Dr. Brian Boggs serves as the Acting Associate Director of the Office of K–12 Outreach, Adjunct Professor of Educational Administration in the College of Education, and affiliate faculty member of the Master’s in Public Policy program at MSU. His area of expertise and research interest concerns how educational politics affects educational policy, including school reform. He holds a dual major Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Administration from MSU, a bachelor’s degree in English and history, and a master’s degree in English language and literature. Dr. Boggs is currently pursuing his law degree from Mitchel Hamline School of Law. In addition, he holds a special certification in urban education from MSU and is a graduate of the Michigan Educational Policy Fellowship Program. He has served as a high school English teacher and central office administrator. Dr. Boggs has taught college rhetoric, critical writing, and educational policy and research courses at the University of Michigan – Flint in addition to teaching in MSU’s Master of Public Policy Program. He has written extensively on the subject of organizational and instructional complexity. Dr. Boggs has studied urban school education and leadership in the United Kingdom. He also serves as an elected official in a local unit of government.