|Perceptions of 21st Century Community College Leaders on the Role of Relational Leadership
||Recent research by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has revealed that community colleges and their leaders are facing unique challenges (McNair, 2010). According to a 2001 AACC study, nearly 80% of current community college presi...
|Realities, Risks, and Responsibilities: A Critical Narrative Inquiry and Autoethnographic Exploration of Biculturality Among Black Professional Women
||Ten Black women academics employed in universities and professional institutions in the southeastern United States and the autoethnographic researcher participated in a qualitative study of personal appearance biculturality among Black professional w...
|Honor Bound: Exploring the Disparity of Treatment of Women in Kurdistan, Iraq
||The purpose of this dissertation was to explore the disparity of treatment of women in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. The primary focus of this feminist, ethnographic research was to explore the conflicting perceptions of women in Kurdistan, Iraq, and the...
|Exploring the College-Going Scripts of Students Enrolled in a Rural Early College High School
||While much has been written about the characteristics of first-generation college students, little has been written about the transformation they undergo on their way to a university education. In my arts-informed qualitative case study, I explored ...
|Understanding the Educational Experiences of Graduate Counseling Students Engaged in Therapeutic Expressive Arts-Based Activities
||This study focuses on how graduate counseling students experience therapeutic expressive arts-based activities. Participation in expressive arts-based activities for graduate counseling students is intended to give students an understanding of how c...
|Craftonomics: Homo Aestheticus, Homo Economicus, and Poiesis
||This empirical and discursive qualitative research project explores the complexities of engaging making practices with respect to well-being, economics, and education. The research engages narrative inquiry as a means of understanding the complex so...