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

  • 2021, Outstanding Peer Reviewer, American Journal of Education
    Recognized for being in the top ten percent of 129 scholars and researchers in 2021 who reviewed for the American Journal of Education, returning multiple, high quality, and on-time reviews.

Selected Publications

  • 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.
  • Scherer, C. A., & Ingle, W. K. (2020). PBIS implementation fidelity and student outcomes in an urban school district. Voices of Reform, 3 (2), 96-117.
  • Ingle, W. K., Greenwell, T., & Woods, J. (2020). Commonplace and common language: Kentucky’s district mission statements. Journal of Educational Administration, 58 (3), 321-334.
  • Ingle, W. K., Marshall, J. M., & Hackmann, D. G. (2020). The leaders of leadership preparation programs: A study of program coordinators at UCEA-member institutions. Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 15 (2), 120-149.
  • Herberger, G., Immekus, J., & Ingle, W. K. (2020). Exploring the implementation of a race- and socioeconomic-based student assignment plan on college readiness. Education & Urban Society, 52 (3), 459–488.