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Faculty: Pamela Hallam

Pamela Hallam

Pamela Hallam


Associate Professor



Contact Information

Office: 306-M MCKB

Phone: 801-422-3600


Brief Biography

Pamela R. Hallam is an associate professor of educational leadership and foundations at Brigham Young University. She formally served as a public school teacher, principal and, district office administrator.

Teaching Interests

Her teaching interests include principal roles, human resource management, and educational change.

Research Interests

Her areas of academic interest include the role of trust in educational leadership, professional learning communities, and educational change.


McKay School of Education, Nancy Perry Marriott Outstanding Teacher Award

Nancy Perry Marriott


Finalist, National Principal of the Year

National Association of School Principals


Region Golden Apple

Regional Parent Teacher & Student Association

1994 - 1995

Distinguished Project in Public Education Award, 2006

Utah Association of Teacher Education


Utah State Principal of the Year

Utah Association of Secondary School Principals


Selected Publications

The Impact of Various Demographic and Educational Attributes. on International Students’ Propensity to Trust School Officials

  • Authors: Hallam, Pamela Rust; Brown, Samuel; Hite, Steven Jeffrey; Hite, Julie Dawn Melville
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Latino Educators of Tomorrow: Culture-Specific Mentoring for the College Transition

  • Authors: Trevino, Anna; Hite, Julie; Hallam, Pamela Rust; Ferrin, Scott Ellis
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Comparing the effects of instructional and transformational leadership on student achievement: Implications for practice

  • Authors: Shatzer, Ryan; Caldarella, Paul; Hallam, Pamela Rust; Brown, Bruce Leonard
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Headteacher visibility and teacher perceptions of headteacher trustworthiness: A comparison of the Ugandan context to existing theory

  • Authors: Hallam, Pamela Rust; Boren, David; Hite, Julie; Hite, Steven Jeffrey; Mugimu, Christopher
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Trust and educational leadership: Comparing the development and role of trust between U.S. and Ugandan school administrators’

  • Authors: Hallam, Pamela Rust; Mugimu, Christopher; Hite, Julie; Hite, Steven Jeffrey
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book

Two Contrasting Models for Mentoring as They Affect Retention of Beginning Teachers"

  • Authors: Hallam, Pamela Rust; Chou, Po Nien (Felipe); Hite, Julie; Hite, Steven Jeffrey
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal