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Faculty: Michael A. Owens

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Michael A. Owens

Michael A. Owens

Title

Associate Professor

Department:

EdLF

Contact Information

Office: 306-D MCKB

Phone: 801-422-0955

Email: nope@michael_owens@byu.edumsn.com

Brief Biography

Michael A. Owens, PhD, is an associate professor in the Educational Leadership and Foundations Department at Brigham Young University. He has taught courses in educational leadership, professional development, evidence-informed decision making for continuous school improvement, multicultural education, and qualitative research methods. He began his career as a bilingual elementary and adult ESL teacher before transitioning into academia. His academic interests include family and community engagement in schools, leader/followership, student transitions from k-12 to higher education, and continuous school improvement.

Teaching Interests

education of diverse populations, evidence-based decision-making, international education, leadership and followership in educational organizations

Research Interests

I study constituent engagement in American and international educational organizations.

Selected Publications

Leading deep learning

  • Authors: Boren, David; Backman, Joseph; Amy, Miner; Owens, Michael Aaron
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Patterns of Provision of One on One Aides in Due Process Hearings: A National Sample

  • Authors: Owens, Michael ; Perkins, Joel; Ferrin, Scott ; Randall, Earl
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Impact of Propensity to Trust on Academic Success of Student-Athletes: Implications for Athletic Officials in Higher Education

  • Authors: Hallam, Pamela Rust; Wilson, Trevor; Baum, Donald R; Owens, Michael
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Follower Engagement in Elementary Schools: A Multi-Site Study

  • Authors: Hallam, Pamela Rust; Owens, Michael ; Brown, Samuel
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Patterns in Due Process Decisions regarding One-on-One Inclusion Aides for Students with Disabilities

  • Authors: Perkins, Joel; Owens, Michael; Ferrin, Scott; Randall, Earl Vance
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Job-embedded professional development policy in Michigan: Can it be successful?

  • Authors: Owens, Michael Aaron; Pogodzinski, Ben; Hill, William
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

"The Feeling's Mutual": Student Participation in Leadership as a Cooperative Effort

  • Authors: Owens, Michael Aaron
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Online Instruction As Innovation in an Educational Leadership Program: Possibilities and Challenges

  • Authors: Owens, Michael Aaron
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Creating a Successful Professional Culture: Reorganizing to Rebuild a Challenging School

  • Authors: Owens, Michael Aaron
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Administrators’ Descriptions of Their Leadership Roles in a Precollege Program

  • Authors: Owens, Michael Aaron
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

From Calculation Through Courtship to Contribution

  • Authors: Owens, Michael Aaron; Johnson, Bob
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Cultivating trust among urban youth at risk.

  • Authors: Owens, Michael Aaron; Johnson, Jr., Bob
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal