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Dr Ty Frederickson

Assistant Professor, School of Education and Department of Doctoral Educational Leadership - Wilkes University

Dr. Ty Frederickson is a full-time Assistant Professor in the School of Education and Department of Doctoral Educational Leadership at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Frederickson has worked in K-12 schools in the United States the Middle East and Southeast Asia for twenty years. He is an experienced advocate for the reduction of human trafficking and forced labor in the Middle East and is personally and professionally invested in building service learning initiatives, educational access programs, including technology integration, micro-financing, and livestock distribution in rural Bangladesh to support resource-rich education opportunities for individuals, schools, and communities.

Dr. Frederickson’s research interests are focused on the acquisition of leadership identities for student-leaders in social justice organizations, the role of pure service learning programs in whole child development, and leading conversations about equity and sustainable education in K-12 schools. Dr. Frederickson teaches Educational Ethics, Social Justice and Diversity Issues, Global Studies, Leadership Theory, and Qualitative Research to educational leaders working in the United States and in the international community.