Edward Fergus

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership

Edward Fergus

Phone: 212-998-5253

Eddie Fergus is a practitioner and researcher. His work explores the effects of educational policy and practice as it intersects the lives of populations living in vulnerable conditions. More specifically his work is on the educational outcomes of boys of color and disproportionality in special education and suspensions. This work involves examining the ways in which leaders can develop schools as protective environments for vulnerable populations. Since 2004, Fergus has been the Principal Investigator of a multi-million dollar state contract with the New York State Department of Education on disproportionality. Fergus is a former social studies teacher,and received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Education from Beloit College and a Doctorate in Education Policy and Social Foundations from University of Michigan in 2002.


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