Research Projects 2013-14
Research Teams: 2013-14
·Women's Leadership Development in Faith-Based Higher Education - Karen Longman
The 2013-2014 research team will focus primarily on coding data from the 2011 interviews, which explored how female leaders have experienced relationships as important in their leadership journeys.
·Portraits of Privilege, Justice, and Reconciliation in Christian Higher Education- Alex Jun
The study will analyze both individual and organizational culture and implementation of educational policies of higher education institutions.
·Thriving in College: A Longitudinal Mixed-Methods Approach - Laurie Schreiner
This research team will continue the research on a psychosocial model of student thriving, defined as students’ intellectual, interpersonal, and psychological engagement. The purpose of the study is to determine the experiences on and off campus that are predictive of thriving across the academic year, with a particular emphasis on the different pathways to thriving that may be experienced by students of differing ethnicity.
·Innovation in Higher Education - Eileen Hulme
Utilizing a qualitative approach, this team will explore innovative leadership in higher education. Case studies will be conducted on various campuses focusing on how innovative ideas emerge and are executed.
·Gender- and Race-based Conditional Effects of College Experiences - Young Kim
This research project will examine the gender- and race-based disparity in the levels and effects of college experiences.
·Higher Education Partnerships for Social Justice and Progress - Chris Collins
This research team will focus on partnerships between US universities and domestic communities/organizations or universities/organizations in other countries. The focus on global partnerships is to evaluate diverse ways universities can be leveraged to promote justice, reduce poverty, and spur social development.