Dr. James L. Olive

Assistant Professor
Dwight Schar College of Education
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Dr. James Olive, assistant professor of leadership studies, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2010. He is assigned full time to the doctoral program in leadership studies and has chaired or co-chaired 6 doctoral dissertations to completion. His areas of expertise are research methodologies and issues related to diversity. Dr. Olive earned his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, as well as an M.S. in Educational Administration from the University of Dayton. His B.S. in education was earned at Ohio State University.  

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Ashland University's doctoral degree in leadership studies combines theory and practice with individual mentoring and applied research to train a new generation of reflective, ethical and effective leaders in K-12 schools, higher education and human service organizations.

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