COMPLETED PROJECTS

 

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2022–2023 Academic Year

Asfir, Z. (2022). The environmental health and safety leaders’ perspectives of higher education safety culture (Doctoral dissertation). University of the Pacific, Sacramento, CA.

Baghasarian, M. (2022). Therapists supporting first-generation college students: A preliminary needs assessment (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Bauer, T. M. (2022). For classrooms rooted in love, liberation, and justice: An examination of white teachers walking the winding path toward transformative practices (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Bertleff, A. J. (2022). Automaticity in musicians as demonstrated by a modified Stroop task (Doctoral dissertation). Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Caban, C. N. (2022). Stereotypes of a long-term English learner misunderstood (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Caruso, A. (2022). Forced transitions: A phenomenological study of displaced employees due to college closure (Doctoral dissertation). Regis College, Weston, MA.

Collyer, A. M. (2022). Community engagement skills development for pre-service teachers (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Conine, D. C. (2022). Impacting change in student retention: How institutions decide on and execute retention-based initiatives in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Dangwung, P. (2022). Latinas’ experiences of shared parenting in the context of intimate partner violence: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX.

DeLateur, M. J. (2022). Sources and factors of federal human trafficking sentencing decisions (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Dillon, Jr., L. O. (2022). High school students with special needs receiving science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics education through team teaching (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Dudley, C. (2022). Promoting success of military veteran nursing students through creating connection and community (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Ethier, Z. L. (2022). Lessons from her story: An interpretative phenomenological study of a woman’s leadership identity evolution in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, NH.

Eubanks, A. R. (2022). Elementary teachers’ experiences with positive behavioral incentives for third-grade male students (Doctoral dissertation). University of West Florida, Ferry Pass, FL.

Fredericks, V. (2022). The gun economy: Private markets, public policy, and gun violence. A situation analysis of New York City, Fourth of July weekend, 2020 (Doctoral dissertation). The New School, New York, NY.

Fromer, G. M. (2022). Black women who emerged from generational poverty (Doctoral dissertation). University of Arizona Global Campus, Online.

Govindasamy, V. (2022). Preservice teachers’ perceived ability to teach Native American students (Doctoral dissertation). University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.

Grosflam, J. M. (2022). Higher education staff experiences: Awareness of challenges during COVID-19 in the California State University system (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Hakobyan, N. (2022). Former emergent bilinguals and their experiences with school climate in high school (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Henderson, E. (2022). Preparing professionals for leading healing circles for undocumented students in higher education: An action research study (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Hudson, T. (2022). Interrogating the notion of evidence-based policy in community-based violence prevention (Doctoral dissertation). The New School, New York, NY.

Illescas, I. F. (2022). Between art and crime: Graffiti and street art in neoliberal Los Angeles (Doctoral dissertation). University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA.

Jackson, C. D. (2022). Black and White student adaptability to college at a predominately White historically Black university: A single institution examination of West Virginia State University (Doctoral dissertation). Marshall University, Huntington, WV.

Jones, C. R. (2022). Not all sophomores slump: Examining the experiences of underrepresented racially minoritized second-year students in STEM (Doctoral dissertation). Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Karikari, S. N. (2022). Unapologetically Black: A sista circle study highlighting the brilliant, bold, and brave leadership approaches of Black women in student affairs (Doctoral dissertation). Miami University, Oxford, OH.

Knox, S. (2022). (re)Engaging motherhood and reconnection: A qualitative study with Black single mothers in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Largo, O. (2022). Continuous improvement in practice: One K-12 district’s leadership journey (Doctoral dissertation). University of the Pacific, Sacramento, CA.

Lim-Tepper, N. T. (2022). Student loan debt and the impacts on first-generation student success (Doctoral dissertation). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Munn, K. J. (2022). Constantly juggling priorities: Examining how single mothers transition to and through college (Doctoral dissertation). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Newton, Z. (2022). Different faces in Black spaces: Examining the perceptions of Black students toward racial diversity, inclusion, and the future of an historically Black college or university (Doctoral dissertation). Widener University, Chester, PA.

Polakoski, R. (2022). Changing the way we teach: A look inside the post-AB 705 introductory transfer-level math classroom (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Ratliff, C. (2022). Becoming a culturally responsive practitioner: Serving minoritized graduate students with excellence (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Ross, B. R. (2022). “We make a life by what we give”: The impact of a high school mentoring program on the perceptions and academic achievement of Black males (Doctoral dissertation). University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Rudecindo-O’Neill, S. (2022). A critical qualitative study of White elementary school leaders’ preception of race and leadership in an era of CRT backlash (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Santa Maria, M. I. (2022). Challenging racism in Catholic schools through intimate school leadership: Counternarratives of Black Catholic school leaders (Doctoral dissertation).  Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Serrano, U. (2022). Youth in the city of inmates: Race, gender, and carceral seepage (Doctoral dissertation). University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA.

Smith, P. D. (2022). The experiences of African American junior and senior college STEM majors at three historically White institutions (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN.

Uyemura, S. S. (2022). Creating leadership development programs in higher education for Asian women: An action research study (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Walker, C. S. (2022). The perceived leadership styles of academic team leaders and the self-reported job satisfaction of community college adjunct faculty: A sequential explanatory mixed methods study (Doctoral dissertation). Benedictine University, Lisle, IL.

2021–2022 Academic Year

Ablaza, L. G. (2022). Immigrant journey impacts on immigrant learners’ academic achievement: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Abubakar, K. D. (2022). Building the intergroup relationship between African American students and African immigrant students at a predominantly White institution (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Ailes, J. (2022). Exploring motivation to disrupt Whiteness in entry-level, White women student affairs professionals (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Al-Aryan, A., Huffman, C., & Kabanda, O. (2021). Refugee and asylee housing resettlement experiences in King County, Washington (Doctoral dissertation). Seattle University, Seattle, WA.

Allan-Bentley, B. (2021). Why skills builders matter: Understanding the motivations behind course-taking among a subsection of noncompleters at a California community college (Doctoral dissertation). Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Alston, E. (2022). A systems theory approach to sex trafficking in Portland, Oregon: A case study (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Alvarado, M. (2021). Becoming a student-ready practitioner: Serving first-generation college students through equity-minded practices (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Arellano, C. (2021). The lived experiences of first-generation, Latinx, EOPS students on progress probation attending a California community college (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Avery, E. K. T. (2021). Examining the zone: Narratives of Black women executives in cross-cultural executive coaching in corporate America (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Bahreman, N. T. (2022). Depressive symptom presentation in adolescents with and without type 1 diabetes (Doctoral dissertation). Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Bailes, S. E. (2021). Planning for the future: Essential skills and qualities of independent school leaders (Doctoral dissertation). Endicott College, Beverly, MA.

Bailey, D. M. (2022). Female African American deans’ rise to success: Navigating and conquering self-sabotaging behaviors by taking back their power (Doctoral dissertation). University of Massachusetts Global, Irvine, CA.

Ballesteros, G. (2022). We work uphill: First generation Latina womxn resisting within the academy (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Banya, A. K. (2021). Structuring technology transfer offices for faculty engagement and success (Doctoral dissertation). University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Beaird, L. M. (2022). Environmental factors that influence 1st year special education teacher retention (Doctoral dissertation). University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.

Bendeck, G. (2021). The impact of neurofeedback training on ADHD: A case study (Doctoral dissertation). Northwest University, Kirkland, WA.

Bohman, S. C. (2022). A beautiful tapestry: An asset-based study of the advancement experience for Black, women tenure-track faculty (Doctoral dissertation). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Bosco, R. M. (2021). Gender diversity in optical communications and the role of professional societies: An evaluation study (Doctoral dissertation). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Brady, K. Z. (2022). California school teachers’ perceptions of technostress: A qualitative study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Bridges, R. D. (2021). Examining positive outcomes: What makes Black learning communities so successful (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Brown-Arellano, K. (2021). A phenomenological study of first-generation community college students: Transfer and the role of faculty (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Busch, V. L. (2021). Global human resources leaders’ roles, role conflict, and competencies (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, IN.

Castillo, N. L. (2021). Hidden struggles: Silent voices of Latino immigrants in early childhood education programs (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Chakravarty, N. (2022). AI deployment models for augmenting higher education: Matching institutional characteristics and goals with innovative markets (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Chan, J. M. (2022). Exploring the development of BIPOC preservice teacher’s pedagogical practices and identity during a linguistic and equity focused science teaching practicum course (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Chand, S. (2021). Hamari Kahani: Indo-Fijian American women in higher education leadership (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Clamser, R. T. (2022). Gendered organizations: A qualitative study of women’s experiences navigating the culture of gender bias and stereotypes in the profession of school business (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Clements, R. B. (2022). Latino students’ perceptions of college faculty and staff: A basic qualitative study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Cole, L. N. (2021). Investigating leader-member exchange in the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Collins, T. A. (2022). Ohio educators’ perceptions of college credit plus adjunct teacher credentialing (Doctoral dissertation). University of Dayton, Dayton, OH.

Conidis, C. L. (2022). Examining the relationship between teaching environment and Florida teacher evaluation scores (Doctoral dissertation). University of West Florida, Ferry Pass, FL.

Conrad, A. P. (2022). Perceptions of student belonging in the community college developmental math classroom (Doctoral dissertation). Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Cupery, D. (2021). Transformational moments in second-culture leadership (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Davis, K., & McDaris, J. (2022). The modern AP: Cultivating instructional leadership among assistant principals (Doctoral dissertation). Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC.

Davis, L. (2021). Building agency: An assets-based approach to cultivating solidarity with Black students with dis/abilities (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Davis, W. M. (2021). Self-efficacy relationships of international teachers in Chile: A quantitative correlational study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Douthit, A. J. (2021). Leadership perceptions of STEAM curriculum implementation from educational leaders in an elementary setting (Doctoral dissertation). Columbus State University, Columbus, GA.

Enders, J.J. (2021). A case study: Understanding the perceived effect of a doctoral community college leadership program on program participants and their institution (Doctoral dissertation). Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Ervin-Reed, R. L. (2021). Upper elementary mathematics teacher’s perceptions of the effectiveness of the number talks strategy with their ELL and African American students (Doctoral dissertation). Northcentral University, La Jolla, CA.

Fealing, G. F. (2021). Adult TESOL leadership: Using self-efficacy to improve student success and secure grant funding (Doctoral dissertation). Alliant International University, San Diego, CA.

Firmin, T. (2021). The influence of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012 on Pell grants in baccalaureate degree-granting institutions (Doctoral dissertation). University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

Fisk, R. (2022). Faculty perceptions of flipped professional development practices in K-12 schools (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Fletes, K. A. (2022). Homegrown: Testimonios of Latinx college students in a culturally affirming FYE summer bridge program (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Flores, R. L. (2021). Career development through an identity-conscious lens: A framework to engage first-generation and underrepresented students (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Frankovich, N. J. (2021). The impact of drug related consequences on cooccurring depression and substance use (Doctoral dissertation). Northwest University, Kirkland, WA.

Freeman, R. (2022). Counter-spacing in the institution: Undocumented student organizing at a community college from 2006 to 2021 (Doctoral dissertation). University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Galano, P. S. (2022). Building positive behavioral interventions and support structures at an alternative high school (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Gollette, J. M. (2021). Authenticating a pathway to inclusive education for marginalized students with (dis)abilities via a districtwide action research study (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Gordon Holloway, A. (2021). Threading the needle of entrepreneurial orientation of firms: The effects of disruptive threats and turbulence on corporate social responsibility actions and competitiveness (Doctoral dissertation). University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL.

Greco, J. D. (2021). A grounded theory study seeking commonalities among revitalized Christian churches and churches of Christ (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Grogan, K. P. (2022). Comparative analysis of parent-to-school social capital between NYC community schools and comparable traditional schools (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Gulick, M. B. (2021). The role of college experiences in students’ spiritual development: An examination of racial differences (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Gutierrez, A. (2022). Dreaming new possibilities: Humanizing leadership and the path to liberation in TK-12 schools (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Gutierrez, D. R. (2021). Mitigating trauma in rural upstate New York classrooms: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Hall, T. N. (2021). Positioned to handle the “peaks and valleys”: Narratives of Black and spiritual students attending PWIs (Doctoral dissertation). University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD.

Hanley, E. (2021). From kindergarten classrooms to PhD pursuits: Academic narratives that influence career decisions in Black women counselor education and supervision doctoral students (Doctoral dissertation). Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Harmon, K. G. (2022). The experiences of low-income African American students with university recreation at a predominately white institution: An interpretative phenomenological analysis (Doctoral dissertation). University of Michigan, Flint, Flint, MI.

Harrison, T. V. (2022). Funds of knowledge in carceral secondary mathematics learning (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Helmandollar-Armatas, M. A. (2021). A qualitative study of contributing factors of early career teacher burnout (Doctoral dissertation). George Fox University, Newberg, OR.

Hedrick, A. M. (2022). Building better bears: Improving the AmeriCorps service member experience (Doctoral dissertation). Morehead State University, Morehead, KY.

Holbrook, V. (2021). Supporting Latinx math students in community college classrooms: A qualitative study examining teaching practices that promote the success of Latinx students in mathematics (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Hovde, L. (2021). Community college ESL and English composition faculty collaboration (Doctoral dissertation). Brandman University, Irvine, CA.

Humbel-Courtney, J. E. (2022). Faculty perception of graduate advising and mentoring practices (Doctoral dissertation). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Huynen, A. M. (2021). Special education parent perceptions of involvement and parenteducator relationships during IEP meetings at nonpublic schools (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Jiabia, C. (2021). Measuring the relationship between job engagement and organizational commitment among information technology workers (Doctoral dissertation). Capella University, Minneapolis, MN.

Johnson, R. M. (2021). Advanced degrees and social mobility in the United States (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Jones, A. E. (2021). Being my true self: An existential phenomenological inquiry into how transition influences identity in trans men (Doctoral dissertation). New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling and Middlesex University, London, England.

Kederian, V. A. (2021). Leung School of Accounting enrollment: A critical action research study on increasing enrollment (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Kelley, K. (2021). Cost of an education: Narrative inquiry of first-generation college students’ experiences with funding a bachelor’s degree at 4-year private institutions (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Kessler, S. (2021). The virtual front door: How digital inequities impact access to online education (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

King, A. H. (2021). How classroom interactions affect student engagement and completion in community college transfer courses by race and discipline (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Koff, S. A. (2021). On finding cultural humility: A critical narrative case study of school equity and the collaborative process (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Koruna, B. (2022). Leadership experiences of regional faculty at Ohio State University (Doctoral dissertation). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Laurence, M. A. (2021). Engaging mid to later life adults on college campuses: A case study of a lifelong learning program (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Lee, S. (2021). Student success in active learning classrooms versus traditional lecture classrooms for community college mathematics: A quantitative study (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Lee, W. H. (2021). Creative identity development in the design classroom: A three-cycle action research study with whole creative people (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

LeJay II, J. G. (2021). Black male retention initiatives: Exploring students’ experiences and program effectiveness through fraternity involvement (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Litner, J. (2021). Let’s talk about sex ed: The impact of comprehensive sexuality education on relationship satisfaction (Doctoral dissertation). Widener University, Chester, PA.

Lopez, M. (2022). The influence of immigrant parents on the college decisions of Latinx community college students (Doctoral dissertation). Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Lu, D. E. (2022). Which elementary schools benefit from philanthropy in California’s sixth largest district? Implications for educational equity (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Lusk, J. P. (2021). A digital arts vocational model of art therapy for vulnerable youth experiencing barriers to academic and social development (Doctoral dissertation). Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, WI.

Lyons, C. L. (2022). Stories of socioemotional well-being: Doctoral students’ lived experiences of relationship with faculty and peers in their graduate programs (Doctoral dissertation). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Madrid, A. (2022). Leading with love and authenticity: Experiences of gay Latino and gay Black administrators in higher education institutions (Doctoral dissertation). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Maguire, J. (2021). Relationship challenges of internally promoted school administration (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Maio, J. A. (2022). The relationship between teachers’ perceived cultural proficiency and their use of universal design for learning and culturally responsive teaching (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Marra, D. P. (2022). Middle level educators’  perceptions of how online learning affected the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral engagement of young adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

McCall, E. (2022). Using medical improv skills to practice complex communication skills with occupational therapy students (Capstone project). University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME.

McGurty, R. E. (2022). Student perception of social presence in an asynchronous online doctoral program (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

McLaughlin, M. K. (2022). Taking the lead: A qualitative study of community college presidents learning while leading (Doctoral dissertation). Endicott College, Beverly, MA.

Meraz, A. M. (2022). California community colleges’ journey toward racial equity: Understanding the process of addressing systemic racism (Doctoral dissertation). Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Mohammed, M. (2022). A study of the challenges faced by students who identify as refugees who have experienced interrupted education and trauma (Doctoral dissertation). University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Monts, A. J. (2021). Racial narratives: A sociohistorical analysis of Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Newman, M. L. (2021). Retention of institutional memory amidst the generational shift in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). Walden University, Minneapolis, MN.

Norris, N. Y. (2022). How principals influence, facilitate, and support instructional coaching programs (Doctoral dissertation). Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL.

Nutall, A. M. (2022). A qualitative study on Black girls’ racial disparities and discipline inequities (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Okolo, C. O. (2021). Leadership style as a predictor of job satisfaction: A survey of Texas retail pharmacists (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Owen, I. V. (2021). Fortifying military relationships through stronger families: A program evaluation study (Doctoral dissertation). Northwest University, Kirkland, WA.

Paul, C. A. (2022). One caring adult: Factors affecting teachers’ experiences during social emotional learning implementation (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Phillips, S. P. (2021). Incarceration, education, transformation: The importance of higher education and reentry inside prison walls (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Probst, C. S. (2022). Community sustainability partnerships: An opportunity to advance the goals of communities and universities (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Querubin-Abesamis, N. (2021). A portrait of Filipino learning communities and student success programs at California community colleges: A rapid and critical ethnography (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Rahmat, M. (2022). Compassion-based professional development for educator well-being (Doctoral dissertation). Alliant International University, San Diego, CA.

Regalado, B. M. (2022). School principals as social justice leaders: Principals’ experiences and perceptions of leading special education (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.

Renteria Ramirez, R. (2022). Navegando el doctorado as first-generation Latinx male doctoral students (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Reynoso, Y. (2022). The motherhood penalty: A phenomenological study of the experiences of administrator–mothers in K–12 educational leadership (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.

Rodriguez, B. N. (2021). Liderando con sentimiento y reflexión [Leading with sentiment and reflection]: A cultural conversation in Latina leadership (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Rose, J. B. (2022). Identifying challenges to workforce development education programs in the Department of Continuing Education at rural North Carolina community colleges (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Rossetti, A. M. (2022). “I want to bring other people with me”: Leadership self-efficacy as a moderator of stereotype threat for college students of color at historically white institutions (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Ross Fedrick, M. (2021). Exploring the perceptions and leadership roles of human resources professionals during consolidations in the University System of Georgia: Human resources in search of a strategy (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Saland, E. V. (2021). The narrow miss: A case study of fifth-year bachelor’s degree completion at one private residential college (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Saray, H. R. (2022). Peer mentorship in interdisciplinary STEM education: The underrepresented groups experience (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Sawyer, D. E. (2021). Analyzing the relative influence of social capital on math achievement via student engagement: A structural equation model (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Scarfone, E. M. (2021). Adapting to A.B. 705: A qualitative study of English faculty experiences (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Serecki, A. (2021). Seeing the trees for the forrest: An analysis of novice and experienced teachers’ self-efficacy and stress (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Shepherd, C. R. (2021). A qualitative exploration of faculty motivations influencing their engagement with students at private institutions (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH.

Shin, D. S. (2021). Understanding the experiences of Asian American Side B sexual minority Christians (Doctoral dissertation). Northwest University, Kirkland, WA.

Simone, N. (2021). Creating an online platform to increase access of Peruvian students to U.S. study abroad opportunities: An action research study (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Springer, T. M. (2021). The impact of undergraduate preparation programs on the self-efficacy of novice early elementary teachers in literacy instruction (Doctoral dissertation). Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.

Taon, B. (2021). Reintegrating veterans and military-connected students through intrusive advising (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Tatum, K. (2021). Lessons from an urban underperforming turnaround school (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Taylor, Q. D. L. Starting from within: A case study of current graduate student orientation practices within the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University (Doctoral dissertation). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Thomasee, D. (2022). The Clery Act: Challenges for 2-year postsecondary institutions in Florida (Doctoral dissertation). Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

Torrez Mendoza, S. (2022). Strengths development: An action research study of academic self-efficacy in undecided 1st-year college students (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Traylor, B. L. (2021). Increasing public sector performance through recruitment and retention of nonprofit training association registration (Doctoral dissertation). Capella University, Minneapolis, MN.

Turner, G. E. (2022). Pandemic priorities: Stories of academic motherhood, COVID-19, and navigating faculty life from tenure-track mothers of young children (Doctoral dissertation). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Vance, M. A. (2022). Foot reflexology and type 2 diabetes: Examining HbA1c, perceived stress, coping ability, and sense of coherence (Doctoral dissertation). Walden University, Minneapolis, MN.

van der Linde, J. (2021). Gender expectation loss: Analysis of parent emotional reaction to child’s gender disclosure (Doctoral dissertation). Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, CA.

Viskanta, P. A. (2021). Teachers who collaborate with a professional writing organization: The importance of critical stance (Doctoral dissertation). University of Denver, Denver, CO.

Watanbe, R. (2022). Exploring the impact of an online leadership course on Japanese undergraduate students’ conceptions of leadership (Doctoral dissertation). University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Webb, C. C. (2021). First and only: The lived experiences of executive-level women leaders who broke through the stained-glass ceiling in Christian higher education (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Weber, M. A. (2022). Teacher self-efficacy: Perspectives from teachers and school leaders (Doctoral dissertation). Endicott College, Beverly, MA.

West, H. Y. (2021). Informal STEM programs’ impact on African American and Hispanic students: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Whitaker, D. M. (2022). Exploring the experiences of Black honor students at Ohio State (Doctoral dissertation). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

White, D. E., II. (2021). The student lived experience of mentoring as it relates to spiritual formation in an ethnically diverse Christian college environment: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Wiley, B. A. (2021). Parables of pedagogy and passing: A practitioner study of teaching Africana literature online (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Williams, L. (2022). Relationships of teacher perceptions and racially diverse third grade student achievement: An analysis of ECLS-K:2011 data (Doctoral dissertation). University at Albany, Albany, NY.

Wilson, J. J. (2022). An exploration of a researcher-instructor partnership in implicit racial bias awareness and mitigation in college STEM classrooms (Doctoral dissertation). Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Woolston, R. (2022). Reclaiming power through interpretation: Navigating the emergent American canon in the California State University (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Wray, K. D. (2021). Attentional decision making: Exploring how attentional understanding translates into instructional strategies (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Wright, M. D. (2021). Multiethnic church partnerships: A grounded theory study on the leadership of Chicagoland Christian Church/Church Christ cross-cultural multi-congregations (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Wright-Golightly, S. (2021). Black female scientists matter: Broadening the pathway by removing barriers and increasing allyship (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Yeargin, W. H. (2021). The visibility and accessibility of support services for older adult learners (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Yick-Koppel, J. (2021). Ethnic studies and creating transformative change in California schools (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Yowell, K. Y. (2022). Walking the tightrope: Exploring authenticity of Black women in Fortune 500 companies (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

2020-2021 Academic Year

Adams, S. (2020). A study of at-risk high school students enrolled in a full-time online learning environment (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Alhadhrami, G. M. (2021). Latinx prenursing: The dripping pipeline una pipa con gotas (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Alvarado, L. M. (2020). The invisible wall: A study of formerly incarcerated community college students and stigma (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Andriaccio, K. (2021). How Black students experience school in a predominantly White suburban high school: A phenomenological study to examine student perceptions of self-efficacy, feelings of belongingness, and perceived educational opportunity (Doctoral dissertation). St. John’s University, Queens, NY.

Angulo, J. (2021). Intracultural bullying among Latinx high school students: Building safe learning communities through cultural wealth leadership (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Ariyo, O. A. (2020). Examining the impact of a restorative justice practice implementation on school climate in an urban high school in the state of California (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Armstrong, A. M. (2021). A qualitative study examining teachers’ perspectives on the impact of unstructured play (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Athanasiou, J. (2020). Understanding the impact of cocurricular programming on identity development, involvement, and engagement of online students (Doctoral dissertation). George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

Avila, A. R. (2020). Women of Color resist, lead, thrive: An exploration of race, gender, and feminism in women’s centers (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Ayers, C. K. (2020). The effects of student-teacher relationships on male students’ sense of belonging in the urban high school classroom (Doctoral dissertation). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Bailous, J. (2021). Exploring racial identity and academic self-concept in African American community college students: A mixed methods study (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Bain, I. N. (2021). Performance-based incentives relative to organizational objectives in the unionized railroad industry (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Baldwin, K. (2021). Mentoring matters: Exploring the relationship between formal staff mentoring and academic self-efficacy (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Barland-Franklin, M. (2021). Postsecondary students with disabilities: Experiences of self-determination and accommodations on college campuses (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Bass, T. M. (2021). Examining the professional disposition among community-based sexuality educators (Doctoral dissertation). Widener University, Chester, PA.

Batallones, J. (2020). A narrative inquiry: Decolonizing practices with Filipino students at a community college in Hawaiʻi (Doctoral dissertation). University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.

Bautista, S. M. (2020). Hope for the future: An exploratory qualitative study on Latinx community college students aspiring to become K-12 teachers (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Beavers, A. (2020). How they stay in college: A qualitative study on the staying-in-college behaviors of students in the posse program (Doctoral dissertation). Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Beches, E. (2021). Content area teachers’ experiences teaching English learners: A qualitative case study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Bonilla Murillo, E. (2020). The experience of online sense of community of students and how it affects their decision to withdraw from online education (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Bonita Rodriguez, D. (2021). Economically disadvantaged student growth in mathematics: A quasi-experimental study (Doctoral Dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Boskovich, L. (2020). The labyrinth of autism: Heuristic journeys of fathers who have a child on the autism spectrum (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Bottoms, M. J. (2020). Chief diversity officers’ organizational legitimacy and their incorporation into the structure of predominantly White institutions (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Bradshaw, D. (2020). Proactive design and inclusive practices: Universal design for learning in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Bridges, R. D. (2021). Examining positive outcomes: What makes Black learning communities so successful (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Brooks, S. (2020). So why did it matter? A mixed-methods exploration into the impact of the Mandarin immersion journey for alumni of preschool to 8th grade schools (Doctoral dissertation). Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH.

Brophy-Felbab, S. M. (2020). Community college success of students with disabilities (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Busch, D. K. (2020). Leadership in volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environments (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Calderon, R. (2020). An analysis of classroom teachers’ perceptions about the referral process in special education (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Carter, A. (2021). The lived experiences of African American males in schools: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Castillo, R. A. (2020). A quantitative analysis of math course structures and outcomes in response to assembly bill 705 for incoming students with disabilities at a California community college (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Chaffe, A. (2020). Queer theatre festivals: Sites of queer community building, learning, and activism and leadership (Doctoral dissertation). University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada.

Cirioni, F. A. (2021). Needing more to restore: A case study on utilizing a restorative justice curriculum to address campus sexual misconduct cases in U.S. higher education (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.

Clark, D. L. (2021). Social justice inside-out of higher ed: Career commitments to marginalized populations (Doctoral dissertation). Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA.

Connatser, C. (2021). Assessing employee retention in the hospitality industry: An examination of the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s registered apprenticeship program (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Craner, K. (2021). Factors and initiatives in community college student attrition: A qualitative analysis (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Crigger, M. (2021). Leading climate action planning: A case study of local community practices (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Crowley, N. L. (2021). The impact of religiosity and sexual scripts on Christian women advocating sexual agency (Doctoral dissertation). Northwest University, Kirkland, WA.

Curto, J. J. (2021). Are Division I college football stadiums prepared for an active shooter incident? A thematic analysis of preparedness (Doctoral dissertation). Troy University, Montgomery, AL.

Dangtuw, A. (2021). Strategies exemplary mental health leaders use to stay grounded while working with veterans (Doctoral dissertation). Brandman University, Irvine, CA.

Day, E. (2021). Perceptions about the importance of physical education: An exploratory case study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Deitz, M. E. (2020). The lived experiences of student-athletes coping with season ending injuries (Doctoral dissertation). Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

De Long, S. (2020). Developing trust in a cross-functional workgroup: Assessing the effectiveness of a communication intervention (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Dennehy, D. A. (2021). Educate, agitate, organize: Grassroots Dalit educators transforming learning in South India (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C. (2020). Grit: A mixed methods study of community college student athletes (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Dileone, C. (2020). The experiences of daughters caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s disease at home: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Dinh, K. N. (2021). Racial diversity intelligence: A leadership model for employee retention (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Doria, M. J. (2021). Bidimensional assessment of youth mental health: Evaluation of the California Healthy Kids Survey as a measure of youth subjective well-being (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Dries, K. (2020). “I’m a feminist but”: Stories from student affairs womxn (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Eck, D. (2020). Why they stay: Variables associated with commitment among student affairs professionals (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Ellis, T. (2021). Increased student engagement by academic achievement and retention with transformative learning pedagogy (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Emry Ortiz, H. (2020). The impact of the developing HSI grant on Hispanic-serving institutions: A mixed methods analysis (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Erpelo, L. (2020). Kababayan of care: Growing our own connectedness, consciousness, and collective story (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Farinella, J. J. (2020). Paving pathways: Generating a better understanding of the transitional experiences of foster care alumni pursuing graduate education (Doctoral dissertation). Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

Ferrer, M. (2020). A love letter written on bamboo: Centering educators’ narratives on restorative justice (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Fierro, D. (2021). Promising outcomes: Institutional impact on full-time, low-income, and first-time Latinx college students (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Fleming, J. L. (2020). The influence of women in student affairs on the socially responsible leadership development of undergraduate men (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Fournier, P. P. (2020). The impact of mindful compassion practices on the mental health and stress of middle school students (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Fowler, S. (2021). Practices associated with California community colleges’ Latinx career education completion rates (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Freels, K. E. (2021). An analysis of donor motivation at a California community college (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Garcha, R. (2021). The perception of first-generation community college students with regards to the academic impact of student support services: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). Brandman University, Irvine, CA.

Garcia, F. (2021). A transcendental phenomenology of homeless parenting youth in a Clackamas County rehousing program: Examining their lived experiences and educational prospects (Doctoral dissertation). University of Portland, Portland, OR.

Garg, R. (2021). The efficacy of administrators in promoting STEM education: A qualitative descriptive study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Garrett, J. (2020). Transforming orientation: Comparing the effects of a mandatory orientation program and an optional orientation program on transfer student success (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Ghaznavi, A. (2020). Student services practitioners’ perceptions of student basic needs as related to food and housing insecurities (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Gillette, S. L. (2021). A prima facie approach to ethics in law enforcement: A phenomenological study of municipal police chiefs resolving moral dilemmas within their command (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Golergant, J. (2021). The influence of learning clusters on first-generation, first-year students’ persistence (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Grayson, A. E. (2020). The relationship between gendered racial identity and the academic success of African American women enrolled in community college (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Greene, M. D. (2020). Life roles influence on occupational choice: The career development process for nontraditional community college students (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Habacivch, W. T. (2021). An inquiry into veteran entrepreneurship (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.

Hadley, L. W. (2021). Lived experiences of teachers in Christian schools: A qualitative phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Hammond Dempsey, C. (2021). Impact of professional development on the behavior management approach of middle school teachers (Doctoral dissertation). University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Harnish, A. (2021). Achievement of English language learners: A quantitative ex post facto quasi-experimental study (Doctoral Dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Hartman, S. (2021). Everyone has an opinion: An action research report to enhance the presidential search process (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Hermansdorfer, P. A. (2020). Perceptions of student organization advisors regarding hazing and antihazing law (Doctoral dissertation). Marshall University, Huntington, WV.

Hernandez, L. (2021). Teachers successfully educating historically underserved students (Doctoral dissertation). Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.

Holmes, M. (2020). Principal school leadership influence on school climate and culture: A quantitative study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Horrell, L. (2021). Teacher perceptions of deeper learning in middle schools with one-to-one technology (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Horton, S. E., III. (2021). Inclusive processes utilizing the universal design framework in sexual harassment policies and procedures (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Houghton, J. G. (2021). Veterans treating veterans: Positive perceptions of potential therapeutic alliances (Doctoral dissertation). Northwest University, Kirkland, WA.

Hsieh, A. (2020). Examining the relationship between international students’ academic achievement and faculty interaction: A quantitative study (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Hsieh, K. (2021). Educationally resilient college students and their experiences with housing insecurity (Doctoral dissertation). Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.

Hubert-Pegram, M. (2020). The impact of mentoring on novice school principals: A qualitative case study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Hurtado, H. (2020). Symbolically closer to Mesoamerican permaculture design: A critical action research study of service learning leaders for sustainability pedagogy and social justice in learning and career pathways (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Ihejirika, C. (2020). Critical evaluation of Nigeria’s pension reform act of 2004: Focus on the contributory pension scheme (CPS) (Doctoral Dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

James, J. L. (2021). Systemic functional linguistics in the community college composition class: A multimodal approach to teaching composition using the metalanguage of SFL (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Jimenez, B. L. (2021). Assessing prevalence rates and clinical impairment of orthorexia nervosa in a U.S. population (Doctoral dissertation). Northwest University, Kirkland, WA.

Keung, C.-C. (2021). Navigating change for new college presidents: A phenomenological study of community college presidents leading change during their first 5 years (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Kim, B. S. (2021). Implementation and evaluation of the Ottawa ankle rules in pediatric orthopedic triage (Doctoral dissertation). University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.

King, A. M. (2020). A qualitative investigation of school counselors’ experiences in participation in professional learning communities (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.

Krajewski Lockwood, D. (2020). The future is female: STEAM education analysis (Doctoral dissertation). University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Kusko, V. (2020). Allocating opportunity: The role and impact of school counselors in promoting access to AP coursework (Doctoral dissertation). University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.

Lerer, S. I. (2021). Exploring the perceptions of first-generation college students with strengths-based development experiences (Doctoral dissertation). Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Lewis Pugh, C. D. (2021). Opinions, attitudes, and self-efficacy of secondary school counselors in ramp and non-ramp designated schools and their work with students with disabilities (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.

London, M. (2020). Toward a culturally responsive positive behavioral interventions and supports program: The impact of teacher interpretations of misbehavior on overrepresentation in office discipline referrals for Black male students (Doctoral dissertation). Widener University, Chester, PA.

Long, A. M. (2021). Using stigma and optimism as predictors of disclosure self-efficacy in African American women living with herpes simplex virus type-2 (Doctoral dissertation). Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Lopes, J. S. (2020). School-to-prison pipeline: Educators’ perspective on their role in the pipeline (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Loveless, B. F. (2021). Understanding the benefits of experiential learning for executive leader development: A mixed methods approach (Doctoral dissertation). University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Lucero, D. D. (2021). Keeping up with the kinders: Supporting the developmental needs of young children to prepare them for the primary grades (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Lusk, B. B. (2020). Influence of faculty interaction on undergraduate online student outcomes: A quantitative analysis of faculty interaction in fully online programs (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Lynch, K. (2021). A qualitative study on attention restoration theory and stress in adult learners (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Mac Fallon, J. (2020). Becoming minority serving: Understanding how institutional agents transform their institutions to better serve target student populations (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Magtira-Cruz, F. N. (2020). A narrative study examining the effects of colonialism and belonging on Filipinx American students’ academic success in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Majam-Finch, D. (2021). Breaking barriers and changing the narrative: Asian American Pacific Islander women in higher education leadership (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Maklary, S. A. (2021). A hermeneutic phenomenological study: Experiences of senior executives’ decision making on transformational initiatives in a Fortune 100 company (Doctoral dissertation). Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Martinez, J. A. (2021). High school instructional coaches and their cultural impact on teacher development (Doctoral dissertation). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL.

Martinez Ortega, S. (2020). Voices of indigenous Triqui resistance: Indigeneity and schooling in rural California (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Mathur, S. K. (2021). Understanding the lived experiences of autistic adults (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

McAdara, J. P. (2020). The infinisphere: Expanding existing electroacoustic sound principles by means of an original design application specifically for trombone (Doctoral dissertation). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign County, IL.

McDonagh, E. T. (2021). “We were the outcasts”: Academic identity in Latinx continuation high school students (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Meaux, L. (2020). The multiracial undergraduate and graduate student experience (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Mejia, N. (2020). Grinding harder than a molcajete: A qualitative study of Latina charter school principals (Doctoral dissertation). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Melgoza, M. (2020). Moving beyond the self: Veteran early childhood education leaders reconceptualize family engagement (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Mendes, M. (2020). Project manager’s leadership skills to manage team members from different nationalities in the United Arab Emirates (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Mestas, S. M. (2021). The impact of counseling intervention using career assessment with undecided students in a California community college (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Meyer, P. H. (2021). Political ideology and black-and-white thinking (Doctoral dissertation). Northwest University, Kirkland, WA.

Miller McCarty, K. S. (2021). Job satisfaction in fraternity and sorority advising (Doctoral dissertation). Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Miner, S. L. (2021). Influences on study abroad students’ intrapersonal development (Doctoral dissertation). Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Mitchem, N. (2021). Transformational and servant leadership in health and wellness: Qualitative phenomenological case study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Moody, C. L. (2021). Resident student attitudes and feelings of safety on concealed carry campuses (Doctoral dissertation). The George Washington University, Washington, D. C.

Mooring, M. D. (2021). The role of school social work in addressing trauma among culturally diverse youth (Doctoral dissertation). Capella University, Minneapolis, MN.

Morrow, N. (2021). Autochthonous and introduced stories of biomass value: Measuring resilience outcomes of enset and eucalyptus as green assets in three representative smallholder farm systems of Ethiopia (Doctoral dissertation). University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD.

Merino Contino, D. (2020). Using identity-conscious approaches for case management of an early alert program at a small liberal arts college (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Morse, M. (2020). Making a difference through collaboration: A case study exploring cross-functional collaboration within an urban high school in the Northeastern United States (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Moskowitz Kauffman, S. (2021). Community college professors’ perceptions of open educational resources and their impact on student success and social justice in education: An instrumental case study (Doctoral dissertation). Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Murphy, J. C. (2021). Narratives of intersectional identities: Women leaders in U.S. higher education settings (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Nabong, Y.-R. (2020). Financial aid directors’ perceptions on servant leadership and role in student outcomes (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Nygren, B. V. (2021). Employee standardization for interchangeability across states: An improvement study (Doctoral dissertation). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Obomeghie, J. (2021). A narrative analysis exploring perceptions of leadership among hourly workers in hotels in the southwestern United States (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

O’Connell, T. L. (2021). Creating transformational opportunities for college student supplemental instruction leaders to thrive during COVID: An action research study (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Orisio, B. A. (2021). Phenomenological study of barriers and support systems of California female superintendents (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Ostrander, S. (2020). A quantitative study examining transformational leadership practices of principals and teacher morale (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Page-Broughton, M. (2020). “I know who I am today”: Experiences and reflections of system-involved youth (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Palma, C. G. (2021). Mitigating risks for youth in at-risk living conditions through school-based protective factors (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Pane, A. N. (2021). They’re still reading that? Examining the factors that influence the text selection practices of high school English teachers (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Parikh, R. (2021). Doing the Indian thing: The influence of contrasting belief systems on the decision making and development of second-generation Asian Indian American college students (Doctoral dissertation). University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD.

Paulson, A. D. (2020). The effectiveness of blended learning for historically underrepresented high school students (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Pipkins, J. C. (2021). Proactive advising and its impact on Black students: A qualitative study (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Pittman, M. E. (2021). Framing inequity: A qualitative study understanding how superintendents frame equity efforts for Black students in New York State suburban schools (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Prajapati, N. (2021). The role of art courses for underrepresented STEM transfer students pursuing STEM degrees at a four-year university: A quantitative study (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Rambow, A. (2020). Accuracy and quality of open educational resources: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Redmond-Sovie, M. (2020). The impact of regional and international law on domestic abortion law: A case study of Sierra Leone (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Reichwald, S. (2021). Preparing for A1335: Implementing an LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum (Doctoral dissertation). Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ.

Reynolds, T. (2021). Defining and measuring camp: Camper theory of essential camp experiences and the camp experiences exposure scale (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Richter, N. (2020). An exploration of learning English as a second language in Korea (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Robinson, E. L. (2020). Use of digital technology in high school leadership: A qualitative study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Robinson, L. (2020). Positioning and repositioning: Developing teacher identities for a more positive positioning of students learning English (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Robinson, T. D. (2021). A case-study exploring the influence of servant leadership in pastoring Black churches in the Baptist World Alliance (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, IN.

Rosson, I. (2021). Effective instructional strategies for adolescent English language learners: A qualitative phenomenological hermeneutic study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Sadres, E. (2020). Self-efficacy of competencies and training needs for coaches in Israel: A quantitative correlational study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Salazar, C. (2020). Collective resistance in higher education: A participatory action study with & for undocumented college students in Virginia (Doctoral dissertation). University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD.

Salcedo, N. (2020). “I know I can count on them”: A program evaluation of an undocumented student resource center (Doctoral dissertation). Mariposa University, San Francisco, CA.

Samedy, M. (2020). Maryland’s historically Black colleges and universities: In pursuit of equity in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). The City University of New York, New York, NY.

Sánchez, B. (2020). “It’s a beautiful blessing and a twisted truth”: A collective testimonio of tenure-track Latina faculty in higher education and student affairs programs (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University, Bloomington, Bloomington, IN.

Sandifer, A. (2021). Phenomenological study on the impact of servant leadership on establishing a culture of high performance as perceived by principals of Native American schools (Doctoral dissertation). Brandman University, Irvine, CA.

Sarpong, E. K. (2020). Ghanaian immigrants in the United States and their responses to servant leadership: A quantitative correlational study on leadership and culture (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Schneider, J. (2020). On matters of feedback: Supporting the online grading feedback process with web-based, collaborative comment banks (Doctoral dissertation). University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Scott, C. B. (2021). Practitioner inquiry: Supporting teachers during a national pandemic (Doctoral dissertation). University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Seal, A. B. (2020). Forces influencing small-medium sized employer decisions when choosing worker protection (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.

Secker, B. E. (2021). A quasi-experimental study on co-taught student learning in a flipped classroom (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Shackelford, D. W. (2021). Emotional labor in teaching: Across socioeconomic bounds and through crisis (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Sheehan, J. (2020). Implementing a dog therapy component into an anxiety reduction workshop for first-generation students within a university counseling center: An action research study (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Shoaff, R. E., Jr. (2021). The salience of host-cultural language acquisition for English-as-a-first-language speaking leaders of cross-cultural organizations (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Shuaibe-Peters, H. M. (2020). Black women leaders in early childhood education: Understanding our ethic of care (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Shuford, V. (2021). Examining the effects of item-writing flaws on clinical therapeutic examinations in pharmacy education (Doctoral dissertation). Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Simpson, J. (2021). Factors in college persistence for Black men attending a predominantly White institution: A study of lived experiences (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Simpson, L. (2021). Implementing poetry inside out to foster the development of voice in multilingual learners (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Smith, J. (2021). A mixed-methods case study of PBIS and behavior management in classrooms: Does PBIS implementation affect test scores? (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Somers, B. (2020). Beyond one-size-fits-all: Exploring the needs of women veterans in transition to community college (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Stewart, A. J. (2020). Sense of belonging in digital spaces (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA.

Stinsolotti, S. R. (2021). A mixed-methods exploration of informal educational leaders and their impact on school climate (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Stroud, C. H. (2021). Impact of reading interventions on reading growth across genders: A quantitative study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Symonds, S. (2020). Been there, done that: Peer coaching and cultural wealth (Doctoral dissertation). Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Timm, S. (2020). Charles Taylor and authentic leadership theory: A hermeneutical analysis (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Torrence, C. E. J. (2021). Older staff workers thriving in the university environment: An action research study (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Tovo, F. T. (2020). Talanoa a mana: Validating Oceania voices in a Pacific studies learning community (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Truitt, J. M. (2020). Parents’ perceptions of kindergarten readiness skills: A qualitative case study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Tudor, K. (2021). Communication and trust in higher education: A qualitative study of how leadership communication shapes faculty trust in administrators (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Valencia, B. T. (2020). California elected city council women of color: Building a collaborative vision with inclusive voice (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Van Wolvelear, L. A. W. (2021). A phenomenological study of student motivation with gamification in online accounting (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Velez-Cruz, R. J. (2020). Impact of self-care on burnout, compassion, satisfaction, and secondary traumatic stress among higher education faculty members (Doctoral dissertation). Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.

Ver Steeg, J. A. (2021). Queering online learning: Using Zoom as platform for LGBTQ leadership training and identity development (Doctoral dissertation). University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

Vonny Lee, A. Centering African American student voice: Community college study abroad transformation and intercultural competency attainment (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Wakeman, R. (2021). The relationship between undergraduate students’ academic motivation and cocurricular involvement at a Midwest Christian university (Doctoral dissertation). Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.

Walker, C. M. (2021). Leadership that transforms: Developing equity-minded faculty leaders in a Hispanic-serving community college (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Walters, M. R. (2021). A correlational study on the retention, persistence, and academic success of African American male community college students: Importance of intersectionality (Doctoral Dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Weissberg, M. W. (2021). Learning style preferences of generational cohorts in law enforcement: A quantitative study (Doctoral dissertation). American College of Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Westwood, M. K. (2021). The experiences of United States-educated language minority students in transfer-level English courses at a California community college (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

White, K. D. (2020). “Get into good trouble!” Giving our democracy new meaning by changing the perspectives and climate of civic education through civic engagement (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA.

Wiltz, A. D. (2021). The relationship between on-campus crime and student retention (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Xing, J. (2021). An examination of Chinese adolescents’ resilience and their perceptions of parental and peer attachment (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Yoon, L. (2021). Stepping into the light: Asian American educators’ pathways to the principalship in K-12 public schools (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Young, J. (2020). Leadership in the state arts agency: A complexity perspective (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Yuille, J. A.-A. (2021). The implications of becoming a scholar and knowledge creator: The experiences of Vanguard doctoral students at a Christian institution (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Zarazua, D. (2020). Creating healthy high school teacher-student relationships through an ethic of care (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Zubi, H. (2020). Let the children come to me: Accommodating and embracing Catholic high school students with intellectual disabilities (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

2019-2020 Academic Year

Abustan, P. (2020). Alternative worldmaking of intersectional disability justice and queer critical race feminists found in an elementary school: A critical intersectional feminist ethnography (Doctoral dissertation). Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Alvarado-Young, K. M. (2020). Hispanic-serving institutions as supporters of Latinx vertical transfer (Doctoral dissertation). Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.

Alvarez, A. N. (2020). The missing gap: Effectively progress monitoring students with disabilities (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Arrowood, R. J. (2020). The suit must fit: How exploring the transformational experiences of graduate professional studies faculty transitioning to online instruction can inform higher education policy on online teaching (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Asante, R. (2019). Relationship of organizational structures in higher education to risk management (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Atkinson, A. (2020). A feminist phenomenological study of the lived experiences of women senior student affairs officers at women’s colleges (Doctoral dissertation). Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Barbee, L. (2020). Teaching collaborative learning skills to students in a flipped statistics class: An action research study (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Barthelmess, C. R. (2020). Teaching antiracism: Designing transformational curriculum to engage White evangelical college men in their racial and religious identity development (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Biasi, I. (2020). The relationship between anxiety levels and nutrient intake in undergraduate college students (Master’s thesis). Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Boateng, A. (2019). A case study of equity and student experience in a California community college (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Bonilla, D. (2020). Experienced pediatric oncology nurses using self-reflective practices in the clinical setting: A descriptive phenomenological investigation (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Bowens, A. B. (2020). A grounded theory exploration of the influences of Christian worldview development in a homeschool environment (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Boymook, N. J. (2020). Creating an antiracist culture at a predominantly White evangelical seminary (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Bruce, B. (2019). A phenomenological study in higher education board member bequeathing (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Bruno, N. C. (2019). Cooking self-efficacy, knowledge, and skills among foster adolescents participating in a nutrition cooking class (Master’s thesis). Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Burnside, A. (2019). The relationship between South Carolina’s merit-based financial aid and college completion (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Carrancho, C. L. (2020). First-generation Filipino American perceptions of pursuing the American dream through higher education (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Chang, C. Y.-C. (2020). Asian Americans and race-conscious admissions: Examining racial consciousness (Doctoral dissertation). University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Christensen, L. (2020). A narrative inquiry: Exploring ritual and engaging God as a counterintuitive approach to posttraumatic growth (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Clapp, D. T. (2020). To form a more perfect union: The influence of the physical environment on students’ sense of campus community in a renovated college union building (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Coleman, L. E. (2020). The development of social capital for Black males at a predominantly White institution through involvement in an all-male, predominantly Black organization (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Cookus, J. M. (2020). Analysis of the YLS/CMI risk assessment and recidivism prediction for justice-involved youth (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.

Cox, M. D. (2019). Leading school administration team meetings toward clarity and coherence: An analysis of practice of the six-element funnel protocol (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Cuenza-Uvas, A. D. (2020). Voices from the Pacific: Narratives of Pacific Islander students attending a California community college (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Curtis, C. A. (2020). The power of schools: Educational experiences and relationships as mitigating factors for opioid misuse (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Danovitch, R. N. (2020). Powerful voicings: The exercise of voice at an anarchist-inspired alternative school (Doctoral dissertation). Columbia University, New York City, NY.

Decarvalho, F. M. (2019). Food insecurity among graduate students: Impact, factors, and academic success (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Deneal, D. (2019). Level 5 leadership and pastoral effectiveness: A study of lead pastors’ level 5 leadership score to church growth indicators (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Dommer, K. (2019). Special education administrators meet common core (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

D’Oyley, A. (2020). Leading transformative change: Redesigning community college advising systems (Doctoral dissertation). Regis College, Weston, MA.

Duda, R. A. (2019). Parent and teacher perceptions of engagement during Grade 8 (Doctoral dissertation). Endicott College, Beverly, MA.

Durham, L. M. (2019). Stakeholders and political capital: Influence on presidential communication in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Espinosa Cordoba, T. (2020). “Grass doesn’t grow faster because you pull it”: The way and the journey of becoming an inquiry teacher (Doctoral dissertation). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL.

Fields, C. A. (2020). Authentic inclusion through racial identity development (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Fitch-Collins, M. L. (2019). Understanding the potential influence of supervision and professional development experiences on the self-efficacy of nonacademic middle managers in higher education: A qualitative case study (Doctoral dissertation). Northcentral University, San Diego, CA.

Fuoco, C. K. (2019). Moral courage and the school librarian: A pragmatic approach to professional ethics (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Green, C. N. (2020). Re-envisioning environmental print: Reading and writing across multiple literacy spaces (Doctoral dissertation). University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

Grimmett, B. (2020). How presidents and provosts of color at predominantly White institutions navigate their universities (Doctoral dissertation). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Guida, T. F. (2020). White college women, race, and place matters: White undergraduate women’s experiences and perceptions of whiteness at UCLA (Doctoral dissertation). University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Hellerich, K. D. (2020). (Re)framing relationships: A mixed-methods study inviting caring to support trauma-affected students (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Herrington, M. J. (2020). Perceptions of principals’ emotional intelligence and transformational leadership ability (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Hoogendoorn, D. (2019). Accommodation access by Southern California community college students with specific learning disabilities (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Howard, L. D. (2020). College success and geography: An analysis of contributing factors that determine college academic achievement and persistence of Black males (Doctoral dissertation). Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.

Hughes, B. (2019). The effect of place attachment on Christian calling to non-local missions (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Hughes, M. (2020). Keeping the faith: The organizational saga of Anderson University from 1995-2015 (Doctoral dissertation). University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE.

Ireland, C. (2020). Racial profiling in education: A study of teacher perceptions of students in special education (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Jenkins, T. L. (2019). Herstory: A qualitative examination of the experiences of African American women senior student affairs officers at land-grant institutions (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN.

Johnson, K. (2020). Racial equity is everyone’s responsibility: A critical action research study on building institutional capacity to take antiracist action (Doctoral dissertation). Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Jones, S. T. (2020). Black women student affairs professionals: The trifecta threat to navigating wellness (Doctoral dissertation). Benedictine University, Lisle, IL.

Jones, S. B. (2019). The effects of resource dependency on decisions by university public service administrators for service to the state through local government training (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Kelley, J. (2020). A phenomenological study of Black male managers’ perceptions of the availability of leadership and advancement opportunities at Fortune 1000 companies (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Kovich, M. K. (2020). Application of the PERMA model of well-being to undergraduate students (Doctoral dissertation). Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Kuo, B. (2019). Medical sitter use: Falls risk, general safety, and efficient use of resources (Doctoral dissertation). Frontier Nursing University, Clearfield, KY.

Lin, X. (2020). How the group leaders of lesson preparation groups facilitate group learning and reflective practice in Chinese public high schools (Doctoral dissertation). Columbia University, New York, NY.

Locke, S. J. (2019). Investigating the relationship between socioeconomic conditions and smarter balanced growth in Connecticut public school districts (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Lowery, H. (2020). A phenomenological study of Latino English learner educational experiences: Understanding English as a second language service models and feelings of academic success (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Lozolla, A. (2019). The power of partnership: Understanding the dynamic of co-teaching pairs (Doctoral dissertation). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Marselian, Z. M. (2020). La maestra’s circle of care: Studying the impact of an integrated service model on the health and well-being of vulnerable populations (Doctoral dissertation). University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Martin Brown, C. (2019). She will not be silent: A hermeneutic investigation of female learners in online continuing education (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Maurer, A. (2019). Teaching job interviewing skills to high school students with autism spectrum disorder using video modeling (Doctoral dissertation). Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX.

Maxwell-Wilson, S. (2020). The lived experiences of employees who have been bullied in faith-centered organizations (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

McCafferty, A. (2019). Using activity-based costing to inform resource allocation (Doctoral dissertation). Clemson University, Clemson, SC.

Mealey, J. (2019). Association between parental self-efficacy and parental expectations on student achievement for low-income and minority students (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Morse, M. (2020). A turnaround network (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Moses, M. W., II. (2020). “It’s so gross, but familiar”: A campus’ racial past, present, and undergraduate experiences with on-campus and online racisms (Doctoral dissertation). University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Newson, R. A. (2020). Navy Seals – crossing cultures: Cross-cultural competence and decision styles (Doctoral dissertation). University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Onwuegbuchunam, L. (2019). A phenomenological exploration of the lived experiences of Canadian nurses on the role of moral courage in their nursing practice and organizational culture (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Pochintesta, M. F. (2020). School district superintendent entry: A study of superintendent experiences in entry, planning, preparation, and implementation (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Purcell, S. (2020). Straight from the source: Black college presidents tell their stories (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Ramsey, R. M. B. (2020). Teenchangers, adolescent accounts of their executive functioning skills in participatory action research (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Reed, E. (2019). What works? Supporting students from urban school districts at a Midwestern university (Doctoral dissertation). Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.

Rembiesa, D. (2020). Community college faculty experiences with dual enrollment students (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH.

Sharp, S. (2020). A dramaturgical analysis of Black women graduate students’ social media use as a space for reclamation, resistance, and healing (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Smith, L. A. (2019). Makerspace use by adults: An intersectional approach (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Smith-Alexander, J. N. (2020). Until superheroes learn how to use their power: Exploring the triple consciousness of African American male students identified as dis/abled (Doctoral dissertation). Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.

Spencer, G. D., Jr. (2019). Understanding industry-HBCU programs targeted at increasing diversity in STEM career fields (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Springer, J. (2019). Necessary resilience: Experiences of African American men athletes in community colleges (Doctoral dissertation). Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.

Tirado, R. (2019). Governance and leadership in Hispanic Christian Churches/Churches of Christ: A narrative inquiry of leadership in the Midwest United States (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Tompkins, L. E. (2020). Exploring academic advising and graduation at a small, private, liberal arts, religiously affiliated institution (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Turner, B. (2020). A phenomenological exploration of the influences of career persistence in seasoned student affairs practitioners (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Varquez, P. (2020). Career counseling and decision making for Latinx transfer students (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Wallace, P. A. M. (2020). Understanding how first-generation African American women undergraduate students navigate their collegiate experience through cocurricular programs at one Ivy institution (Doctoral dissertation). Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ.

Wedoud, M. Y. A. (2020). A single case study exploring male millennial leaders’ perceptions of women as leaders in a large Mauritanian organization (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, IN.

White, B. C. (2020). Perceptions of aspiring school leaders: Scenario-based simulations and their impact on school principal efficacy (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Wint, K. M. (2020). The beginning: Exploring educational experiences of Black boys in state-funded preschools (Doctoral dissertation). Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ.

Xu, K. (2019). Deep learning models for image-based disease classification and assistive technology related to Alzheimer’s disease (Doctoral dissertation). Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Yourous, K. E. (2020). Examining the role of on-campus experiences: A phenomenological study of persistence for limited-residency doctoral students (Doctoral dissertation). Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.

2018-2019 Academic Year

Barker, D. (2019). Exploring programmatic and instructional practices aimed at promoting second language acquisition in emergent bilinguals: An analysis of practice (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Bassett, J. (2019). Vicarious trauma in higher education for those engaged with sexual misconduct (Title IX) cases (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Bastoni, A. (2019). Examining the connection between self-determination theory and the flexible time model (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Bhatia, A. K. (2019). Fostering an entrepreneurial mindset in selective MBA programs (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Blake, M. (2018). The use of contemplative pedagogy and practices among community college faculty: A case study (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Branham, D. S. (2018). Designing for global learning in the community college: A multiple case study (Doctoral dissertation). Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Cabello, C. A. (2018). Latinx/a/o higher education administrators: A narrative study of their experiences encountering and responding to racial bias incidents (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Clark, A. (2019). Fostering equitable learning opportunities for middle school students in special education by reducing their discipline disproportionality rates (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Cox, K. (2019). Integrating an innovative organizational culture with cultural intelligence in multicultural teams: A case study of an international student team (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Davidson, B. D. (2019). Finding chazown: The role of coaching in the discernment of calling (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Edwards, B. J. (2019). Unheard voices: A phenomenological exploration of the lived experiences of LGBTQIA+ center practitioners in U.S. higher education (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Gasper, K. A. (2018). Writing ourselves into existence: A spoken word artist’s autoethnography of a liberatory hip-hop pedagogy (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Gibson, A. B., Jr. (2019). Beyond the promise: Examining the experiences of young men of color who persist through community college Promise programs (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Gueci, V. (2018). Recovery 101: Providing peer-to-peer support to students in recovery (Doctoral dissertation). Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Holland, A. A. (2018). Decoding a new age of informal learning: Describing public pedagogy for the web (Doctoral dissertation). Hamline University, St. Paul, MN.

Hughes, B. (2019). The effect of place attachment on Christian calling to non-local missions (Doctoral dissertation). Johnson University, Online.

Kao, C. I. (2019). Asian American student engagement on college campuses (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Madore, C. (2019). Professional standards for educational leaders, job satisfaction, and turnover intent (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Navarro Martel, M. A. (2018). A critical examination of dual-language science educators: Ideology, pedagogy, access, and equity (Doctoral dissertation). Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, and San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Peters, A. B. (2018). Doctoral students in the virtual world: Online EdD students’ program experiences and outcomes (Doctoral dissertation). Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

Pogorzelski, E. (2018). The connection between the design of the culminating clinical experience and preservice teacher self-efficacy (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Polec, A. (2019). The role of chief marketing officers in higher education: Leveraging bureaucratic and network power to effect change (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Riggs, E. (2019). The off-campus living experience of independent commuter students (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Sheriff, D. (2019). Best practices for using nontraditional funding models in the nonprofit sector of southern British Columbia: A case study approach (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Spencer, D., Jr. (2019). “Like a unicorn”: A narrative inquiry exploring the leadership experiences of undergraduate Black men (Doctoral dissertation). Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

Taberski, M. (2019). Perceived competencies, education, and experience needed to be an effective dean of students in United States higher education (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Varnalis-Weigle, A. S. (2019). Materials experience and the studio artist: A mixed-method approach (Doctoral dissertation). Simmons University, Boston, MA.

Vigue, E. H. (2019). How secondary students experience the connection between visual and linguistic metaphors (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Watkins, A. L. (2019). Facilitating sustainable professional development programs: A phenomenological study of the use of online professional development (Doctoral dissertation). Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Webb, M. K. (2018). The impact of consumerism on student learning in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL.

Welch, C. E. (2019). Factors affecting postsecondary enrollment among Vermont high school graduates: A logistic regression analysis (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Willis, C. B. (2019). Examining the relationship of administrative support on early career special education teachers’ retention decisions (Doctoral dissertation). Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

2017-2018 Academic Year

Armitage, A. S. (2018). Outcomes of tuition resets at small, private, not-for-profit institutions (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Bacal, J. B. (2018). Understanding the reasons for and results of institutional studies on the status of female undergraduates on campus: Three case studies of elite universities (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Barcenas Jaimez, G. (2017). Child-centered play therapy with Latina/o children exhibiting school behavior problems: Comparative effects of delivery by Spanish-speaking and English-speaking counselors (Doctoral dissertation). University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

Bernstein, S. (2017). How low-income status interacts with new mothers’ awareness and usage of the New Jersey paid family leave policy (Doctoral dissertation). Columbia University, New York, NY.

Bonner, K. R. (2018). Making sense of belonging for Black undergraduate men on a predominantly White campus (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Brownbridge, J. D. (2018). Effective leadership practices for model continuation high schools: A qualitative study (Doctoral dissertation). University of La Verne, La Verne, CA.

Buchanan, S. (2018). The lived experience of middle school students engaged in student-driven inquiry: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Colmenares, E. E. (2018). Affect(ing) the theory-practice gap in social justice teacher education: Exploring student teachers’ “stuck moments” (Doctoral dissertation). Columbia University, New York, NY.

Davari, A. (2017). Iranian leadership ideals: A culturally based leadership approach (Doctoral dissertation). University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Doggett, J. (2018). The citizen institution: The role of two small, nonurban colleges as anchors in their host communities (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Farris, V. E. (2018). “I wish they would . . .”: The role White student affairs professionals can play in disrupting systemic racism in the supervision of people of color in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Filipowski, C. (2017). A qualitative case study of airline pilot leadership behaviors and practices during crisis situations (Doctoral dissertation). Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ.

Fiore, F. L. (2018). Measuring the impact of TAACCCT Rounds 1 and 2 funding on completion, employment, earnings, and capacity building (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Fritz, C. J. (2017). Opening the door: Service-learning teaching assistants explore the unfamiliar and the meaning made from their service-learning experience: An interpretative phenomenological analysis (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Grundy, M. S. (2018). The power of 37 words: Title IX in the era of heightened enforcement (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Guan, K. (2017). Assessing institutional efforts to culturally integrate international undergraduate students (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Henderson, H. (2017). Gender disproportionality in K-12 school superintendent positions (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Hill, M. (2018). Social justice and the superintendency: A study of eight Los Angeles County superintendents (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Huston, W. (2018). Implementing education for sustainability in rural elementary schools: A collective case study of how leadership impacts the implementation of education for sustainability in rural elementary schools in Northern New England (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Jeffries, M. S. (2018). Destabilizing gender inclusive housing: A feminist poststructural policy analysis (Doctoral dissertation). Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Karaptian, S. D. (2017). An analysis of the knowledge and understanding of school safety measures, including arming school staff, as perceived by school staff in nine Michigan school districts (Doctoral dissertation). Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.

Kettler, L. K. (2018). External global forces that affect higher education internationalization strategies and how three U.S. universities adapt to them (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Lorenz, H. L. (2018). The compliance conundrum: Addressing student-centered compliance systems at small, private, tuition-dependent institutions (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Malone, C. (2018). Factors influencing nurses’ choice to instruct in nurse education programs (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Marrujo-Duck, L. E. (2017). Talking ourselves into outcomes: Teaching, learning, and equity in California community colleges (Doctoral dissertation). San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

Martin, K. L. (2018). Nevertheless they persisted: Exploring sense of belonging among Black female graduates in doctoral programs (Doctoral dissertation). Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

Meekins, E. A. (2017). Ball is life: Black male student-athletes narrate their Division I experiences (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Miller, N. P. (2018). Dear colleagues: Examining the impact of Title IX regulation, investigation, and public scrutiny on higher education administrators (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

O’Banion, L. K. (2018). Campus sexual assault and (in)justice: An inquiry into campus grievance professionals’ roles, responsibilities, and perspectives of justice (Doctoral dissertation). Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Oskar-Poisson, C. A. (2018). Preparing English educators to teach rhetorical analysis as a writing skill: A descriptive program analysis of New Hampshire institutions of higher education (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Parker, M. G. (2018). The role of financial aid in promoting access to completion at the University of Utah (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Parsons, N. L. (2018). Beyond knowledge and skills: Addressing the dispositions of principals in New Hampshire institutions of higher education principal preparation programs (Doctoral dissertation). Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH.

Pedersen, D. G. (2017). The impact of abusive supervision on employee goal achievements (Doctoral dissertation). Northcentral University, San Diego, CA.

Pitts, D. G. (2017). The academic search: Unconscious bias and its impact on the evaluation and recruitment of faculty candidates (Doctoral dissertation). Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

Price, G. (2018). Decision-making process and the principles of causation and effectuation at the point of inflection: A phenomenological study (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Rajmaira, C. R. B. (2018). Adaptive and breakthrough innovations in student affairs at small, private institutions (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Rensberger, J. K. (2018). Stress hormones, heart rate variability, and resilience in special forces (Doctoral dissertation). Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA.

Rozich, E. S. (2017). School leadership for social justice: Exploring the relationship between the beliefs and practices of school leaders in Title I schools and student achievement (Doctoral dissertation). Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, and San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Schipani, P. D. (2018). A qualitative study of women’s career persistence and decisions that led to chief housing officer positions (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Scire, D. (2017). Philanthropic foundations’ impact on the higher education completion agenda (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Serrano, J. (2018). Reducing initial triage assessment wait time of emergency department patients on ambulance offload delay (Doctoral project). California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Spellings, M.  (2017). Counselors explore their attachment organizations: An interpretive phenomenological analysis (Doctoral dissertation). University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

Srba, K. V. (2018). Teacher education students: To what extent do they consider salary, working conditions, and preparation? (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Stroble, W. L. (2017). A case study of the transition of student veterans who previously had been unsuccessful in higher education (Doctoral dissertation). George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

Violette, B. T. (2018). Influence of professional learning on the use of technology as inclusive practices (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Washington, E. W. (2017). Student veteran undergraduate degree completers: A path to 36-month baccalaureate degree completion in the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill era (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

White, B. W. (2018). Unmasking the Lax Bro: A look into an American university’s men’s lacrosse culture (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Wilson, G. (2017). Comparing the use of direct assessment measures in institutional decision-making at 2- and 4-year institutions that use the ETS Proficiency Profile (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

2016-2017 Academic Year

Accetta, A. R. (2017). Development of the global-self through collegiate recreational sports (Doctoral dissertation). Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Barhoum, S. (2016). National study of the most promising practices for community college developmental writing programs (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Brown, E. L. (2017). The impact of after school tutoring on math achievement: Perceptions of African American males and those who teach them (Doctoral dissertation). University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Buchanan, A. G. (2017). Restorative storytelling: A conflict resolution project (Master’s capstone project). Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Campbell-Foster, J. E. (2017). Cyberactivism and LGBT college students: Utilizing the Internet to engage in collective action (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Corbett, P. (2016). The role of feedback within the superintendent evaluation process (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Diabate, D. B. (2017). Internationalization on HBCU campuses and the role of presidential leadership (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Diaz, A. T. (2017). Student achievement in Title I schools (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Edmunds, S. L. (2017). The relationship between participation in theatre arts and self-efficacy in adolescent women (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Gordon, S. A. (2017). Knowledge, skills, and competencies required of effective and successful chief student affairs officers in contemporary and future higher education contexts (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Guerrero, S. R. (2017). What employers want and what universities teach: A comparison of UPAEP business programs and auto industry recruiting in the Puebla region (Doctoral dissertation). City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Harrison, C. R. (2016). Designing effective professional learning for implementing the Common Core’s 4Cs (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Hernandez, E. (2017). Familia Matters? Social support networks among older Latina/os in the United States (Doctoral dissertation). University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Hicks, J. M. (2016). The lived experiences of African American community college achievers in developmental education (Doctoral dissertation). University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

Jude, C. L. (2017). A quantitative survey of motivations behind athletic alumni giving in a historically Black university (Doctoral dissertation). Northcentral University, Prescott Valley, AZ.

Kocanda, T. L. (2017). Foundation influence on race to the top policy (Doctoral dissertation). University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Kye, H. A. (2017). Using a multicultural social justice framework to analyze elementary teachers’ meanings of multicultural science education (Doctoral dissertation). Columbia University, New York, NY.

Lajeunesse, A. O. (2017). No one ever asked me that: Parent experiences with autism in early childhood special education (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Lara, R. (2017). Impact of HSI designation on Latina/o graduate rates at 2-year institutions (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

LeBeau, L. G. (2017). Exploring the comprehensive internationalization process of a U.S. higher education institution: A case study of an urban research university in the Midwest (Doctoral dissertation). Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Levi, M. C. (2017). The miseducation of the good girl: A feminist policy discourse analysis of the collegiate ideal for women post-World War II (Doctoral dissertation). Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Mahoney, E. E. (2017). Examining the impact of professional development on elementary teacher and administrator self-efficacy (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

McLaughlin, C. P. (2017). A movement against and beyond boundaries: Exploring the impact of transgressive teaching on the student affairs practices of White, heterosexual men (Doctoral dissertation). University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Mulrey, B. C. (2016). Increasing social problem-solving skills in early childhood (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Nagtalon-Ramos, J. (2017). Attitudes and perceived incentives and disincentives to a graduate degree for BSN-prepared Filipino and Filipino American nurses working in the United States (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Naranjo, M. (2016). Roadblocks to a 4-year university: Understanding college undermatch and college choice process of first-generation, low-income high school Latina/o students (Doctoral dissertation). Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, and San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Phillips, A. (2016). Smartphones and tablets: Patterns of usage among college student populations (Doctoral dissertation). University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

Ponce, E. (2016). The voices of educators: An interview study of the implementation process of the English/Language Arts Common Core State Standards Initiative (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Purohit, K. D. (2017). Science teacher decision-making in a climate of heightened accountability: A rhizomatic case study analysis of two science departments in New York City (Doctoral dissertation). Columbia University, New York, NY.

Rando, S. (2017). “Just a para”: Exploring power relations in the work of paraeducators (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Sanga, A. (2017). Superintendent turnover in Guam (Doctoral dissertation). Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

Sauerwein, D. A. (2017). A sense of place on campus: Urban students find the stars at a small rural college (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Schleper, R. E., Jr. (2016). Uncovering components of effective high schools through stakeholder and community exchange (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

Shannon, J. M. (2017). Influence of employee engagement survey results on business leaders’ decisions (Doctoral dissertation). Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Shumaker, R. A. (2016). Beyond competition: Examining the impact of background-defining, campus ethos, environmental, and non-cognitive factors on achievement of California community college student-athletes (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Sluis, K. A. (2017). Improving quality: How leaders advance student engagement at private, tuition-driven institutions (Doctoral dissertation). University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Timm, R. W. (2017). Matriculation analysis of Latina/o college students enrolled in developmental education (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Wegner, J. (2017). The intersections and impact of professional development for women chief student affairs officers (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.

2015-2016 Academic Year

Bauer, K. L. (2016). The influence of faculty and staff messaging on Black male community college and transfer student success (Doctoral dissertation). San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Lynch, M. (2016). Financial literacy in college undergraduates following the 2008-2009 recession (Doctoral dissertation). New England College, Henniker, NH.