Committed to creating and supporting communities of equity and inclusion.
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Jane Bleasdale (she/her) – Dr.Bleasdale is an assistant professor and department chair of Leadership studies, in the School of Education at the University of San Francisco. Born and raised in England by parents who were both educators she knew at an early age that teaching was her vocation. Jane has lived and taught in the UK, THe Bahamas and now the US. Jane’s career has been primarily in K-12 education serving as a high school administrator focusing on equity and inclusion through personnel and student development. Jane started studying the higher education sector a decade ago and joined the faculty at USF in 2016. Jane’s original research focused on equity and inclusion in Catholic Jesuit high schools and specifically the experience of Black, Latino and LGBTQ students. Jane has recently conducted research on equity and inclusion in public schools, social and emotional wellness of students and critical feminist leadership. Jane’s research focuses on the experience and impact of women leaders with intersectional identities. Jane is the primary investigator on a participatory action research project at the University of San Francisco collaborating with 10 doctoral students on a new paradigm for equitable leadership focused on critical feminist perspectives.Jane enjoys travel and has been fortunate enough to travel as part of her work. She keeps a visual journey with photography and is happy to share some of her experiences below.
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