PhD, Touro University International; MA, Columbia University; BEd, University of Toronto

Research Interests

Contemporary issues in education; curriculum development and implementation; educational leadership, policies, and practices; technology management; globalization and education; higher education; information and communications technologies; online learning environments; school administration, funding, and improvement policies; student achievement, assessment, evaluation, recruitment, reporting, and retention; teacher learning and leadership; virtual communities and cultures


Dr. Kiriakidis has chaired comprehensive examinations and dissertation committees; developed curriculum and academic programs; and taught graduate courses in research, educational leadership in higher education, educational and information technology, online technology, e-commerce, software development, and information systems. During the past 15 years, his successful administrative, consulting, training, and teaching experience at the university and high school levels has been involved, intense, and multicultural. He has presented research studies nationally and internationally and is a reviewer for the annual TCC Worldwide Online Conference, a member of a quality-assurance dissertations review panel at an established online university, and a reviewer for The Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory and Practice.