Dr. Ibrahim Duyar

Dr. Ibrahim Duyar

Associate Professor
Educational Administration and Supervision
Office: DKSN 419D
Office Phone: 501.569.3550
Email: ixduyar@ualr.edu

Dr. Ibrahim Duyar is a tenured associate professor of educational leadership. He has served as a school principal, a university professor, and a consultant in local, national, and international organizations. He contributes as a part-time consultant to the development and assessment of School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) and School Superintendents Assessment (SSA) with Education Testing Service (ETS). Dr. Duyar currently teaches politics and policy analysis in educational administration, school finance, advanced leadership theories, and school business management and facilities planning.

Relationship between School Facility Conditions and the Delivery of Instruction: Evidence from a National Survey of School Principals is published in the Journal of Facilities Management by Emerald Publishing. His invited and peer reviewed book chapter, Analyzing Principal Influence Tactics from a Cross-cultural Perspective: Do Preferred Influence Tactics and Targeted Goals Differ by National Culture? has appeared in the Educational Leadership: Global Contexts and International Comparisons by the Emerald Publishing. Dr. Duyar’s seven invited essays are published in the Encyclopaedia of Educational Leadership and Administration by the SAGE Publications. Similarly, Dr. Duyar’s peer reviewed essay, Analyzing Education Productivity, is published in the Education ReviewDr. Duyar sits on the editorial board of three prestigious peer reviewed journals, including Educational Administration Quarterly. Dr. Duyar continues to stay active with the International Education Conference (IEC), American Educational Research Association (AERA), American Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), and Conference within Conference of National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). He has various roles at these conferences, including chairing sessions, reviewing proposals, and sitting on the conference planning committees. Dr. Duyar assumes leadership duties in both AERA and IEC annual conferences. He serves on the conference planning committee member in IEC. Similarly Duyar is an elected officer of the Charter Schools Research and Evaluation SIG of AERA.

Research Interests:

  • Conditions of Effective Policy Implementation
  • Market-based Applications to Public Education
  • Economic Aspects of Education
  • School Reform Initiatives


  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D. in Educational Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MS in Educational Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • BA in Educational Administration and Planning, Ankara University