Dr. Katina Pollock

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy in the field of Critical Policy, Equity, and Leadership Studies at the Faculty of Education, Western University

Location: London, Ontario
Email: katina.pollock@uwo.ca

Dr. Katina Pollock is Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy in the field of Critical Policy, Equity, and Leadership Studies at the Faculty of Education, Western University. The overall goal of Dr. Pollock’s research agenda is to support and improve public education systems; to this effect, her research focuses on supporting school leaders. Specifically, she concentrates on school leaders’ work intensification and well-being, policy development and implementation, and knowledge mobilization. Her research with colleagues has been supported by federal granting agencies, provincial governments, and professional associations. Her current SSHRC Insight Grants focus on secondary school principals’ work intensification (with Dr. Fei Wang) (2016–2023), and the relationship between policy and principals’ work, (with Dr. Laura Pinto and Dr. Sue Winton) (2015–2023). In addition to traditional scholarship, she has also taken on several leadership roles, such as Co-Director of the UCEA Centre for International Study of School Leadership (2011–2014), Director of the Western Centre for Education Leadership (2014­–2018), and Co-Director of the Knowledge Network for Applied Education Research (KNAER) (2011–2018).

Articles

Research, Well at Work, Well-being

Francophone Principals: What unique challenges do they face?

work intensifcation

Research, Well at Work, Well-being

Work Intensification: How the Role of School Leaders is Changing

Research, Well at Work, Well-being

How Can Education Systems Support Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Well-Being?

Well at Work, Well-being

Downtime for principals?

Education Canada Magazine

Editor's Pick
Leadership, Well at Work, Well-being

Healthy Principals, Healthy Schools

Bien dans mon travail, Bien-être, Recherche

Quels sont les défis particuliers des directions d’écoles francophones hors Québec (DÉFHQ)?

work intensifcation

Bien dans mon travail, Bien-être, Recherche

Intensification du travail : l’évolution du rôle des directions d’école

Bien dans mon travail, Bien-être, Recherche

Comment les systèmes d’éducation peuvent-ils favoriser le bien-être des directions d’école?

Article coup de cœur
Bien dans mon travail, Bien-être, Leadership

Directeurs en santé, écoles en santé