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Jeff Abbott
Assistant Professor of Education
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Jeff Abbott is assistant professor of education for Indiana University, Fort Wayne and Bloomington campuses and an adjunct scholar for the Indiana Policy Review Foundation. He has had a total 14 years of experience as a school superintendent in two Indiana school districts. Abbott was also a public junior high school and public high school teacher, as well as a practicing attorney specializing in school law for an Indianapolis law firm for 17 years.

Abbott's areas of research and publishing include: school law, education policy, school governance, education politics, quality of school philosophy and process, systemic K-12 education reform, and education leadership.

Abbott received his B.S. in Business Education and M.S. in Education from Butler University, Indianapolis; Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from Indiana University, Bloomington; J.D. from Indiana University, Indianapolis; and Ph.D. from Indiana State University, Terre Haute.

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