EDL graduates

Research Areas

Critical Media Studies In Education

O’Hara, M. (2014). Foucault And Film: Critical Theories And Representations Of Mental Illness. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://Etd.Ohiolink.Edu/Pg_10?0::No:10:P10_Etd_Subid:99714

Collier, Jr., B. W. (2004). I Am The Stone That The Builder Refused: Spirituality, The Boondocks And Not Being The Problem. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://Etd.Ohiolink.Edu/Pg_10?0::No:10:P10_Etd_Subid:94928

Scalfaro, C. (2015). "Waiting for Superman": The Circuit of Cultural Production and Reception of Neoliberal Reform Discourse in Education. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:103282


Critical Youth Studies

Weems, L. (2009). M.I.A. in the global youthscape: Rethinking girls’ resistance and agency in postcolonial contexts. Journal of Girlhood Studies (2, 2, 55-75).

Callier, D.M. (2013). Tell it: A contemporary chorale for Black youth voices. In M. E. Weems (Ed.). Writings of healing and resistance: Empathy and the imagination intellect (pp. 101-115). New York: Peter Lang.

Callier, D.M. Living in C Minor: Reflections on the Melodies of Blackness, Queerness, and Masculinity. Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies


Curriculum studies and K-16 teaching practices

Sander, S.A. (2014). Exploring Preservice Science Teachers' Interpretations of Curricular Experiences While Learning to Teach in an Inquiry-Oriented Way: A Phenomenology. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:97772

Wilms, C. (2014). How Elementary School Teachers Teach Science: Using Nature of Science to Understand Elementary Teachers’ Science Identities and Teaching Practices - A Case Study. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:97819

Waldrop, K.L. (2015). Are We Really Doing This? Performativity, Pragmatism, and Experiential Learning in the Business Writing Classroom. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:97968

Grubb, S.J. (2016). Getting Better: Instructional Practices of Preschool Teachers that Support Academic Growth in Students. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:116812

Poetter, T.S., & Associates (in press). Curriculum Windows to Tomorrow: What Curriculum Theorists of the 1990s Can Teach Us about Schools and Society Today. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

Aronson, B., & Laughter, J. C. (in press). The theory and practice of culturally relevant education: A synthesis across content areas. Review of Educational Research.


Educational Activism & Community Engagement

Weeda, J. (2014). Cultivating the Fire With(In): Teacher's Resistance in an Age of Corporate Reform. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:98214

Radina, R. (2015). Critical Resistance as an Act of Love: Creating Space for Education as the Practice of Freedom Within Urban Teacher Preparation. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:105041

Didlick Davis, C. (2016). The LEGACY Project: A Case Study of Civic Capacity Building and Transformative Educational Leadership in a Community-based Academic Enrichment Program. Educational Leadership Ph.D.

Webb, M.A. (2015). Resisting In The Midst Of Chaos: One Revolutionary Educator’s Currere Journey. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://Etd.Ohiolink.Edu/Pg_10?0::No:10:P10_Etd_Subid:109461

Burnside Huffman, D.S. (2015). Support And Mistreatment By Public School Principals As Experienced By Teachers: A Statewide Survey. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://Etd.Ohiolink.Edu/Pg_10?0::No:10:P10_Etd_Subid:103345

Bolyard, C.S. (2016). Stories Shared and Lessons Learned: Using Currere to Explore Veteran Elementary Teacher Narratives of Teaching in an Accountability Era. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:113806

Evans, M.P. & Hiatt-Michaels, D. (Eds.) (2015). The Power of Community-Based Educational Change. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Evans, M.P., Newman, A. & Winton, S. (2015). Not your mother's PTA: Organizational hybridity in education special interest groups. Educational Forum. (79, 263-279).


Gender equity in K-16 education

Gamm, R.D. (2014). The Persistence of Women in STEM: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:97860

Fish, L. A. (2015). “Doing Gifted,” “Doing Girl": What Ritual Performances in School Reveal About Identity Negotiation. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:103196

Taylor, C. (2015). Bros Like Me: Adherence to Male Role Norms in Fraternity Men. SAHE Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:109461


International students in the U.S.; International & comparative education

Banda, E. (2014). Transformative Learning and Student Empowerment: Zimbabwean Graduate Students' Immersion into United States Higher Education. SAHE Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:98045

Ngorosha, T. (2015). School Leaders Making Meaning Of Their Field-Based Development Experiences For Leadership Growth: A Phenomenological Study Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:105382

Muni-Wathu Gawanani, P. (2015). Experiences of Malawian Primary School Teachers with Professional Development Programs: A Phenomenological Study. Educational Leadership PH.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:102864


Leadership theory & practice in K-16 education

Rea, T. (2015). Females and the Superintendency: The Road to Success from Three "Long Timers". Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:109579

Cox, C. (2016). Understanding District Central Office Curriculum Administrators through Collaboration and Curriculum Leadership. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:116564

Hackmann, D. G., & Malin, J. R. (2016). If you build it, will they come? Educational leadership program coordinators’ perceptions of principal preparation redesign in Illinois. International Journal of Educational Reform 25 (4)

Malin, J. R., & Hackmann, D. G. (accepted). Enhancing students’ readiness for college and careers: A case study of distributed leadership practice in supporting a high school career academy model. Leadership and Policy in Schools.

Shaw, M. D. (2016). Navigating campus disasters from within the library: Lessons and implications from Gulf Coast institutions. In E. N. Decker, & J. Townes (Eds.), Disaster Management and Contingency Planning in Modern Libraries (pp. 340-365). [Book Series: Advances in Library and Information Science]. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Shaw, M. D., Meaney, S. (2015). Gang activity on campus: A crisis response case study. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 18(4), 365-373.

Shaw, M. D. (2016). Pathways to institutional equilibrium after a campus disaster. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management.


LGBTQ equity in K-16 education

Denton, J. M. (2014). Living Beyond Identity: Gay College Men Living with HIV. SAHE Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:97857

Pierce Garry, C. (2014). Selection or Censorship? School Librarians and LGBTQ Resources. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:97796

Nicolazzo, Z. (2015). "Just Go In Looking Good": The Resilience, Resistance, and Kinship-Building of Trans* College Students. SAHE Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:101577

Abes, E. S. (2012). Constructivist and intersectional interpretations of a lesbian college student’s multiple social identities. Journal of Higher Education, 83(2), 186-216.


Policy Research in K-16 education

Saultz, A. (2015). Race to the top and the future of federal education policy. In Wayne. Hoy and Mike DiPaola (Eds.) Educational Administration: Theory, Research, and Practice 10th Edition. McGraw Hill.


Ethnicity, Race & Racism in K-16 education

Burton, S. (2014). Frequent Flyers: Profiled While Accumulating Disciplinary Miles-The Color and Voice of School Discipline. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:98141

Mann, D.L. (2016). Reaching Within: White Teachers Interrogating Whiteness Through Professional Learning Communities. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:118681

Saddler, C. (2016). People Who Care: Counter-Stories of Unitary Status in Rockford, Illinois. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:111371

Hill, D. C., Quaye, S. J., & Shaw, M. D. (Spring 2015). Black faculty stand up: The (risky, but necessary) fight for equity. The Femellectual, 23-28. Available from: http://miamioh.edu/student-life/womens-center/

Pérez II, D. (2016). Over the ivy wall: Latino male achievers nurturing community cultural wealth at a highly selective, predominantly White institution. In V. B. Sáenz, L. Ponjuán, & J. L. Figueroa, (Eds.), Ensuring the success of Latino males in higher education: A national imperative (pp. 130-146). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Pérez II, D. (revise & resubmit). In pursuit of success: Latino male college students exercising academic determination and community cultural wealth. Journal of College Student Development.


Special Education & Disability Studies in Education

Bryant, C.L. (2014). "What Do Parents' Narratives Reveal About Their Experience With Their Child's IEP?". Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:97941

Aronson, B., Murphy, K. M., Saultz, A. (2016). Under pressure in Atlanta: School accountability and special education practices during the cheating school. Teachers College Record.118, pp. 1-26.


Spirituality in Education/Educational Leadership

Woolway, D. (2014). Campus Perspectives on Race, Theme Parties, and Hate Incidents. SAHE Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:97032

Robinson, V.O. (2014). A Critical Race Study of African American First-Generation Collegians' Pathway to Graduate Education. SAHE Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:98533

Campbell, J.H. (2014). Djangos Chained: Understanding The Narratives Of African American Male Student Athletes Participating In Division I Basketball At Predominantly White Institutions. Educational Leadership Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:100019


Student affairs practice & student success

Haverkos, P.J. (2015). A Case Study of a Pre-College Readiness Program. SAHE Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:102904

Stoll Turton, E.B. (2015). First-generation college seniors navigating tension between home and school at a four-year, residential institution: A narrative study. SAHE Ph.D. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/pg_10?0::NO:10:P10_ETD_SUBID:10324