James Spillane

Professor In Learning and Organizational Change, Northwestern University

James P. (Jim) Spillane is the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Professor in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University where he is a Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, Learning Sciences, and Management & Organizations. Spillane’s work explores relations between government policy and local practice at the school district, school, and classroom levels.  His work has been funded by several foundations. Spillane is author of five books including Standards Deviations (Harvard University Press), and Distributed Leadership (Jossey-Bass, 2006) as well as numerous journal articles. Spillane was elected to the US National Academy of Education in 2013.