Curriculum Vitae


Elizabeth J. Allan

Higher Educational Leadership
118 Merrill Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469-5749

(207) 581-3166 (w)
(207) 581-3120 (fax)
elizabeth.allan@umit.maine.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Educational Policy and Leadership: Higher Education & Women's Studies Emphasis
The Ohio State University, 1999
Dissertation: Analysis of Equity Policies in Higher Education

M.S. Health Education and Promotion
Springfield College, (Massachusetts), 1988
Thesis: Stress, Health Practices and Incidence of Illness in College Students

B.S. Psychology
Springfield College, (Massachusetts), 1986
Summa Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Teaching
Assistant Professor

Educational Leadership/Higher Education - August 2000-present
University of Maine
Teach graduate courses for the masters program in Student Development in Higher Education and doctoral concentration in Higher Educational Leadership. Courses taught include: Social Context of Higher Education, Theories of Student Development, Introduction to Qualitative Research, Advanced Qualitative Research, Impact of College on Students, Seminar in Student Affairs, Doctoral Seminar: Introduction to Inquiry, Higher Educational Leadership Internship, Masters Capstone: Case Studies in Higher Educational Leadership, and Issues in College Teaching.

Adjunct Faculty
Graduate School & Teaching Excellence Program - June 2001-present
University of New Hampshire

Faculty fellow for Partnerships in College Teaching program. Instructor for Issues in College Teaching course.

Visiting Assistant Professor
Women's Studies #210: Introduction to Women Culture and Society - Winter 2000
The Ohio State University
Designed syllabi and compiled course textbook. Created and delivered PowerPoint lectures to 160 undergraduate students. Supervised four Teaching Associates with leading recitation/discussion sections and student evaluation.

Visiting Assistant Professor
Case Studies in Higher Education Administration  - Winter 2000
The Ohio State University
Taught capstone course for masters degree candidates designed to develop and improve decision-making skills and increase understanding of current theories and practices related to higher education administration.

Visiting Assistant Professor
Women's Studies #494: Theory & Practice of Teaching Women's Studies - Autumn 1999
The Ohio State University

Developed new course designed to introduce undergraduate students to curriculum development and pedagogy related to gender and multiculturalism at middle and secondary levels.

Instructor
Women's Studies #210: Introduction to Women, Culture & Society - Spring 1998
The Ohio State University

Designed syllabus and compiled course textbook. Created and delivered PowerPoint lectures to 100+ undergraduate students. Supervised Graduate Teaching Associates with leading recitation/discussion sections and student evaluation.

Graduate Teaching Associate
Women's Studies #210: Introduction to Women, Culture & Society - 1996-present
The Ohio State University

Created syllabus, prepared and presented lectures, facilitated discussions and evaluated performance of 40 students each quarter.

Instructor
Educational Policy & Leadership #806: Administration of Higher Education - Spring 1996
The Ohio State University

Co-taught this graduate level course with a regular faculty member. Designed and presented class lectures, learning activities and evaluated student performance.

Instructor
First Year Seminar - 1990-1992
University of New Hampshire

Taught this course designed to aid new students' transition into college life and community citizenship.

Administration and Advising Experience

Visiting Assistant Professor - 1999-present
Department of Women's Studies, The Ohio State University
Supervised two Graduate Student Research Associates to coordinate Peer Power! outreach program. Develop contacts with middle and secondary school teachers, organize faculty and professional staff to provide training and development for undergraduate peer educators. Oversee curriculum development and conduct on-going evaluation and assessment.

Case Manager - 1993-1995
Office of Community Development & Student Judicial Affairs, The Ohio State University
Adjudicated cases of individual and organizational misconduct, including investigating, decision-making and sanctioning.

Assistant Dean of Students - 1990-1993
Office of Student Activities, University of New Hampshire
Provided advising, crisis management, disciplinary intervention, officer training, and educational programming for 20 Greek-letter organizations. Supervised professional and office staff of the Off-Campus and Non-Traditional Student Centers. Supervised program advisor, graduate assistant and undergraduate interns of the Office of Student Activities.

Director - 1990-1993
Emerging Leader Program, University of New Hampshire
Designed and facilitated Emerging Leader Program, year-long seminar series on leadership theory, management skills and career planning.

Program Advisor - 1988-1990
Office of Student Activities, University of New Hampshire
Advised and issued formal University recognition to 120 student organizations. Created and supervised the Campus Activities Board to promote student initiatives for campus-wide social and educational programming. Hired instructors, scheduled classes and coordinated registration and publicity for University Mini-Courses offered each semester.

Residence Hall Director - 1986-1988
Office of Residential Life, Springfield College
Managed and supervised residence life staff to promote a safe living-learning environment. Provided individual advising, counseling support, disciplinary intervention, social and educational programming for a community of 300 students.
 

Related Professional Experience

Editorial Boards
Journal of College Student Development, editorial board member. 2004-present

Journal of Research in Rural Education
, editorial board member. 2001-present

Reading Women's Lives: An Introduction to Women's Studies.

Editorial Board member and Contributing Editor. 1997-2000

Other Scholarly Reviewing
Proposals for American Educational Research Association (AERA) international meetings 2001, 2002 and National Association of College Personnel Administrators (NASPA) national conference 2002. Invited reviewer: Becoming a Qualitative Researcher, 3/e by Corrine Glesne. 2003. Proposal reviewer for Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) international meetings 2004 and 2005. Session chair for Scholars Advancing Gender Equity (SAGE) paper session at AERA 2004.

Web Site Management
http://www.stophazing.org - 1998-present
Co-designed and developed this award-winning Web site to provide full text of state anti-hazing laws, relevant news articles and strategies for eliminating hazing. Appeared in The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Teen People, Glamour, Congressional Quarterly, and numerous other magazines and newspapers.

Anti-hazing Legislation 1993
Proposed and coordinated passage of House Bill #565, a state law to prohibit hazing in all educational institutions in New Hampshire.

PUBLICATIONS

*Indicates peer reviewed publications and/or presentations

Journal Articles

* Allan, E. J., Gordon, S., & Iverson, S. (2006). (Re)thinking practices of power: The discursive framing of leadership in postsecondary education. Under review for publication.

*Allan, E. J. & Madden, M. (forthcoming 2006). Chilly classrooms for female undergraduate students at a research university: A question of method? The Journal of Higher Education.

*Allan, E. J. & Iverson, S. V. (forthcoming 2006). Cultivating critical consciousness: Service learning in higher education. INQUIRY: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 23(2).

*Allan, E. J. & Estler, S. E. (2005). Diversity, privilege and us: Collaborative curriculum transformation among Educational Leadership faculty. Innovative Higher Education. 29(3), 209-232.

*Allan, E. J., Hoff, D. L., & Estler, S. E. (Winter 2004). Dilemmas of (in)difference for Maine educators: Advancing an agenda for change. Journal of Maine Education. 20, 5-10.

*Allan, E. J. (2003). Constructing women's status: Policy discourses of university women's commissions. Harvard Educational Review. 73(1), 44-72. (Awarded Outstanding Publication of the year by the American Educational Research Association Higher Education Division).

Books

*Allan, E. J. (2005 under contract). Constructing women's status: Policy discourses, women's commissions, and gender equity in higher education. To be published by Routledge in Spring 2006. (The majority of the book has been written).

Invited Articles

Allan, E. J. (2005, Winter). Analyzing the obvious: Applying a gender lens to understand the problem of hazing. Interfraternity Bulletin. North American Interfraternal Foundation, 6-8.

Allan, E. J. (2004, Spring). Hazed and confused: Transforming hazing cultures. Interfraternity Bulletin. North American Interfraternal Foundation, 1-4.

Chapters in Edited Texts

Allan, E. J. (2003). Hazing in high school and college. In M. Kimmel & A. Aronson (Eds.), Men and masculinities: A social, cultural, and historical encyclopedia (375-378). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Allan, E. J. & G. DeAngelis. (2004). Hazing, masculinity and collision sports: (Un)becoming heroes. In J. Johnson & M. Holman (Eds.), Making the team: Inside the world of sport hazing and initiations (pp. 61-80). Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press.

Allan, E. J. (2003). Gender and hazing: Analyzing the obvious. In H. Nuwer (Ed.), The hazing reader: Examining rites gone wrong in fraternities, professional and amateur athletics, high schools and the military (pp.275-294). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Iverson, S. & Allan, E. J. (2003). Initiating Change: Transforming a Hazing Culture. In H. Nuwer (Ed.), The hazing reader: Examining rites gone wrong in fraternities, professional and amateur athletics, high schools and the military (pp. 252-274).. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Allan, E. J. (2002). Classroom climates in postsecondary education. In A. M. Aleman & K. A. Renn (Eds.), Women in higher education: An encyclopedia. (pp. 282-287). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Allan, E. (1998). Education. In Reading Women's Lives: An Introduction to Women's Studies. (pp. 177-182). Simon & Schuster Custom Publishing.

Fonow, M., Allan, E. & Bailey, L. (Eds.). (1997). Article Introductions and Discussion Questions published in Women, Culture & Society: An Introduction to Women's Studies. Simon & Schuster Custom Publishing.

Database Entry

Allan, E. J. (2002). Feminist analyses of leadership: Selected works. Published in Women's Studies Database Bibliographies. http://www.inform.umd.edu/ws/Bibliographies.

PRESENTATIONS

Refereed Presentations

Allan, E. J., Gordon, S., & Iverson, S. (2005). (Re)thinking practices of power: The discursive framing of leadership in postsecondary education. Paper Presentation. American Educational Research Association. April 15, 2005. Montreal, Canada.

Madden, M. & Allan, E. J. (2005). "There's no problem:" The value of focus groups in investigating classroom climates for women. Paper Presentation. American Educational Research Association. April 15, 2005. Montreal, Canada.

Allan, E. J., Estler, S. E., Iverson, S. & Glazer-Raymo, J. (2004). Working the ruins: Feminist poststructural perspectives and higher education research. Symposium Convener. Association for the Study of Higher Education national meeting. November 4, 2004. Kansas City, MO.

Allan, E. J. (2004). Constructing women's status in higher education. In Allan, E. J., Estler, S. E., Iverson, S. & Glazer-Raymo, J. (2004). Working the ruins: Feminist poststructural perspectives and higher education research. Symposium Convener. Association for the Study of Higher Education national meeting. November 4, 2004. Kansas City, MO.

Allan, E. J. (2003). Silence: An effect of privilege. In Estler, S., Hoff, D. Allan, E. and G. Donaldson. Difference, disadvantage, privilege and us: Grassroots educational leadership faculty development for more inclusive schools. Symposium. American Educational Research Association National Meeting, Chicago.

Allan, E. J. & M. Madden. (2003). Chilly classrooms for female undergraduate students at a research university: A question of method? Paper Discussion. American Educational Research Association National Meeting, Chicago.

Allan, E.J. (2003). Responding to hazing incidents: Building character and community on campus. Association for Student Judicial Affairs International Meeting. Presentation. February, 2003. Clearwater Beach, FL.

Allan, E. J. & Estler, S. (2002). Difference, disadvantage, privilege and us: Examining meanings of diversity among educational leadership faculty. Paper Presentation. American Educational Research Association National Meeting, New Orleans.

Allan, E. J. (2002). Speaking out against hazing: Students rising to the challenge of change. National Conference of National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. March 2002. Boston.

Allan, E. J. (2001) Educating to eliminate hazing. Maine Association of Student Affairs Practitioners Annual Conference. October 26, 2001. University of Southern Maine, Gorham Campus.

Allan, E. J. (2001). Beyond safety phones and campus lighting: Educating students about the realities of rape and sexual assault. Maine Association of Student Affairs Practitioners Annual Conference. October 26, 2001. University of Southern Maine, Gorham Campus.

Allan, E. J. (March 2000). Constructing women's status: University women's commission reports and equity policy in academe. Women's Lives, Women's Voices, Women's Solutions: Shaping a National Agenda for Women in Higher Education, National Teleconference Proceedings. University of Minnesota.

Allan, E. J. (2000). College professors talk about women teaching women. Panelist. Mills College Women's Leadership Institute National Symposium. What Girls Learn In and Out of School: Gender Issues in Classrooms, Corridors, and Communities. January, 2000, San Fransisco, CA.

Allan, E. J. (1999). Women administrators: What do we know; what do we need to know; and where should we go from here? Research Symposium Panelist. Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. San Antonio, TX.

Allan, E. J. (1997). Constructing women's status in academe: Limits and possibilities of university women's commission policy reports. Poster presentation. Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

Allan, E. & Andre, R. (1997). Making the familiar strange: Strategies for the classroom and beyond. Ohio Gender Equity Conference. Meeting of the American Association of University Women and the Ohio Department of Education. Perrysburg, Ohio.

Allan, E. & Shaw, D. (1993). Confronting and eliminating hazing in sororities. Annual Meeting of the Association of Fraternity Advisors. San Diego, California.

Allan, E. & Brueggemann, B. (1993). Group violence: Strategies for intervention & prevention. National Meeting, Association for Student Judicial Affairs. Clearwater, Florida.

Allan, E. (1992). A matter of principle: Promoting moral development through creative sanctioning. Annual Meeting, Association of Fraternity Advisors. Atlanta, Georgia.

Guest Lectures & Invited Appearances

Allan, E. J. (2005). Examining and transforming campus hazing cultures: Research update. General session for the National Hazing Symposium. November 30, 2005. Atlanta, GA.

Allan, E. J. (2005). Masculinity and hazing. Presentation for UMaine Male Athletes Against Violence (MAAV). November 21, 2005. Orono, ME.

Allan, E. J. (2005). Seeing through the haze: Perspectives on gender, masculinity, and hazing. Wabash College, October 20, 2005. Crawfordsville, IN.

Allan, E. J., Farnham, R., Lipkins, S. (2005). Hazing: A tradition that's worn out its welcome? General session for the National Association of Collegiate Athletic Directors National Conference. June 15, 2005. Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Allan, E. J. (2005). Understanding hazing: A multi-disciplinary approach. Keynote Presentation. Interfraternal Luncheon. National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Conference. March 20, 2005. Tampa, FL.

Allan, E. J. (2005). Seeing through the haze: Strategies for hazing prevention. Presentation for the faculty of the St. Paul 's School, Concord, NH. February 24, 2005

Allan, E. J. (2005). Research methods for qualitative inquiry. Invited speaker for FES 521: Research Methods in Forest Resources. University of Maine. February 2, 2005.

Allan, E. J., Estler, S. & Hoff, D. (2005). Allies and ally building. Half-day workshop. Invited presenters/facilitators for University of Maine Diversity Leadership Institute. February 16, 2005.

Allan, E. J. & Estler, S. E. (2005). Dodging the blame game: Unpacking the concept of privilege. Invited presenters/facilitators for the University of Maine Student Affairs Leadership Team. January 27, 2005.

Allan, E. J. (2004). Diversity, power and privilege in our backyard. Roundtable Discussion. Invited session for the Maine Association of Student Affairs Professionals statewide annual conference. October 29, 2004.

Allan, E. J. (2004). Interview for PBS Documentary: Unless a Death Occurs: A Hazing Tragedy Examined. Mountain Lake PBS.

Allan, E. J., Donaldson, G., Estler, S. & D. Hoff. (2004). Teaching Excellence Workshop. Difference, disadvantage, privilege and us: Toward more inclusive teaching and learning. University of Maine Center for Teaching Excellence. April 27, 2004.

Allan, E. J. & Estler, S. (2004). Diversity workshop: Leadership and the changing face of Maine schools. Maine School Leadership Network. Winslow, Maine. April 9, 2004.

Allan, E. J. & Madden, M. (2004). Still chilly? Undergraduate women's perceptions of classroom environments. Invited Lecture, Women in the Curriculum (WIC) Lunch Series at the University of Maine, March 30, 2004.

Allan, E. J. & Nuwer, H. (2003, 2004). Hazing prevention and eradication: Beyond the basics. National Audioconference sponsored by Magna Publications. October 15, 2003 & February 24, 2004.

Allan, E. J. (2003). Hazed and confused: Understanding the harm in hazing. Invited Speaker for University of Maine Student Development Association meeting. October 6, 2003. University of Maine, Orono, Maine.

Allan, E. J. (2003). Bringing voice to the silences of privilege: Strategies for faculty development and curricular change. Invited Presenter. 4th Annual Conference on White Privilege. April 9-12, 2003. Central College, Pella, Iowa.

Allan, E. J. & Nuwer, H. (2003). Live 1-hour radio interview about hazing for The Legal Huddle on the America Radio Network. October 12, 2003.

Allan, E. J. (2003). Preparing for an academic career. Guest Presenter at Center for Teaching Excellence Workshop, April 7, 2003. University of Maine, Orono, Maine.

Allan, E. J. (2002). Hazing and college students. University of Maine Resident Assistant Training. November. 7, 2002. University of Maine, Orono, Maine.

Allan, E. J. (2002). Seeing through the haze: Understanding the harm in hazing (and doing something about it!). Maine Youth Action Network 19 th Annual Statewide Peer Leadership Conference, November 14, 2002. Bangor, Maine.

Allan, E. J. (2002). Strategies for enhancing participation by under-represented groups in science and mathematics. Panelist. National Summer Conference on Integrating Science and Mathematics Education Research into Teaching. June 24, 2002. University of Maine, Orono, Maine.

Allan, E. J. (2002). Hazed and confused: Understanding the harm in hazing. Invited Community Lecture and Consultation with School District Administrators. Pentucket Regional School District, Merrimac, Massachusetts. May 16, 2002.

Allan, E. J. & Peters, J. (2002). The impact of violence on children and their performance in school. 8 th Annual Child Welfare Conference. Bangor Civic Center, Bangor, Maine. May 1, 2002.

Allan, E. J. (2002). Making the familiar strange: A women's studies peer education program. Invited talk with the Penobscot Branch of the American Association of University Women. March 13, 2002.

Allan, E. J. & Estler, S. (2001). Preparing Maine students to survive and thrive in multicultural colleges, universities, and work sites. Maine School Leadership Conference. September 27, 2001. University of Maine.

Allan, E. J. (2001). Enhancing women's status?: Examining (un)intended consequences of gender equity policy in academe. Invited Lecture, Maine Academic Management Institute, January 12, 2001. Unity College. Statewide initiative convened by President Theo Kalikow, University of Maine at Farmington.

Allan, E. J. (2001). Constructing women's status: Policy discourses of gender equity initiatives in higher education. Invited Lecture, Women in the Curriculum (WIC) Lunch Series at the University of Maine, April 4, 2001.

Allan, E. J. (2001). Hazing and athletics: Safe at home? Co-presentation with Hank Nuwer for the University of Maine Athletic Department. November 15, 2001.

Allan, E. J. & Estler, S. (2001). Preparing Maine students to survive and thrive in multicultural colleges, universities and work sites. Maine School Leadership Conference. September 27, 2001. University of Maine.

Allan, E. J. (2001). Creating an inclusive classroom climate. Graduate Teaching Assistant Training. Co-facilitator. University of Maine, August 29, 2001.

Allan, E. J. (2001). Back to school: What you should know about hazing, for Newsmakers: Live 1-hour interview and call-in show, WICC radio, Bridgeport, CT. August, 22, 2001.

Allan, E. J. (2001). Constructing women's status: Policy discourses of gender equity initiatives in higher education. Invited Lecture, Women in the Curriculum (WIC) Lunch Series at the University of Maine, April 4, 2001.

Allan, E. J., Estler, S., Cousins, S. & B. Smith. (2001). College students today: What do we know? What do we need to know ? Presentation for the Division of Student Affairs. University of Maine, March 29, 2001.

Allan, E. J. (2000). Fraternities and violence. March 22, 2000. WGAN Radio News ( Portland, Maine). Interview.

Allan, E. J. & Kitch, S. (1999). Peer Power!: A peer education program to empower Ohio youth. November, 1999. Ohio Talks. Thirty-minute live interview/call-in television talk show with the Ohio News Network, WBNS TV.

Allan, E. J. (1999). Doing discourse analysis. November, 1999. Research/Thesis Writing Course for graduate students in Women's Studies. The Ohio State University.

Allan, E. J. (1999). Campus rape: Issues for student affairs professionals. Guest Facilitator. Student Development Case Study Class for graduate students in Higher Education/Student Affairs. May, 1999. The Ohio State University.

Allan, E. J. (1999). Teaching and gender. April, 1999. Columbus Public Schools Teacher In-Service. West High School. Columbus, Ohio.

Allan, E. J. (1997). Looking inside women's first profession: Education. Panelist. May, 1997. The Ohio State University Department of Women's Studies 25th Anniversary Celebration.

Allan, E. J. (1998). Campus rape: Issues for student affairs professionals. Guest Facilitator. Student Development Case Study Class for graduate students in Higher Education/Student Affairs. May, 1998. The Ohio State University.

Allan, E. J. (1997-1999). Gender, communication and sexual violence. November 1997-99. Department of Communication, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Allan, E. J. (1997). "Failing at fairness": Gender equity in schools. Education Conference, Linworth Alternative High School. November, 1997. Worthington, Ohio.  

Allan, E. J. (1996). Women, leadership and higher education. Panelist. October, 1996. Leadership Conference. Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio.

Allan, E. J. (1997). Understanding gender equity. February, 1997. University College, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Allan, E. J. (1996-1998). Sexual violence: Working to make A change. November, 1996; May & December, 1997, May, 1998. Thomas Worthington High School. Worthington, Ohio.

Allan, E. J. & Jones, S. (1995). Gender & sexual violence. Spring & Autumn 1995. Department of Athletics CHAMPS program. Seminar Series for Student Athletes. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Allan, E. & Jones, S. (1995). Racism & rape prevention. Invited Presentation. Ohio Coalition On Sexual Assault Theory & Practice, Statewide Conference. Columbus, Ohio.

Allan, E. J. (1994). Women and leadership. September, 1994. Undergraduate Leadership Retreat. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Allan, E. J. (1994). The ripple effect: Collective action against hazing. April, 1994. Invited Keynote Address for Leadership Symposium. University of Texas, Austin, Texas.

Sagaria, M.A., Allan, E., & J. Burrows (1994). Examining institutional best practices for women as career professionals in higher education. Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Tempe, Arizona.

Allan, E. J. (1994). Building community. March, 1994. Ohio Regional Greek Leadership Conference. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Allan, E. J. (1992). Promoting academic achievement. February, 1992. Invited Keynote Address. Sigma Phi Epsilon Eastern Regional Convention. Boston, Massachusetts.

Allan, E. J. (1992). Confronting the perils of groupthink in your organization. Association of College Unions International Regional Meeting. Durham, New Hampshire.  

Research Appointments

Research Associate School of Educational Policy & Leadership 1996
Researched contemporary issues impacting women in academe including affirmative action, retrenchment and restricted institutional gifts.

Research Associate School of Educational Policy & Leadership 1994
Prepared proposal for Midwest Higher Education Commission's study of institutional best practices for women as career professionals in higher education.

Funding

North American Inter-fraternal Foundation (NIF) grant to fund regional pilot study for national study on the nature and prevalence of hazing in U.S. higher education. $28,000. 2004-2005.

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Foundation grant to contribute toward funding regional pilot study for national study on the nature and prevalence of hazing in U.S. higher education. $1,800. 2004-2005.

North American Inter-fraternal Foundation seed grant to support development of national study on the nature and prevalence of hazing in U.S. higher education. $7,000. 2003-2004.

North American Inter-fraternal Foundation seed grant to support development of national study on the nature and prevalence of hazing in U.S. higher education. $5,000. 2002-2003.

University of Maine Summer Faculty Research grant to support research on policy documents of University Women's Commissions. $7,5000. Summer 2003.

Women in the Curriculum summer research support grant to study policy documents of University Women's Commissions. $3,000. The University of Maine, 2001

Received a $25,000 grant from the Columbus Foundation to support Peer Power! a peer education program designed to reduce violence in schools and promote understanding of how gender, race and other identity differences influence our lives. The Ohio State University, 2000.

Received a President's Council for Outreach and Engagement grant to support a Women's Studies Peer Education Program designed to provide education on equity issues to high school students in Ohio, $8,000. The Ohio State University, 1999.

Received an Issues Networking Seed Grant to support a Women's Studies Peer Education Program designed to provide education on gender-related issues to high school students in Ohio, $10,000. The Ohio State University, 1998.

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

Honors

The Ohio State University Heldt Memorial Scholarship, 1999.
The Ohio State University Fleck Houghton Scholarship, 1999.
The Ohio State University Antoinette Lowry Barr Scholarship, 1997.
The Ohio State University Earl W. Anderson Memorial Scholarship, 1996.
The Ohio State University Professional Staff Member Award, Student Gender & Sexuality Services, 1999.
The Ohio State University Ally/Advocate Award, Student Gender & Sexuality Services, 1998.
The Ohio State University Women's Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Teaching & Programming, 1995.

Outstanding Publication Award
AERA Division J Outstanding Publication Award, April 2005.

First Place Research Award
The Ohio State University Graduate Research Forum, April 1999.

Financial Support for Dissertation Research
Elizabeth D. Gee Grant for Research on Women. The Ohio State University 1997.  

Invited Scholar
Gender Equity Research Symposium. April 2003. Annual Meeting for the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL.

Qualitative Research Seminar. March 1997. Nominee from The Ohio State University. One of 30 nationally selected doctoral student participants. Annual Meeting for the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL.

Graduate Student Seminar on Higher Education Policy. November, 1994. Nominee from The Ohio State University. One of 40 nationally selected doctoral student participants. Annual Meeting for the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Tempe, AZ.

ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

College of Education and Human Development Human Subjects Committee member, 2002-present.
University Teaching Council, 2005-present.
Diversity Implementation Committee, University of Maine, 2004.
Service Learning Leadership Team, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maine, 2002-present.
Search Committee, faculty positions for Educational Leadership, 2003.
Women's Studies Advisory Committee, University of Maine, 2000-present.
Board Member, Rape Response Services of Penobscot & Piscataquis Counties, 2001-2003.
Student Conduct Code Committee, University of Maine, 2000-2003.
GLBTAllies Council, University of Maine, 2000-present.
Safe Campus Task Force Member, University of Maine, 2001-present.
Women's Studies Advisory and Development Committee, The Ohio State University, 1999.
Rape Education and Prevention Program Consultant and Facilitator, 1995-1999.
Women's Studies Undergraduate Forum Advisor to Community Peer Education Program, 1997-1999.
Neighborhood Institute Community Development Planning Committee, The Ohio State University, 1994.
Alcohol Advisory Committee, The Ohio State University, 1994-1995.
President's Commission on the Status of Women, University of New Hampshire, 1992-1993.
Search Committee, Vice President for Student Affairs, University of New Hampshire, 1992-1993.
Search Committee for Student Union Director, University of New Hampshire, 1993.
Association of Fraternity Advisors Regional Coordinator, 1992-1993.
City of Hope AIDS Benefit Fundraising, 1992-1995
Campus Ministry Board of Directors, University of New Hampshire, 1990-1992.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association for the Study of Higher Education
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
American Educational Research Association
American College Personnel Association
American Association of University Women
Maine Association of Student Affairs Practitioners

DISSERTATION ADVISING  

Completed Dissertations

Iverson, S. V. (December 2005). A policy discourse analysis of U.S. university diversity action plans. Doctoral Dissertation in Higher Educational Leadership. Committee chair.

Sadlier, H. (August 2005). A successful prinicipal's conversations: Perceived effects on relationships and school climate. University of Maine, Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership. Committee member.

Knowles, P. (May 2005). Constructing the experience of gay and lesbian high school students in Maine. University of Maine, Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership. Committee member.

Ostrow, J. (August 2003). Crystallizing Alex: A qualitative case study of what influences one second grade teacher's literacy instruction. University of Maine, Doctor of Education, Literacy Education. Committee member.

Dissertations in Progress

Gordon, S. (Fall/Spring 2005). An exploration of educators' perceptions concerning the multicultural education of students in New England physical therapist programs. Doctoral Dissertation in Higher Educational Leadership. Committee member.

Baldwin, E. (Fall 2005). A large-scale conservation vision for Maine 's northern forest: decision leaders perspective on land-use conflicts in the northern forest. Doctoral Dissertation in Forestry. Committee member.

Baker, T. (2006). Literary theory in the secondary English classroom. Doctoral Dissertation in Literacy Education. Committee member.

Menard, C. (2006). New job, New school system, now what? How curriculum directors perceive their socialization experiences. Doctoral Dissertation in Educational Leadership. Committee member.

Beaulieu, E. H. (2006). An empirical study of state accountability systems for adult education professional development. Doctoral Dissertation in Literacy Education. Committee member.

Foote, D. D. (2006). An autoethnography of the role of the facilitator of an after-school program for high school students on social justice and cultural studies pedagogy. Doctoral Dissertation-individualized PhD program. Committee member.

 

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