Zirkel Reaches Milestone

ISSUE No. 9 • FALL ’17

Perry ZirkelPerry Zirkel, one of the most prolific and cited authors in education law, marked a significant milestone with the publication of his 1,500th peer-reviewed article, Spelunking in the Litigation Iceberg: Exploring the Ultimate Outcomes of Inconclusive Rulings.

Zirkel, professor emeritus of Educational Leadership, co-wrote the article with Diane M. Holben, assistant superintendent of North Penn School District in Lansdale, Pa. The article is published in the Spring 2017 issue of the Journal of Law & Education.

Zirkel’s scholarly activity spans more than 40 years. 

He won the 2016 Steven S. Goldberg Award for Distinguished Scholarship in education law. The award is presented annually in recognition of outstanding scholarly writing that has an impact on education law. 

Story by Mary Ellen Alu.