational leadership and administration,. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA

Tettegah, S., & Hunter, R.. Education and technology: Issues in applications of policy and administration in K-12 schools, advances in educational administration, Vol. 8 Elsevier: Oxford, UK

Tettegah, S., & Hunter, R.. Introduction and outline. Technology and education: Issues in administration, policy, and applications in k-12 school, advances in educational administration Elsevier: Oxford, UK

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Service

Expert Witness Public Schools in Tennessee, Shelby County, Tennessee, 2012 - 2014

Sage Board Member of a Sage Reference Set in School Administration, Sage Publications, Inc., 2010 - 2012

Book Co-editor Book Co-Editor, Sage Publications, Inc., 2010 - 2012

Committee Member Division A-Affirmative Action Committee, American Educational Research Association, Division A, 2008 - 2012

Editorial Board Member College of Education, Journal of Education Finance, 2008 - 2012

Served as reviewer of many publication during this period. Washington State University, National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2006 - 2012

Editorial Board Member University of Dayton, Education and Urban Society, 2006 - 2012

Member Springfield, Illinois, Illinois Association of School Administrators, 2005 - 2012

Organization-Member American Educational Research Association, 2005 - 2012

Consultant Champaign Schools, Champaign Unit 4 School District, 2009 - 2010

Facillator of Unit 4 PIC meetings Champaign Schools, Champaign Unit 4 School District, 2007 - 2010

Editorial Board Member Association of School Business Officials Internation, Reston, Virginia, School Business Affairs, 2006 - 2010

Facilitator Champaign Unit 4 School District, Champaign Unit 4 School District, 2007 - 2009

Member Conference Attendance, Education Law Association, 2005 - 2009

Member Washington, DC, National Alliance of Black School Educators, 2005 - 2008

Member San Francisco, California, American Association of School Administrators, 2005 - 2007

Publication Series Editor Publishing Company in United Kingdom, Elsevier Science, 2003 - 2007

member Illinois Association of School Administrators, 2001 - 2007

Member Champaign, Illinois, Educational Administration Alumni Association, 2005 - 2006

Member Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Urban Review, 2005 - 2005

Editor for Book Series London, England, Elsevier Science, 2005 - 2005

Editorial Board Member National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2005 - 2005

Publication Series Editor Elsevier Science, 2005 - 2005

Member Springfield, Illinois, Illinois Council of Professors of Educational Administration, 2005 - 2005

Member of the Board of Reviewers Dayton, Ohio, Education and Urban Society, 2004 - 2005

Member Illinois Association of School Administrators, 2003 - 2005

Institutional Representative Washington, DC, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 2002 - 2005

Member Chicago, Illinois, El Valor Policy and Advocacy Committee, 2004 - 2004

Expert Witness NAACP Legal Defense Fund, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, 2004 - 2004

Expert Witness in Litigation Little Rock, Arkansas, Plaintiffs of the Little Rock Public School Desegregation Case, 2004 - 2004

Participant Washington, DC, Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, 2004 - 2004

Institutional Representative American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 2003 - 2003

Member Illini Division of Illinois Association of School Administrators, 2003 - 2003

Advisory Board Member Illinois Association of School Boards, 2003 - 2003

Editorial Board Member The Urban Review, 2003 - 2002

Publication Series Editor Elsevier Science, 2002 - 2002

Member Academic Leadership Program, Committee on Institutional Cooperation, 2001 - 2002

Consultant Plaintiffs of the School District of Benton Harbor, Michigan, Plaintiffs of the School District of Benton Harbor, Michigan, 2001 - 2001

Hearing Review Officer for Special Education Appeals Raleigh, North Carolina, North Carolina State Department of Education, 2000 - 2000

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