The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR) develops educational leaders and improves practice through teaching, research and service in the areas of public school administration, human resource development, higher education administration, adult education and student affairs administration. Statewide and nationally, EAHR graduates, faculty and staff play major roles in the education of children and adults.

As one of four departments in the School of Education and Human Development, EAHR is currently home to about 380 undergraduate students, 392 graduate students, 22 faculty and 22 staff.

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Education Administration
PK-12 Educational Leadership
Higher Education Administration
Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
Educational Human Resource Development
Workforce, Adult, & Lifelong Education (WALE)
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Development Honors
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“What I enjoy most are the opportunities to work with such a diverse, intelligent, talented group of life-long learners,” said Druery. “People who are helpful, friendly and want to see you succeed encourage me on a daily basis.”

 – Donna Druery

Gwendolyn Webb-Hasan

Associate Professor / Administration Program Coordinator

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Dr. Gwendolyn Webb-Hasan received her doctorate in Special Education from Illinois State University in 1994. She is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development and Teaching, Learning, and Culture at Texas A&M University. Dr. Webb-Hasan teaches graduate courses in culturally responsive leadership, urban school administration, instructional leadership development, and home, school and community partnerships. Her undergraduate teaching experience is in the area of multicultural education.

Dr. Webb-Hasan’s research is focused on (a) culturally responsive leadership, pedagogy, and teacher development, (b) the disproportionate representation of African American learners in Special Education, (c) culturally responsive family and community engagement, and (d) the exploration of academic achievement and sociopolitical contexts impacting African American girls. She has written numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and has keynoted at several national and state professional conferences. She is currently the chair of 14 doctoral committees, while serving on 46 doctoral committees. Eight doctoral students, with her serving as chair, have graduated in the last two years. She has received teaching awards from Texas A&M University and The University of Texas.

Areas of Scholarly Interest:

  • Culturally Responsive Leadership
  • Talking with Attitude (TWA)-Accessing the Voices of African American Girls
  • Culturally Responsive Principal Development

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