Dr. Miles Bryant

Miles T. Bryant is a professor and chair of the Graduate Faculty in the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he teaches graduate students in administrative theory and research methods. His doctoral degree is from Stanford University in Administration and Policy Analysis. Many of his doctoral students work in the rural school districts of the Great Plains. His recent research interests have included a focus on educational policy and practices associated with sustaining a quality education in large geographic areas experiencing a decreasing a student population. He has published many articles about rural education issues during his career as a professor and served as member of the national evaluation team of the Annenberg Rural Challenge. Dr. Bryant grew up in rural Vermont and taught English in a number of schools in that state.

Recent Related Publications and Presentations

Bryant, M. T. (2004). Teacher leadership in nurturing school/community connections in the rural schools of America’s Great Plains. Annual Meeting of the European Educational Research Association. Rethymnon, Crete, September 24, 2004.

Bryant, M.T., West, J., McLellan, K. (2003). “Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!” Measuring school district outputs by school district inputs. ERIC Resources in Education.

Bryant, M.T. (In Press). Horse smiling and other moments recollected in Nebraska. Lincoln, NE: B Street Press.

Bryant, M.T. (2002). School district reorganization on the Great Plains. The Rural Educator. Fort Collins, CO: National Rural School Association. 23 (3)., 14-18.

McDaniels, C. Bishop, S. and Bryant, M. (2001). All roads lead home: A collection of Nebraska student writings. Lincoln, NE: Dageforde Press.

Flowerday, T. & Bryant, M. T. (2001). Instructional choice in rural classrooms. ERIC Resources in Education. Document ED 455200.

Bryant. M. T. (1999). Curriculum innovation in rural schools. In Living and learning in rural schools and communities. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Annenberg Evaluation.