Richard Fossey

Photo of Dr FosseyI am a Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration at the University of North Texas, where I serve as Program Coordinator for the Educational Administration Program. I am also a Senior Research Associate at the Center for the Study of Education Reform and the Director of the Texas Higher Education Law Institute at the University of North Texas.

I served on the Board of Directors of the Education Law Association from 2004 through 2007. Currently, I serve as a Commissioner of the Texas Catholic Conference Accreditation Commission, the agency responsible for accrediting Catholic schools in Texas. I have served on the editorial board or authors committee of several scholarly journals, including Education Law Reporter, Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, and the Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education. In 2007 I was named Associate Editor of Catholic Southwest and Editor of Texas Catholic Historian, the newsletter of the Texas Catholic Historical Society.


B.A. degree, Oklahoma State University

M.A. degree, University of Texas at Austin

J.D. degree University of Texas School of Law, Austin Texas

Ed.D. degree from Harvard University

UNT Position:

Professor and Senior Research Associate at the Center for the Study of Education Reform in the College of Education

Teaching Areas:

EDAD 5390   Campus-Level School Law

EDAD 6510   Seminar in Advanced Education Law

EDHE 6790   Legal Aspects of Higher Education

Research Interests:

Education Law and Policy, Higher Education Law and Policy, American Catholic History, Voucher Programs, Students' Free Speech Rights, Educational Implications of U.S. Immigration Policy

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