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Faculty Scholarship

Faculty Scholarship

Dr. OiYan Poon, Higher Education faculty was recently interviewed for the National Association for College Admission Counselor (NACAC) Blog about an new article that she co-authored with one of our doctoral students, Ajani Byrd. The article will be published in the Journal of College Admission.

The Counseling Opportunity Structure: Examining Correlates of Four-Year College-Going Rates

The Counseling Opportunity Structure: Examining Correlates of Four-Year College-Going Rates

Dr. Mark Engberg, Higher Education Program Director, recently co-authored an article with one of our doctoral students, Aliza Gilbert. The article is summarized and posted on the Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) website, a policy blog targeted toward policymakers and educators in California.

Faculty Research Grant Awarded

Faculty Research Grant Awarded

Dr. Kristin Davin, faculty in Teaching and Learning, was selected as one of eight recipients for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) research grant awards. The recipients have been chosen to participate in Phase II of the ACTFL Research Priorities Project, to conduct research during the 2013-14 academic year. Read the [...]

Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Tavis Jules

Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Tavis Jules

Cultural and Educational Policy Studies faculty, Dr. Tavis Jules, has been appointed Book Review Editor for the Caribbean Journal of International Relations and Diplomacy based at the Institute of International Relations at the University of the West Indies. Congratulations!

Poonam Desi Awarded 2nd Annual Student Development Committee Research Award

Poonam Desi Awarded 2nd Annual Student Development Committee Research Award

On behalf of the Student Development Committee, I am very pleased to announce that Poonam Desai has been selected as the second annual recipient of the SDC Research Award. This monetary award is given to a EdD or PhD student in the final phases of his/her dissertation.

Poonam’s proposed dissertation, Exploring the Impact of Mindfulness on [...]

Professor Kate Phillippo co-authors Research Brief on School Closings

Cultural and Educational Policy Studies professor Kate Phillippo is the co-author of a new research brief released by Chicagoland Researchers and Advocates for Transformative Education (CReATE). This brief focuses on the proposed school closures in the Chicago Public School (CPS) system. If CPS follows the city’s Commission on School Utilization March 2013 recommendations, 80 CPS [...]

Research Mentor for  Summer 2013 Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP)

Research Mentor for Summer 2013 Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP)

Kristin McCann, PhD student in the Higher Education program was chosen to be a research mentor for the LUROP summer 2013 program. The Research Mentoring Program (RMP) is designed to partner graduate students who are working on their dissertation research with undergraduates who are interested in participating in research. This summer program is designed to [...]

Does Suspending Students Work?

Does Suspending Students Work?

School Psychology faculty, Dr. Pamela Fenning’s research on school suspension was recently cited in Time Magazine.

Read the article here.

Contributions to the Supreme Court Case – Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

Contributions to the Supreme Court Case – Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

Three Higher Education faculty from the School of Education had their research cited, in two separate amicus briefs, submitted to the Court, one submitted by the American Psychological Association, and the other by the Asian American Justice Center. Drs. Bridget Turner Kelly, Mark Engberg, and OiYan Poon. Details

Marcus Budiraharjo Recipient of SDC Research Grant

Marcus Budiraharjo Recipient of SDC Research Grant

The Student Development Committee’s (SCD) Spring 2012 Research Grant has been awarded to Marcus Budiraharjo, an Ed.D. student in Curriculum & Instruction.  This $1,000 bi-annual award is granted to a Ph.D. or Ed.D. candidate to assist in their dissertation work.  Marcus’ dissertation is A Phenomenological Study of Indonesian Cohort Group Transformative Learning