Maureen E. Latham, EdD


Assistant Professor and Superintendent in Residence, Department of Educational Leadership

Phone: (626) 815-5573

Fax: (626) 387-5739

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Building One, Office 129

Dr. Maureen E. Latham is a life-long educator with 45 years of service in TK-12 public education and six years of service in the Educational Leadership Department at Azusa Pacific University. Her career includes work in both urban and rural education settings, as well as experience in Missouri, Wisconsin and California. It is from the rich experiences in a variety of educational settings that she witnessed the miracles that occur in classrooms and schools when every educator is committed to student learning. This affirms her belief that with the expertise and commitment of every person who interacts with children, ALL students will increase in academic proficiency and thrive in a safe, positive educational environment. In serving as a Superintendent in Residence in the School of Education, Dr. Latham contributes to the scholarship of doctoral students by challenging them with the content of rigorous subject matter, juxtaposed with the application of the content in the TK-12 school setting. Her areas of expertise include educational policy at the local, state and federal level, and the examination of the structural and cultural factors that contribute to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive educational system.


  • EdD, Leadership for Educational Justice, University of Redlands
  • MEd, Special Education, California State University, San Bernardino
  • BA, Anthropology and Social and Behavioral Science, Webster University


  • Administrative Services
  • Special Education Learning Handicapped
  • Resource Specialist
  • Multiple Subject Teaching
  • Reading Specialist
  • Missouri Life K-12 Teacher Certification

Academic Area

  • School of Education


  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Education
  • Executive Coaching and Mentorship for Educational Professionals
  • TK-12 Public Education

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 713 - Diversity and Equity in Education
  • EDUC 716 - Educational Policy: Analysis, Praxis, and Reform