Julie Mead

Professor, Associate Dean for Education

jmead@education.wisc.edu

(608) 263-3405

377E Education Building

Mead, Julie

Julie Fisher Mead is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis. Dr. Mead researches and writes about topics related to the legal aspects of education. Dr. Mead’s research centers on legal issues related to special education and legal issues raised by various forms of school choice.

Publications

  • Eckes, S. E., & Mead, J. F. (2020) Discriminatory practices in voucher programs Phi Delta Kappan, 101(6), 65-67.
  • Mead, J. F. (2019) School vouchers and student rights: Trading constitutional protections for contractual obligations The Oxford Handbook of US Education Law Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Mead, J. F., & Green, P. C. (2019) Advancing International Equity in Charter Schools Washington, DC: The Century Foundation Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Mead, J. F., & Paige, M. A. (2019) Building a wall around the schoolhouse? Education and immigration in the Trump age Journal of Law and Education, 48(4), 449-477.
  • Mead, J. F., & Green, P. C. (2019) Special Education and School Choice: A Special Leadership Challenge Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education New York, NY: Taylor and Francis.
  • Eckes, S., & Mead, J. F. (2019) Taxpayer dollars and discrimination in employment: Educators in private religious schools beware Teachers College Record Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Mead, J. F., & Eckes, S. E. (2018) How School Privatization Opens the Door for Discrimination Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Mead, J. F., Paige, M., & Eckes, S. (2018) Legal Matters: 10 Supreme Court cases every principal should know about. Principal Leadership, 18(9), 56-58.
  • Kelley, C., & Mead, J. F. (2017) Revolution and counter-revolution: Network mobilization to preserve public education in Wisconsin Peabody Journal of Education, 92(1), 103-114.
  • Lewis, M. M., Mead, J. F., & Hall, D. (2017) The American Education Exchange Council as a 'friend of the Court' in education cases. University of Pennsylvania of Law and Social Change, 20(4), 305-339.

Presentations

  • Mead, J. F., Vanderbilt University Colloquium, "The Constitution, School Vouchers, and Student Rights" (2019), Nashville, TN
  • Mead, J. F., Annual Meeting of the Education Law Association, "Trading collective for individual accountability in privatized systems of education" (2018), Cleveland, OH
  • Mead, J. F., Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, "Trading collective for individual accountability in privatized systems of education" (2018), New York, NY
  • Paige, M. A., & Mead, J. F., Annual Meeting of the Education Law Association, "Building a wall around the schoolhouse? Immigration in the Trump age." (2017), San Diego, CA
  • Borkowski, J. W., Mead, J. F., & Bowman, K., Annual Meeting of the Education Law Association, "School choice under Trump and DeVos: The history of choice and the possibility of a federal voucher plan." (2017), San Diego, CA
  • Taheri, R., & Mead, J. F., 2017 Conference of the National Coalition on School Diversity, "School choice, student diversity, and segregation: Examining the evidence." (2017), New York, NY
  • Johnson, M., Marshall, C., Murphy, J., Strothers, A., Kelley, C. J., & Mead, J. F., Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, "Counter-networks of resistance" (2017), San Antonio, TX
  • Mead, J. F., Annual Meeting of the Education Law Association, "The Right to Shop for an Education: Examining Voucher Programs in Relation to State Constitutional Guarantees" (2013), Westminster, CO
  • Mead, J. F., Annual Meeting, "“Private in Name Only": Revisiting the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program" (2012), Vancouver, BC
  • Mead, J. F., & Eckes, S., ELA Webinar, "Teaching School Law: Tips and Hints" (2011)