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Boyce, J.*, Bowers, A.J. (in press) Different Levels of Leadership for Learning: Investigating Differences Between Teachers Individually and Collectively Using Multilevel Factor Analysis of the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey. International Journal of School Leadership.


Davis, B.W., Gooden, M.A., Bowers, A.J. (in press) Pathways to the Principalship: An Event History Analysis of the Careers of Teachers with Administrator Certification. American Educational Research Journal. 


Bowers, A.J. (2017) Quantitative Research Methods Training in Education Leadership and Administration Preparation Programs as Disciplined Inquiry for Building School Improvement Capacity. Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 12(1), p.72-96.


Bowers, A.J., Blitz, M., Modeste, M., Salisbury, J., Halverson, R. (2017) How Leaders Agree with Teachers in Schools on Measures of Leadership Practice: A Two-Level Latent Class Analysis of the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning. Teachers College Record, 119(4)


Wang, Y., Bowers, A.J., Fikis, D.* (2017) Automated Text Data Mining Analysis of Five Decades of Educational Leadership Research Literature: Probabilistic Topic Modeling of EAQ Articles from 1965 to 2014. Educational Administration Quarterly, 53(2), p. 289- 323 ( Preprint available )


Boyce, J.*, Bowers, A.J. (2016) Principal Turnover: Are there Different Types of Principals Who Move From or Leave Their Schools? A Latent Class Analysis of the 2007-08 Schools and Staffing Survey and the 2008-09 Principal Follow-up Survey. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 15(3), p. 237-272. ( Preprint available )


Wang, Y., Bowers, A.J. (2016) Mapping the Field of Educational Administration Research: A Journal Citation Network Analysis of the Discipline. Journal of Educational Administration, 54(3), p. 242-269. ( Preprint available )


Bowers, A.J., Chen, J.* (2015) Ask and Ye Shall Receive? Automated Text Mining of Michigan Capital Facility Finance Bond Election Proposals to Identify which Topics are Associated with Bond Passage and Voter Turnout. Journal of Education Finance, 41(2), p.164-196. ( Preprint available )


Urick, A., Bowers, A.J. (2014) What are the Different Types of Principals Across the U.S.? A Latent Class Analysis of Principal Perception of Leadership. Educational Administration Quarterly, 50(1), 96-134. doi:10.1177/0013161X13489019 ( Preprint available


Bowers, A.J., Lee, J.* (2013) Carried or Defeated? Examining the Factors that Predict School District Bond Elections in Texas, 1998-2009. Educational Administration Quarterly, 49(5), 732-767. doi: 10.1177/0013161X13486278 (Preprint available)