Publications

Dissertating During a Pandemic: Narratives of Success From Scholars of Color

Radically Dreaming

Case Studies in Leadership and Adult Development: Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Real World Challenges

Women and Educational Leadership: A Practitioner’s Handbook

Purveyors of Change: School Leaders of Color Share Narratives of Student, School, and Community Success

Reinventing Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Contemporary Critical Perspectives

Gumbo for the Soul: Liberating Memoirs and Stories to Inspire Females of Color

Scholarly Presentations

Virella, P. (2022, May). On the Importance of Including the Global Context in Critical Methodologies [Paper Session].  International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Conference, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Adarkar, A., Naiditch, F., Wilson, L., Davis, M. Virella, P. M., Warren. C.& Karamanos, X. (2022, February). The Agenda for Education in a Democracy in the 21st Century: Academics Engaged in Creating a More Just Society. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the National Association for Professional Development Schools, Chicago, IL.

Virella, P.M. (2021, November). Everyone gets a diversity course. Paper presented at the American Educational Studies Association, Portland, OR

Virella, P. M. (2021, November). New principals in the COVID corridor. Paper presented at the annual conference of University Council of Educational Administration, Columbus OH.

Virella, P. M. & Woulfin, S. (2020, May). Tell Me More About Your Trauma: A phenomenological study of researchers’ Interview Techniques for Ethically Understanding Participants Who Have Faced a Crisis [Paper Session]. International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Conference, Urbana-Champaign, IL (Conference Canceled)

Cobb, C., Gonzalez, R. & Virella, P. M. (2020, April 17 – 21). Developing Teacher Leaders through a District- University Partnership [Paper Session]. AERA Annual Conference, San Francisco, California (Conference Canceled)

Virella, P. M. (2020, April 17 – 21). “We Were Expecting More”: the “influx” of Puerto Rican students post-hurricane Maria, a political spectacle” [Paper Session]. AERA Annual Conference, San Francisco, California (Conference Canceled)

Virella, P.M., & Buras K. (2019, November). Educational Privatization, Subjugation, and Liberation: grassroots lessons from New Orleans for Puerto Rico. Symposium presented at the annual conference of University of Educational Administration, Nw Orleans, Louisiana.

Virella, P.M. (2019, November). The Developers: Mentorship for the Effective Preparation of Aspiring School Leaders. Paper presented at the annual conference of University Ouncil of Educational Administration, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Virella, P. M. (2019, May). My Brother’s Keeper Symposium. Panelist at the annual My Brother’s Keeper Symposium, Albany, New York.

Virella, P. M. (2018, November). Race Talks and Flipped Professional Development. Paper presented at the annual graduate student summit of University Council of Educational Administration, Houston, Texas.

Virella, P. M. (2017, November). Messing About in Science and Art. Paper presented at the Inaugural Progressive Education Conference. Antioch University New England, Keene, New Hampshire

Virella, P. M. (2017, The Effect of Teaching Pre-Service Teachers in Urban Elementary Education on an Urban Elementary School Principal. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision, Austin, Texas.

Virella, P. M. (2016, February). Intersection of Science and Math: Interdisciplinary Power in STEM. Panelist at the annual National Coalition of Girls Schools Conference, New York, New York.

Virella, P. M. (2015, September). The Art of Seeing Children: Art of Teaching 25th Anniversary. Panelist at the 25th Anniversary of the Art of Teaching Program Panel. Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York

Virella, P. M. (2010, September). Maintaining the Art of Teaching. Panelist at the Saturday Seminar, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York