Thomas R. McCambridge, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member


Dr. McCambridge is a Senior Adjunct Professor at CLU.

In thirteen years as an Associate Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education, Dr. McCambridge served as Director of the Single Subject Program, taught Foundations and Methods classes, supervised student teachers, and advised master's theses in the Department of Teacher Education.

In the Ed.D. program, he taught Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Educational Leadership, the Colloquium in Principles-Based Educational Leadership, and The Research Seminar: The Literature Review, and advised several dissertations.

Dr. McCambridge's school experience includes almost thirty years of teaching English and history and serving as an administrator in parochial and independent secondary schools.

His research and writing are in the role of liberal education in public schools, moral education in public schools, and the importance of principles-based educational leadership in public schools.

A complete curriculum vitae is available at


  • B.A. (English), Loyola University of Los Angeles (1963)
  • Graduate work in English and American Literature, Loyola University of Los Angeles (1963-1965)
  • M.Ed. (School Counseling), Loyola University of Los Angeles (1971)
  • Graduate work in Modern European Intellectual History, University of California, San Diego (1977-1978)
  • Ph.D. (Philosophy of Education), University of California, Los Angeles (1997)
  • Secondary school curriculum development and evaluation
  • The application of principles-based leadership in schools and parishes
  • Developing learning communities
  • Effective teaching to the California academic content standards

A complete list of presentations and publications is available at


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