Betty Malen

University of Maryland

Betty Malen is a Professor of Education Policy and Leadership at the University of Maryland. A former public school administrator, Dr. Malen received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and held professorial positions at the University of Utah and the University of Washington before coming to Maryland. She specializes in education politics, policy and leadership. Her research brings the discipline of political science to the examination of education problems and relies heavily on the effective application of case study designs and qualitative research methods.