Thomas (Tom) Joseph Shields
Program Chair, Graduate Education
Associate Professor, Education
Director, Center for Leadership in Education
Selected Publications
Shields, T., Kidd, Q., Johnson, R., & O'Brien, S. (2006). Civic and political leadership. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 10(2), 77+.
Shields, T. (2004). The fight for political representation in a Southern suburb: The use of the Voting Rights Act and the federal court system by Black plaintiffs in Henrico County, Virginia. Politics and Policy, (32)2, 222-47.
Shields, T. (2003). The "Tip of the Iceberg" in a Southern suburban county: The fight for a Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Journal of Black Studies, 33(4), 499-519.

B.A., University of Scranton 1990
M.A.T., Virginia Commonwealth University 1996
Secondary U.S. History and Government
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University 2001
Urban Policy Administration
Contact Information
(804) 289-8524
Areas of Expertise
Educational leadership
School leadership