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Jean Madsen is a professor and associate department head at Texas A&M University where she is director of qualitative research for the Education Leadership Research Center (ELRC). She has worked on several qualitative projects which include the study of school decentralization and the recruitment and retention of teachers of color. Her research interests include studying workplace relationships and its effect on inclusion. The Kellogg Foundation recently funded her research to study the organizational implications of changing demographics in schools. Dr. Madsen has over 25 peer refereed articles and 80 presentations at the American Educational Research Association and the University Council of Education Administration. Her articles were accepted in American Educational Research Journal, Teachers College Record, Comparative Education Review, Peabody Journal of Education, and Urban Education. She has written three books, with one being nominated for the Grawemeyer Award in Education. Jean also serves on many editorial boards.