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EDLD Dissertation Defenses

The following are a list of defended or scheduled Educational Leadership Defenses during the 2021-2022 Academic Year

NameDefenseTitleDate/TimeLocation/LinkCommittee
Marla BrunerDissertationDying for Change: The Impact of Awareness Prevention and Intervention on Graduate Assistant Stress 8-31-2021
1:00-3:00 PM
Steven Tolman, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Ashley Walker
Rebecca CoferProspectusPerceived Gains Associated With Peer Tutor and Supplemental Instruction Leader Experiences10-11-2021
9:30-11:30 AM
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Pamela Wells
Jennifer SynoDissertationAn Examination of Faculty and Staff Collaboration and Relationships in Higher Education10-20-2021
9:30-11:30 AM
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Dan Calhoun
Benjamin PhillipsProspectusLeadership self-efficacy of participants in undergraduate on-campus leadership programming10-26-2021
2:30-4:30 PM
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Brandon Hunt
Alfreda HowardProspectusWhy So Few Women? A Case Study of Female Superintendents in P-12 Public Education Systems11-12-2021
9:00-11:00 AM
Paul Brinson, Chair
Meca Williams-Johnson
Elise Cain
Tiffany DavisPre-ProspectusA Study of Leadership Expectations and Training at South College11-17-2021
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Steven Tolman, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Dan Calhoun
Michael Butcher
Nicholas UrquhartProspectusThe relationship between dual enrollment programs, race, socioeconomic status, retention, and graduation11-18-2021
3:00-5:00 PM
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Richard Cleveland
Lisa FutchProspectusExamining the impact of trauma-informed care on the social-emotional outcomes of students with emotional behavioral disorders1-20-2022
8:00-10:00 AM
Elise Cain, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Terry Diamanduros
Donald AriailDissertationThe Ethicality and Political Skill of Leaders and Subordinate Job Satisfaction: A Study of Accounting Faculty2-3-2022
2:00-4:00 PM
Dan Calhoun, Chair
Carl (Kip) Sorgen
Juliann Sergi McBrayer
Jeremy DavisDissertationEducational Transformational Leadership and Teacher Organizational Citizenship Behavior Motives 2-15-2022
2:30-4:30 PM
Juliann Sergi McBrayer
Bryan Griffin
Suzanne Miller
Allen PriceDissertationThe Differences Between Instructional Leadership Practices of Georgia
Reward Highest Performing, Georgia Reward Highest Progress, and Georgia Needs
Improvement Elementary Schools
3-21-2022
1:00-3:00 PM
Lina Soares, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Teri Denlea Melton
Yasar Bodur
Rebecca CoferDissertationPerceived student gains associated with peer tutor and supplemental instruction leader experiences.3-30-2022
2:30-4:30 PM
Virtual Defense: http://meet.google.com/sjb-tuvf-pdoJuliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Pam Wells
Alfreda HowardDissertationWhy So Few Women? A Case Study of Female Superintendents in P-12 Public Education Systems4-7-2022
1:00-3:00 PM
Paul Brinson, Chair
Meca Williams-Johnson
Elise Cain
Amy D. SmithProspectus Sense of Belonging on a Consolidated Campus: A Mixed Methods Exploration of Student Perceptions05-26-2022
9:00-11:00 AM
Virtual Defense: https://georgiasouthern.zoom.us/j/82298237993?pwd=dHBWdy9GdFNHYzdpVEtFUWJnNWV5dz09
Steven Tolman, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Elise Cain
Benjamin PhillipsDissertationLeadership self-efficacy in undergraduate on-campus leadership programming
5-26-2022
2:30-4:30 PM
Virtual Defense:
https://georgiasouthern.zoom.us/j/85371208137?pwd=3DdVFyVGhBc3czTmswdUl6b1l6KzJHdz09
Juliann McBrayer, Chair
Antonio Gutierrez de Blume
Brandon Hunt
Nicholas UrquhartDissertationRelationship Between Participation in Dual Enrollment Programs, Students’ Race and Socioeconomic Status and their Retention and Graduation6-8-2022
9:30-11:30 AM
Virtual Defense:
https://georgiasouthern.zoom.us/j/86522592833?pwd=ZR5v033J0vDhqwUrDGusl5Fvna89iv.1
Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Richard Cleveland
Sara KarlssonPre-ProspectusResiliency and Burnout Among Faculty and Staff in Higher Education6-15-2022
1:00-3:00 PM
Virtual Defense:
https://zoom.us/j/93586120070?pwd=TFVoVkRBL0FGZ24xdWh5MU9HK1Izdz09
Steven Tolman, Chair
Cordelia Zinskie
Pamela Wells

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Last updated: 5/18/2022