COMPLETED PROJECTS

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2017-2018 Academic Year

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Kliemann, K. R. (2017). Effects of graphic organizers for building comprehension in studetns on the autism spectrum (Doctoral dissertation). University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

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: Patters 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.

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.