Rod Whiteman teaches courses in educational administration. His research focuses on intersections of local policy implementation, educational equity in urban schools and school leadership in educational marketplaces. He also researches inquiry and methodologies in school leadership and policy scholarship.
Dr. Whiteman earned his bachelor’s degree in music education from Butler University. He then taught high school choral music for four years and middle school choral music for another four years. He earned his doctorate in education policy studies from Indiana University. Before coming to UWM, he spent time as a post-doc, working on developing preparation programs to improve urban school leadership.