Abebayehu Aemero Tekleselassie is Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Administration at the George Washington University’s School of Education and Human Development. His research centers broadly on school leadership development and career mobility patterns of school principals in the United States. In addition, his work examines the production of systemic inequalities in leadership selection, support, and development with a focus on women and minority principals in both the United States and Ethiopia. His most recent work appears in Teachers College Record, Educational Policy Journal, International Journal of Educational Reform, and Leadership and Policy in Schools. Dr. Tekleselassie is the immediate past President of the International Society for Educational Planning and a former US Fulbright Scholar to Ethiopia.