Kevin P. Brady, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He is also an adjunct professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he teachers in the Summer Principals Academy (SPA). His primary research areas are legal issues involving students with disabilities, student discipline, student searches, and equity issues involving school finance. His most recent book, Legal issues in special education: Principles, policies, and practices (2020) is published by Routledge.
He is currently Program Director of the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA) Center for the Study of Leadership and the Law. He was a former member of the Board of Directors of the Education Law Association (ELA) and is on the editorial boards of several leading peer-reviewed journals, including the Brigham Young University (BYU) Education and Law Journal, Education and Urban Society, Journal of Disability Policy Studies, and West's Education Law Reporter. His scholarship appears in a wide array of educational leadership, law, and policy journals.