Nicole Limperopulos is an instructor in the Department of Education Leadership and Director of the Future School Leaders Academy at Bank Street College of Education. In her role as Director of the Future School Leaders Academy, she is responsible for the overall integrity, program operations, and administrative management of the program.
In addition to teaching and leading, Nicole conducts research that focuses on the ways in which chronic exposure to community violence influences the lives of Black and Latinx boys living in urban communities. She is deeply committed to centering the lived experiences and perspectives of those who have been impacted by violence exposure. Additional areas of Nicole’s research includes equity-focused leadership, and understanding the lived experiences of African immigrant youth.
Prior to her current role, Nicole served as the Associate Director of the Summer Principals Academy at Teachers College, Columbia University. She led the Summer Principals Academy to full national accreditation through CAEP and Middle States. During her tenure at Teachers College, Nicole oversaw the preparation and graduation of approximately 600 aspiring school leaders from 65 cities throughout the United States.
EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University
Limperopulos, N. (In press). Guns, bullets & caskets in the Boogie Down: Boys of color and the silent epidemic of chronic violence exposure in urban communities.
Limperopulos, N. (2015). Our Forgotten Sons: The Underachievement of Boys of Color in America’s Urban Centers. In Normore, A., Esposito, K. (Eds.), Inclusive Practices for Special Populations in Urban Centers. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Limperopulos, N. (2014). I’ve Done My Sentence but Committed No Crime: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Violence Exposure, Urban Male Adolescents, and Educational Leadership. In Normore, A., Brooks, J. (Eds.), Educational Leadership for Ethics and Social Justice: Views from the Social Sciences. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Recent Conference Presentations (Selected):
Limperopulos, N. (2017). The Equity Series: A critical look at race, class, identity, and gender in principal preparation. A paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX: Apr 2017
Limperopulos, N. (2017). Learning across lines of difference: Implementing an equity series in principal preparation. A paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), Detroit, MI: Oct 2016
Limperopulos, N. (2016). Our forgotten sons: The underachievement of boys of color in America’s urban centers. A paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, D.C.: Apr 2016
Limperopulos, N. (2016). Reflections from a decade of preparing urban school leaders. A paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, D.C.: Apr 2016