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Dr. Cynthia Uline, Professor

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Cynthia L. Uline, Ph.D., is a professor of Educational Leadership in the College of Education. Dr. Uline teaches courses in the preliminary administrative services credential and doctoral programs. She comes to San Diego State from the Ohio State University, where she was an associate professor of educational administration, serving on the faculty from 1995 to 2005.

Dr. Uline serves as Executive Director of San Diego State's National Center for the 21st Century Schoolhouse. The Center supports the planning, design, and construction of school facilities from a learner-centered perspective through communication, research, and training.

Dr. Uline's research explores the influence of built learning environments on students' learning, as well as the role the public plays in shaping these learning spaces. Her research interests also include school leadership for learning and school change and improvement. Her articles have appeard in Educational Administration Quarterly, Teachers College Record, the Journal of School Leadership, the International Journal of Leadership in Education, the Journal of Educational Administration, Leading and Managing, and the Journal of Research and Developement in Education.

Contact information 

Cynthia Uline, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Educational Leadership
Office: NE162M
Department of Educational Leadership | 619-594-4063