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June 1st Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures   

2024-05-30T09:11:34-07:00

Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures Sponsored by the Ruthellen Josselon Chair in Qualitative Inquiry Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures Conference is scheduled for June 1, 2024. This symposium is sponsored by the Ruthellen Josselson Chair in Qualitative Inquiry. The symposium's program will feature a robust roster of speakers Dr. Ruthellen Josselson and Dr. Susan Goldberg will be delivering separate keynotes. Following their presentations, there will be a panel of students who received dissertation funding, as well as a panel discussing the experiences of Black students in academia. Stay tuned for more speakers to be [...]

June 1st Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures   2024-05-30T09:11:34-07:00

AWC-SB Honors Four Leaders in Education at Fielding Graduate University Sponsored Women of Achievement 2024 Awards Luncheon

2024-05-09T08:50:53-07:00

AWC-SB Honors Four Leaders in Education at Fielding Graduate University Sponsored Women of Achievement 2024 Awards Luncheon Santa Barbara, CA – The Association for Women in Communications – Santa Barbara (AWC-SB) recognized four outstanding local educational leaders at the 16th annual Women of Achievement Awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 1. “Celebrating our educational champions highlights the pivotal role of communication in their leadership journey,” said Hilary S. Lyn, AWC-SB Board President and Fielding Graduate University Director of Alumni Relations. “The impact of their work underscores the importance of effective dialogue in driving positive change and shaping future generations.” More than 150 guests, including AWC-SB members, public [...]

AWC-SB Honors Four Leaders in Education at Fielding Graduate University Sponsored Women of Achievement 2024 Awards Luncheon2024-05-09T08:50:53-07:00

Match Day Success: Clinical Psychology Students Secure Internship Sites

2024-04-30T11:08:35-07:00

We are pleased to congratulate our clinical psychology students on their advancement toward their careers by securing internship placements. We are proud of our unique APA-accredited clinical psychology doctoral program, which has consistently placed our students in competitive internships. Congratulations to the Following Clinical Psychology Students Afsarifard, Kayvon Richard J. Donovan Correctional Alvito, Jamie The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard / Psychology Berger, Jessica Georgia Southern University / Counseling Center Bucher, Taylor Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology Catlin, Julia Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Chapman, Katherine University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler Chung, Mona Central Regional Hospital Darling, [...]

Match Day Success: Clinical Psychology Students Secure Internship Sites2024-04-30T11:08:35-07:00

Provost Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D., Presenting at the Western Psychological Association Convention on April 26

2024-04-24T08:19:04-07:00

Provost Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D., Presenting at the Western Psychological Association Convention on April 26 Provost and Senior VP Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D. Distinguished Speaker will be presenting at the Western Psychological Association Convention on April 26. The title of her presentation is On Refusal and Recovery: Black Women and Girls Lead Anyway. Provost Williams will delve into the resilience of Black women and girls in leadership roles, despite facing numerous challenges. Drawing from her book, "Black Women at Work: On Refusal and Recovery," and her experiences interviewing Black women leaders on her podcast, "She Been Ready! The Podcast," Dr. [...]

Provost Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D., Presenting at the Western Psychological Association Convention on April 262024-04-24T08:19:04-07:00

Qualitative Research from Start to Finish In-Person Seminar in Santa Barbara, California

2024-04-23T11:58:40-07:00

Fielding Graduate University’s School for Leadership Studies (SLS) organized a Research and Practice session, “Qualitative Research from Start to Finish” which took place April 11 - 13, 2024 in Santa Barbara, California.  Fourteen PhD and EdD students came from around the country and Canada to move their dissertation topic and research ahead.  Led by Human and Organization Development (HOD) faculty, Patrice Rosenthal, Fred Steier and Annabelle Nelson, joined by Valerie Bentz, Rich Appelbaum and Keith Melville, topics ranged from the research topic, research question, the literature review, qualitative interviewing, and qualitative research methods. Students from the first term to [...]

Qualitative Research from Start to Finish In-Person Seminar in Santa Barbara, California2024-04-23T11:58:40-07:00

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Economic Equity and Social Justice

2024-04-19T10:10:09-07:00

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Economic Equity and Social Justice Higher Education Leadership Panel Discussion Wednesday, April 24, 2024 8:00 – 9:00 AM Los Angeles | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM New York April is National Community College Month. Join us for an insightful discussion on the pivotal role community colleges play in advancing social justice and economic equity. This event will bring together community college leaders to explore the unique contributions of community colleges in addressing systemic inequalities and promoting access to higher education. Through an engaging panel discussion, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of [...]

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Economic Equity and Social Justice2024-04-19T10:10:09-07:00

Provost Wendi Williams, Ph.D., Provides Opening Remarks for Psychologists in Racial Justice Conference

2024-03-25T11:06:04-07:00

Provost Wendi Williams, Ph.D., Provides Opening Remarks for Psychologists in Racial Justice Conference Provost and Senior Vice President Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D., gave opening remarks for the inaugural Psychologists in Racial Justice Conference on March 15. The conference’s theme was “If Race is a Social Construction, Why Does It Matter So Much?” Conference topics included addressing and challenging whiteness in training and practice, making race and racism explicit in mental health practice, research for racial justice, breakout sessions, and more. The Psychologists for Racial Justice is a collection of psychologists trained in the tradition of Dr. Janet E. Helms, creator [...]

Provost Wendi Williams, Ph.D., Provides Opening Remarks for Psychologists in Racial Justice Conference2024-03-25T11:06:04-07:00

The National Diversity Collaborative Certificate Program at Fielding

2024-03-28T12:17:59-07:00

The National Diversity Collaborative, Inc., is partnering with Fielding's Institute for Social Innovation (ISI) to offer the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEI&A) Ambassador Certificate training. Dr. Bill White William White, EdD (2001), Fielding alum and CEO of the Collaborative shared: “Building on Fielding’s scholar-practitioner model, the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Certificate Program connects scholarly knowledge with practical application to support working professionals in the advancement of their DEI&A skills. Through our partnership with Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation, we expect to produce 5,000 quality diversity professionals nationwide in five years.” The Collaborative serves organizations and leaders [...]

The National Diversity Collaborative Certificate Program at Fielding2024-03-28T12:17:59-07:00

My First TQR Conference Presentation

2024-03-13T16:27:53-07:00

Doctoral students Iris Nafshi and Denise Dziwak and their faculty mentor Annabelle Nelson presented at the TQR 15th Annual Conference Qualitative Inquiry; Access Denied?, February 29-March 1, 2024 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  by doctoral student Denise Dwizak Iris Nafshi, Denise Dziwak and Annabelle Nelson presented at the TQR 15th Annual Conference February 29-March 1, 2024 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Just recently, I had the privilege of presenting my doctoral research at the TQR Conference at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The experience was nothing short of transformative, marking my first official foray into the academic [...]

My First TQR Conference Presentation2024-03-13T16:27:53-07:00

Fielding Presents at the TQR 15th Annual Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2024-03-13T13:50:18-07:00

Doctoral students Iris Nafshi and Denise Dziwak and their faculty mentor Annabelle Nelson presented at the TQR 15th Annual Conference Qualitative Inquiry; Access Denied?, February 29-March 1, 2024 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Iris Nafshi, Denise Dziwak and Annabelle Nelson presented at the TQR 15th Annual Conference February 29-March 1, 2024 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Their presentation was entitled, “Discovering Capacity and Transforming Identities:  Narrative Research”.  The work was based on Denise and Iris’ research from the Advanced Research Method Narrative Inquiry course (HOD 838NI).   Iris interviewed Iron Moms, mothers who compete in the Iron Man and found themes [...]

Fielding Presents at the TQR 15th Annual Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida2024-03-13T13:50:18-07:00
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