Marilyn Amey
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Educational Administration
Michigan State University

Phone: (517) 432-1056
Fax: (517)-353-6393
Office: 427 Erickson Hall,Michigan State University, MI 48824
Courses: EAD 871, EAD 963, EAD970

Marilyn Amey is a Professor of Educational Administration who teaches courses in the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education programs.Her primary research area is leadership, and the postsecondary governance, administration, organizational change and faculty issues that fall within that larger rubric. She has particular interest in community colleges and the cultivation of new postsecondary leaders. Her current research involves serving as principle investigator of a project looking at K-14 partnerships, which builds on earlier work on interdisciplinary collaboration. As a result of this work, Dr. Amey is a member of the State of Michigan Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions Task Force. In addition, she is working on a national study of community college administrative issues, Preparing Future Leaders, and a national study of the profiles and career issues of instructors in student affairs/higher education graduate preparation programs. She is co-author of Breaking Out of the Box: Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Faculty Work, with Dennis Brown, and the guest editor of a recent issue of the Community College Journal of Research and Practice, entitled: Leadership as Learning: Rethinking Community College Leadership. Dr. Amey is a NASPA Faculty Fellow, the 2005 Senior Scholar recipient of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges and its President-Elect, and a member of the Awards Committee of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. She teaches courses on administration and governance, leadership, community colleges and faculty.

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