Courtney Mauldin

Courtney Mauldin
Assistant Professor

 Courtney Mauldin joins the department of Teaching and Leadership as a tenure-track assistant professor of Educational Leadership in fall 2020. At Syracuse University, Dr. Mauldin will teach classes in Educational Leadership including the EdD seminar course as well as Curriculum and Instructional Leadership for Equity & Excellence.


Prior to joining Syracuse University, Dr. Mauldin completed her doctoral degree at Michigan State University in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Urban Education. While at her former institution, she taught courses in both Teacher Education, Urban Education and Leadership Development.


Dr. Mauldin’s research focuses on investigating the absence of youth voice in school leadership research and practice with particular attention to centering elementary youth voices of color with the use of transdisciplinary frameworks and methodologies. She has contributed work on urban educational leadership to the Routledge Encyclopedia of Education, chapters on critical research methods to the Routledge Handbook of Critical Education Research as well as the forthcoming pedagogical methods handbook, Theoretical Methods in Education.


She currently works on a grant project with the Great Lakes Equity Center where she facilitates equity centered and culturally responsive professional development for school leaders across the Midwest region.


Dr. Mauldin earned her PhD in May 2020, an M.Ed. in Teacher Education (Instructional Practice) while teaching in the K-12 classroom in 2013 as well as her B.A. in Communication Studies in 2011. She maintains an active membership and role in the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA) as well as Division A of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

Courses Taught

EDA 890:Seminar in Educational Leadership 

EDA 722: Curriculum & Instructional Leadership for Equity & Excellence