COMING SOON! PQDT Open is getting a new home!

ProQuest Open Access Dissertations & Theses will remain freely available as part of a new and enhanced search experience at

Questions? Please refer to this FAQ.

Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The politics of who I am now
by D'Allesandro, Bianca W., Ed.D., Mills College, 2012, 76; 3611968
Abstract (Summary)

This autoethnography describes one administrator's experience with being openly queer in an urban school. This study aims to describe, through story, the process of coming out and the how the lived experiences of one administrator impact her leadership identity. This works aims to be an example of the process of leadership development through focusing on the personal story of an administrator. Through the personal narratives shared insight can be gained into some of the skills and dispositions needed to lead successfully in a school setting.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Ketelle, Diane
Commitee: Krueger, Brandon, Tretten, Rudie, Zirkel, Sabrina
School: Mills College
Department: School of Education
School Location: United States -- California
Source: DAI-A 75/06(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: School administration
Publication Number: 3611968
ISBN: 978-1-303-73094-8
Copyright © 2021 ProQuest LLC. All rights reserved. Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy Cookie Policy