Kyle Ingle

Kyle Ingle

Dr. Ingle's curriculum vitae [PDF]


William Kyle Ingle (Ph.D., Florida State University) is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development at the University of Louisville. Prior to his academic appointment at the University of Louisville, Dr. Ingle served as associate professor and program coordinator for the Master’s program in Educational Administration and Supervision at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Before beginning his doctoral studies, Dr. Ingle was employed by the Jackson County (Mississippi) School District. His research interests include human resource functions in education (teacher hiring, teacher evaluation, collective bargaining), the politics of education (diffusion of policy innovations, school levy campaigns), and economic evaluations of education programs (resource cost estimation, cost effectiveness). His research has been published in journals, including the American Educational Research Journal, American Journal of Education, Educational Administration Quarterly, Education and Urban Society, Education Finance and Policy, Educational Policy, Leadership and Policy in Schools, Midwestern Educational Researcher, Policy Studies Journal, the Journal of Educational Administration, the Journal of Education Finance, the Journal of Education Policy, Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, and the Journal of School Leadership.

Educational Background

  • PhD, Educational Leadership and Policy, Florida State University
  • MS, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Southern Mississippi
  • BA, History, University of Southern Mississippi

Areas of Research Expertise

  • Human Resource Functions in Education
  • Politics of Education
  • Economic Evaluation of Educational Programs


  • Regression (Multiple Regression & Logistic Regression)
  • Mixed Methods
  • Qualitative Case Study

Honors and Awards

  • 2023, Outstanding Reviewer, 2023 Emerald Literati Awards
  • 2022, Outstanding Peer Reviewer, American Journal of Education

Selected Publications

  • Ingle, W.K., & Rasmussen, H.T. (2024). Innovation and impact: The origins and elements of Ed.D. program excellence. Myers Education Press.
  • Ingle, W.K., & Marshall, J.M. (2023). Program coordination at UCEA-affiliated universities in the wake of COVID-19. In N. A. Paufler & E H. Reames (Eds.), Navigating the ubiquitous, misunderstood, and evolving role of the educational leadership program coordinator in higher education. (pp. 97-133). Information Age Publishing.
  • Nolan, K. & Ingle, W. K. (2023). Student characteristics and perceived sense of connectedness in middle school online learning environments. Voices of Reform, 6(1), 51-72.
  • Ingle, W. K., Leach, S., & Lingo, A. (2023). Assessing efforts to diversify Kentucky’s K-12 teacher workforce: A mixed-methods analysis of a grow-your-own teacher pathway. Journal of Education Human Resources, 41(4), 629-661.
  • Ingle, W. K., Choi, N., & Munoz, M. (2021). School leaders' preferences for teacher applicant characteristics in a large urban school district. Journal of Educational Administration, 59(5), 615-633.