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Graduate School Faculty
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Orlando Taylor, PhD, wrote an article for Diverse Issues in Education that calls for "New ‘Soldiers for Justice’ Must Carry On Fight in Julian Bond’s Place."

Faculty member Anna DiStefano was elected President of the Board of Directors of the Fund for Santa Barbara.

Faculty member, Placida Gallegos, PhD has been selected to serve as the keynote speaker at The 6th Annual STEM Women of Conclave. Read more.  

Graduate Students
Researchers in Fielding's Educational Leadership for Change (ELC) doctoral program studied how one college rebuilt itself after hurricane Katrina. Read more.

Kaitlin Boger's
dissertation determined what additional aspects could improve the BTB program as used in a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Read more.

Ingrid Diaz's dissertation focused on the impact of immigration and acculturation on recent Latino immigrants suffering from mental illness. Read more.

Wael Abdeljabbar's dissertation examined how blended, online & face-to-face modalities influence student success in STEM. Read more.

Media Psychology student Catherine Seo debuted her documentary film, “The Disease They Call FAT,” at the 1st International Symposium on Lipedema in New York City. Read more.

Graduate School Alumni
Marilyn Price-Mitchell's new book contains powerful stories of American youth who believe in democracy, equal rights, social/environmental justice, and freedom.

Nonprofit Leadership graduate, Tracy Jenkins, was appointed interim CEO of Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara. Read more.

Felecia Nace has written a book exploring the subject of systemic change in education. Read more.

Dr. Steven E. Wallis (HOD ’06) spent five-weeks in Halle, Germany as a Fulbright Specialist supporting experts at a research center develop better theory and policy for more effective teaching, research, and implementation. Read more.

Felecia Nace has written a book exploring the subject of systemic change in education.

Steve Schein's book explores the psychological motivations of sustainability leaders and how these motivations relate to overall effectiveness and capacity to lead transformational change.

Book by Dexter Juan Davis looks at why some athletes from similar backgrounds avoid criminal behavior and how those that run afoul of the law recover from their experiences.

The Fielding Experience: 
Leading Change

Leonard L. Haynes III, Fielding Trustee, receives Ohio State University Alumni Association Diversity Champion Award

2015 Social Justice Award Presented to Marie Fielder, PhD, and Yvon Chouinard

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