Kami M. Patrizio

Kami M. Patrizio, CLAHS faculty

Kami Patrizio, Assistant Professor

Kami M. Patrizio

Assistant Professor


Virginia Tech, School of Education
7054 Haycock Road
Falls Church, VA 22043




Department Membership

School of Education


  • School safety
  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Globalized leadership preparation

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer, American Educational Research Association Conference Proposals (August 2016)
  • National Conference Program Planning Committee, Association of Teacher Educators (July 2012 – July 2013)
  • Chair, UCEA Task Force at Virginia Tech (August 2012 – November 2014)
  • Member, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences College Awards Committee (December 2012 – May, 2015)
  • Member, School of Education Awards Committee (December 2012 – May 2015)
  • Chair, EDEL Alumni Survey Committee (SPR 16 – present)


  • Ed.D., University of Vermont
  • M.A.Ed., Bank Street College of Education
  • B.S., Cornell University

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    College of Education Excellence in Education Teaching Award

    Selected Publications


    Flessner, R., Miller, G., Patrizio, K., & Horowitz, J. (Eds.). (2012). Experiencing agency in teacher education: Reflection, communities, and learning. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

    Patrizio, K. (2009). Walking a hall of mirrors. Bank Street College of Education Occasional Papers Series. New York, NY: Bank Street College Press. Available at http://eric.ed.gov.opac.msmc.edu/?q=source%3A%22Bank+Street+College+of+Education%22& ff1=subInterviews id=ED507123

    Patrizio, K. (2008). Looking at student work: Pushing the boundaries of reflective practice. In C. Craig & L. Dretchin (Eds.) Teacher Learning in Small Group Settings: Teacher Education Yearbook XVIII (pp. 161-177). Lanham, MD: Published in partnership with the Association of Teacher Educators, Rowman & Littlefield Education.


    Bolles, E. & Patrizio, K. (2016, in press). Leadership tenets of military veterans working as school administrators. Journal of Leadership Education.

    Miller, G. & Patrizio, K. **(2015). Agency as place in teacher education. The New Educator 11(4), 309-321. doi: 10.1080/1547688X.2015.1087739

    Patrizio, K. & Stone-Johnson, C. (2015). Curriculum leadership in global context: A self study of educational leadership teaching practices. International Journal of Leadership in Education: Theory and Practice, 19(1), 1-15. doi: 10.1080/13603124.2015.1015615

    Stone-Johnson, C. & Patrizio, K. (2014). Learning to lead (p)ublic schools. Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education. Available at: http://digitalcommons.buffalostate.edu/jiae/vol5/iss3/2

    Patrizio, K. (2013). Learning from Lorreltag: An urban, community-school-university partnership. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 16(1), 3-13. doi:10.1177/1555458912475212

    Sponsored Research

    Lawson, G. (Principal Investigator), Patrizio, K. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Welfare, L. (Co-Principal Investigator). “An Investigation of School Resource and Safety Programs Policy and Practice in Virginia”. Sponsored by National Institute of Justice, Proposal #PQ34P5T5, $689,416.

    Patrizio, K., Kaufman, E., & Glenn, W. (Principal Investigator). Professional Development Delivery Model for Department of Defense Education Activity Leadership (DoDEA) Department of Defense Schools. One year grant, sponsored by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture and United States Department of Agriculture, NIFA #2016–06968, $1,212,275.

    Lawson, G. (Principal Investigator), Patrizio, Kami M. (Co-Principal Investigator). "A Multiple Perspectives Analysis of the Influences on the School to Prison Pipeline in Virginia," Sponsored by National Institute of Justice, $914,241.00. (October 2015 - Present).