served as the Editor of The AASA Journal of Scholarship and Practice, and The NCPEA/CONNEXIONS Journal.
He has over 100 publications including: Effective School District Management (1999), published by AASA and Scarecrow Press; and Unbridled Spirit: Best Practices in Educational Administration – the 2006 NCPEA YEARBOOK (2006), published by the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. In summer, 2007 he authored two books: Carol A. Mullen, Theodore B. Creighton, Frederick L. Dembowski, and Sandra L. Harris, Editors: (2007) The Handbook of Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership: Issues and Challenges, The NCPEA Press/Rice University, and Dembowski, F.L., Editor (August, 2007). Educational Administration: The Roles of Leadership and Management, QOOP Press/rice University, Houston Texas, 342 pgs.
He received his Ed.D. from the University of Rochester, New York. He has served as a professor, department head and dean for over 30 years at Purdue University, SUNY Albany, Lynn University and the National University of Somalia, Africa. His work has focused on leadership/management, school business management & finance, and international development of educational organizations.