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Thu, 07/14/2022 - 11:02am
by Jewel Caruso Associate professor Greg Wolniak co-authored an article that appears online in Research in Higher Education. The article, "The Long-Term Role of Undergraduate Experiences: Predicting Intellectual and Civic Outcomes," was written in collaboration with Nicholas Bowman, Tricia Seifert, Kathleen Wise, and Charles Blaich. Along with Wolniak, they explored the connection between college experiences and post-college outcomes. Their…
Wed, 07/13/2022 - 9:59am
by Jewel Caruso Melissa Whatley (PhD 2019) announced her latest publication in the Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education which was co-written with Heidi Fischer of Old Dominion University. The article, "Pandemic Repercussions: The Future of International Education at US Community Colleges", explores the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic that can help community colleges better support international students well into the…
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 10:11am
by Jewel Caruso James Hearn and Jarrett Warshaw's (PhD 2016) latest TIAA (The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association) Institute report, "The pandemic and access-oriented private nonprofit colleges" was highlighted in an article on Inside Higher Ed. Access-oriented colleges have less selective acceptance rates and a wide range of test scores. This study seeks to answer the question, "How would underrepresented populations dare in the context…
Wed, 06/22/2022 - 12:18pm
by Jewel Caruso On June 20th, Dr. Melissa Whatley (PhD 2019) tweeted an announcement of her latest publication in the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. "Who enrolls in internationalized courses? An exploration of at-home access at one community college" is available on APA PsychNet's website. Whatley says her publication "adopts an equity-focused lens to study community college participation in internationalized coursework and study…
Thu, 05/05/2022 - 4:08pm
Melissa Whatley's quip on Twitter is representative of the humor and approachability that she brings to quantitative analysis. She writes, "when I was in the first grade all I wanted to do was be an author. I’m not sure a quant methods textbook is what 5-year-old me had in mind, but maybe this will do." Congratulations to MIHE PhD Melissa Whatley on the release of her new textbook on quantitative research by Springer. Her book, Introduction to…
Tue, 05/03/2022 - 1:28pm
by Larissa Lozano Courtney Cullen, a PhD Student at the Institute of Higher Education, examines the impacts of academic integrity policies on student behavior and why education-based policies are more effective in preventing academic dishonesty in comparison to punishment-based policies. Her findings appear in the Journal of College and Character. With research based on cognitive moral development theory, Cullen finds that the best way to…
Fri, 04/22/2022 - 11:28am
by Larissa Lozano Although there is substantial writing by academics from working-class backgrounds, there is little research on the relationship between social class and positions in academia.  To address this gap in research, Karly Riffe (MIHE PhD 2018), Meghan Pifer, Jacob Hartz, and Maria Ibarra gathered narratives from over 200 working-class academics (WCA) to understand how they contribute to student goals and development. Their findings…
Thu, 04/21/2022 - 12:07pm
by Larissa Lozano Denisa Gándara (PhD 2016) and Stijn Daenekindt, (Ghent University), take a unique approach to researching performance-based funding (PBF). While previous research focused narrowly on states that have implemented, their study also includes states that have not implemented this policy through data modeling and analysis of PBF-related rhetoric in newspapers. In its basic sense, PBF is a policy that coordinates fund allocation from…
Wed, 04/20/2022 - 2:52pm
A large number of MIHE students, faculty, alumni, and former postdoctoral associates are participating in the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century. The meeting was held April 21-26, 2002 with participants able to attend virtually and in-person in San Diego, CA. AERA 2022Thursday, April 21 2:30-4:00 Meredith Billings (former postdoc), Denisa Gandara (…
Mon, 04/18/2022 - 8:06am
by Larissa Lozano In their article for Review of Research in Education, Amy Whitaker (NYU) and Greg Wolniak argue that “dealing with social and racial/ethnic exclusion is a systemic problem that requires consideration of the many intertwined contributory factors.” Based on a SNAAP DataBrief about socioeconomic & racial/ethnic exclusion in the arts written by them earlier this year, Wolniak and Whitaker analyze inequities in the arts, such as…

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