Kent D. Peterson

Kent D. Peterson is a professor in the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A founding director of the Vanderbilt Principals’ Institute and the Principals’ Leadership Institute, he consults and conducts trainings on school leadership and organizational culture in both the U.S. and abroad. In addition to The Leadership Paradox and other books he has coauthored with Terrence Deal, he has published over ninety other studies and articles.

  • Shaping School Culture: The Heart of Leadership, 2nd Edition (with Terrence E. Deal) (2009) – 9780787996796
  • Shaping School Culture Fieldbook, 2nd Edition (with Terrence E. Deal) (2009) – 9780787996802
  • The Leadership Paradox: Balancing Logic and Artistry in Schools (with Terrence E. Deal) (2000) – 9780787955410