Fielding’s Dr. Kathy Geller is part of an international team of scholars being honored with the “MED Global Forum Best Symposium Award” at the 82nd Academy of Management Conference

2022-07-01T15:06:53-07:00

Fielding’s HOD program director, Kathy Geller, Ph.D., is part of an international team of scholars being honored with the “MED Global Forum Best Symposium Award” at the 82nd Academy of Management Conference The winning symposium will be presented on Sunday, August 7, 2022. Founded in 1936, the Academy of Management (AOM) is an internationally recognized professional association for scholars and practitioners of management and organizations. This year’s conference anticipates over 7,000 members in attendance. Each year at the AOM annual conference, divisions within the Academy bestow awards including the MED Global Forum Best Symposium Award. This award recognizes the symposium [...]

Fielding’s Dr. Kathy Geller is part of an international team of scholars being honored with the “MED Global Forum Best Symposium Award” at the 82nd Academy of Management Conference2022-07-01T15:06:53-07:00

Fielding University Press Publishes “Sexual Misconduct Prevention Guidebook”

2022-06-30T11:40:42-07:00

Wednesday, July 29 — Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Title IX, Fielding University Press is proud to announce its publication of The Sexual Misconduct Prevention Guidebook, written by Fielding alumna Dr. Laura McGuire. The publication is the first to be co-funded by the Jean-Pierre Isbouts Endowed Fund for Lifelong Learning, launched by alum Pauline Albert, Ph.D., to support the publication of research by Fielding’s alumni. In this Guidebook, Laura deploys her lived experience as a sexual misconduct prevention expert in higher education and the military to develop a series of best practices for use on campus at today’s educational institutions. Going [...]

Fielding University Press Publishes “Sexual Misconduct Prevention Guidebook”2022-06-30T11:40:42-07:00

Handbook of Online Learning in Higher Education

2022-06-28T14:30:48-07:00

“A Godsend, an authoritative compendium, timely, and research-supported,” is what many who have turned to Fielding’s “Handbook of Online Learning in Higher Education” are saying. Released in 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no surprise that the “Handbook for Online Learning” has become a go-to source for universities and educators challenged to pivot and build online learning programs and curricula from scratch. For others in higher education who have embraced the new opportunities that online learning offers, the “Handbook” has also been a trusted guide. Alma Boutin-Martinez, Ph.D. There is plenty to unpack in this more than 600-page [...]

Handbook of Online Learning in Higher Education2022-06-28T14:30:48-07:00

Pushing for Change Fielding Alum Monique Morris Has Used the Research Side of Social Justice to Create a Village of Care for School Girls of Color

2022-06-27T16:11:52-07:00

Monique Morris, Ed.D. When Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. ‘13 was in the sixth grade, she got into a fight. It wasn’t her first, but fighting at school made this time different. A classmate who had taunted her for weeks stepped on her shoe in gym class and refused to apologize. It didn’t matter that her opponent was taller and bigger, she grabbed the boy and flung him to the ground, the way she learned to do in her judo class. She could have been “pushed out” of school or arrested that day for fighting. Today, Dr. Morris said, [...]

Pushing for Change Fielding Alum Monique Morris Has Used the Research Side of Social Justice to Create a Village of Care for School Girls of Color2022-06-27T16:11:52-07:00

An American Story: Drawing on the roots of an antebellum interracial Texas couple, Juneteenth speaker, graduate shares reasons to celebrate

2022-06-27T16:16:54-07:00

Nearly 40 years ago, business and community leader Beverly J. Dorsey Stevenson, Ph.D. (2013) learned about the abiding yet forbidden Civil War-era relationship between Edward Ruthven Taylor, the white son of a prominent Texas slave broker, and Ann George, a Black enslaved woman his family owned. Dr. Beverly Stevenson and her husband Major William Stevenson spent decades unearthing and protecting a little-known American story that was their own. [ALL PHOTOS: Courtesy of Dr. Beverly Dorsey Stevenson] The story was passed along via the couple’s great-grandson, Major William Stevenson Sr., whom Dr. Stevenson was dating at the time and who [...]

An American Story: Drawing on the roots of an antebellum interracial Texas couple, Juneteenth speaker, graduate shares reasons to celebrate2022-06-27T16:16:54-07:00

School District Leaders as Agents of Equity and Public Education Futures

2022-06-24T13:49:08-07:00

by Zabrina Epps, Fellow, Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership, and Education. Abstract Purpose: This study examines education system leaders as agents of equity and future education systems by exploring their perceptions of themselves in the role. Methodology: The research employed in-depth, semi-structured interviews with seven superintendents throughout North America to obtain their perceptions of themselves as equity advocates and of possible alternative futures of their school districts. Findings: Six categories of leader agency (i.e., the capacities for intentionality, forethought, action, and reflection; Bandura, 2006) emerged from the narratives. Recommendations: Educational leadership training, certification criteria, and professional development should integrate [...]

School District Leaders as Agents of Equity and Public Education Futures2022-06-24T13:49:08-07:00

Pride Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

2022-06-01T09:42:38-07:00

Today is the start of Pride Month across the nation and in many countries elsewhere in the world. Fielding Graduate University’s global learning community is proud to join with 2SLGBTQIA+ people in this hard-won recognition of the valuable contributions and achievements they continue to make in the world. Rich in diversity, this community embraces individuals who identify as Two-Spirit (2S), Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual, and many other identities. Fielding stands in solidarity, not only with the ongoing struggle that many who are 2SLGBTQIA+ wage against injustice, violence, and discrimination, but with those 2SLGBTQIA+ people of color who [...]

Pride Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion2022-06-01T09:42:38-07:00

Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration: Save the Date and Register Today

2022-05-23T13:10:20-07:00

Defining moments in history remind us of the ongoing fight for freedom, justice, and equity. On June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas, the Emancipation Proclamation was announced, thus commemorating the end of Black enslavement in America. This profound event has become known as Juneteenth, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day and serves as a time to commemorate the end of the heinous practice of chattel slavery.  Fielding Graduate University strives to be an equity-serving institution by acknowledging our shared histories and engaging cultural moments that represent the diversity of our Fielding community.  This year we host the Inaugural Celebration event. Our [...]

Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration: Save the Date and Register Today2022-05-23T13:10:20-07:00

The Influence Continuum Podcast: Living a Full Life with Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D.

2022-05-13T22:32:03-07:00

The Influence Continuum Podcast is produced by Fielding alum Steven Hassan, Ph.D.  Steven Hassan, Ph.D., is one of the leading experts on cults and undue influence in the world. His recent book, The Cult of Trump, is already a bestseller.  On the podcast, Dr. Hasan explains HOW mind control works and how to protect yourself from its grips. In the recent episode, Dr. Hassan discussed living a full life and dying well with Fielding’s Faculty Emerita Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D. Dr. Stevens-Long is an internationally known researcher in adult development, the author of four editions of Adult life, developmental processes, and [...]

The Influence Continuum Podcast: Living a Full Life with Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D.2022-05-13T22:32:03-07:00

Alum Telletha Valenski, Ed.D., Appointed Director of West Campus at San Juan College

2022-06-13T14:21:02-07:00

STAR ALUMNI ALERT: Leadership for Change Program alum Telletha Valenski, EdD’21, will serve as the next director of West Campus at San Juan College.  Prior to this appointment, Dr. Valenski was a School Health Education Specialist with Northern Navajo Medical Center. She also served on New Mexico State Chiropractic Board. Dr. Valenski is a founder and board member of Dream Diné Charter School.  Dr. Valenski’s dissertation title is Dancing to Learn Navajo: Assessing Levels of Perceived Learning Enjoyment in Young Dual-Language Navajo Students following a Short Session of Aerobic Dance. For her dissertation research, Dr. Valenski introduced a dose of [...]

Alum Telletha Valenski, Ed.D., Appointed Director of West Campus at San Juan College2022-06-13T14:21:02-07:00
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