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Jacob D. Skousen, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education
CEB 310
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Jacob D. Skousen earned an Ed.D. from Boise State University in 2015 and joined the UNLV faculty UNLV in 2019. He also has a Master of Arts degree in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in bilingual education, and a Master of Education degree in educational leadership and administration. Dr. Skousen is an assistant professor in educational policy and leadership in the Department of Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education. Prior to UNLV, Dr. Skousen spent three years as an assistant professor in educational leadership and policy studies at the University of Northern Colorado. As a researcher, having had 15 years as a practitioner in P-12 education, as a teacher, instructional coach, and principal, he works to bridge theory and practice. Dr. Skousen has a research agenda focused on leadership development and equity. He also is the coordinator of the Executive Educational Leadership Program