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Block, Caryn J. (2015). The impact of color-blind racial ideology on maintaining racial disparities in organizations. In H.A. Neville & D.W. Sue (Eds.), The Myth of Racial Color Blindness: Manifestation, Dynamics, and Impact (pp. 263 - 286). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Reddington, L.A., Peverly, S.T., & Block, C.J. (2015). An examination of some cognitive and motivation variables related to gender differences in lecture note-taking. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 1(31). DOI: 10.1007/s11145-015-9566-z.
Bowers, Alex J. Shoho, A.R. ,& Barnett, B.G. (2015). Challenges and opportunities of educational leadership research and practice: The state of the field and its multiple futures – international research on school leadership (Vol. 6). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing Inc.
Bowers, Alex J. (2015). Site selection in school district research: A measure of effectiveness using hierarchical longitudinal growth models of performance. School Leadership & Management, 35(1), pp. 39-61.
NSF Grant: "BIGDATA: Eager: Using Big Data to Investigate Longitudinal Education Outcomes through Visual Analytics." $299,680, two-year award (starting October 1).
Deutsch, M., Marcus, E.C., Brazaitis, S.J. (2015). Developing a global community. In M. Gallucio (Ed.), Handbook of international negotiation: Interpersonal, intercultural, and diplomatic perspectives. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
Brazaitis, S.J. (2015). Extraordinary teams: How to create, grow and sustain teams that excel. Paper presented at Google, New York, NY, November 3, 2015.
Corbin Campbell was awarded the National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship for "Assessing College Educational Quality: An Inside View of Teaching Quality and Academic Rigor in U.S. College and University Classrooms." Dr. Campbell was also appointed to the Editorial Board of Review of Higher Education.
As of June 2015, Madhabi Chatterji has assumed the position of co-editor of Quality Assurance in Education, an international peer-reviewed journal focusing on topics and issues of educational assessment, evaluation, and quality.
Editor of a Journal Special Issue: Chatterji, Madhabi (2014) (Guest Ed.). Issues in educational assessment, accountability, and quality. Quality Assurance in Education, 22(4). Special Issue.
Drago-Severson, Ellie, Maslin-Ostrowski, P., Asghar, A., & Stuebner Gaylor, S. (2015). Learning & teaching qualitative data analysis in a US university: Creating supports and scaffolds for researcher development. Victor X Wang (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research (pp. 181-205). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Drago-Severson, Ellie & Blum-DeStefano, J. (August 2015). Make time to recharge: Growth and renewal play key roles in sustaining school leaders. Journal of Staff Development, 36(4), pp. 38-42.
Drago-Severson, E., Roy, P., & von Frank, V. (2015). Unpacking the Leaning Forward Standards for Professional Learning: Learning Designs. Thousand Oaks: Cowin/Sage Press and Leaning Forward.
Dr. Drago-Severson delivered the keynote speech this past September at Sarah Lawrence College’s Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics, entitled “Caring for Your Professional Growth: The Promise of Building Internal Capacity Through Immunity to Change.” She also gave the keynote speech this past summer at the Ralph Tyler Day Annual Lecture, entitled “Supporting Adult Development: Promising Practices for Building Internal Capacity.”
New Grant Monies:
Project Title: The Tatweer-Teachers College Literacy Project. Grantor: United States Institute of Peace. Grant: $129,800
Noah Drezner is the 6th Annual Barbara Townsend Endowed Lecturer at the Association for the Study of Higher Education in November 2015. His talk is entitled, "Fundraising and Institutional Advancement: Theory, Pracitce, and New Paradigms." Dr. Drezner has also been honored with the Phillip Merrill Presidential Scholar Mentor award at the University of Maryland.
Nadelstern, Eric. (2015, October 6). Why schools shouldn't close for religious holidays. Noodle. Retrieved from https://www.noodle.com/articles/why-schools-shouldnt-close-for-religious-holidays133
Nadelstern, Eric. (2015, September 15). Violence and urban schools. Education Update Online. Retrieved from http://educationupdate.com/homeroom/2015/09/violence-and-urban-schools-1.html#.Vj0vjberRpg
Nadelstern, Eric. (2015, September 18). Remembering Thomas Sobol, former state education commissioner. Chalkbeat. Retrieved from http://ny.chalkbeat.org/2015/09/18/remembering-thomas-sobol-former-state-education-commissioner/#.Vh1azOxVhHw
Neumann, Anna & Pallas, A.M. (2015). Critical policy analysis, the craft of qualitative research, and analysis of data on the Texas Top 10% Law. In Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education, edited by A. Martinez Aleman, B. Pusser, & E.M. Bensimon (pp. 153-173). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Neumann was also awarded a second year of funding on a grant from the Teagle Foundation toward the support of MetroCITI (Metropolitan Colleges Institute for Teaching Improvement), which seeks to provide institutional and professional development opportunities to faculty teaching in the liberal education curriculum of high-diversity colleges and universities in the larger NY Metro area. The work encompasses delivery of services and research on teaching and faculty professional development. She also gave the keynote talk this past September at the inauguration of New Jersey Institute of Technology’s opening of its campus-wide Teaching Excellence Center, entitled “Creating Careers of Powerful Teaching and Learning – Core Premises and Practices.”
Caryn Block and Debra Noumair are co-editing a special issue of the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, titled: “Understanding diversity dynamics in systems: Social equality as an organizational change issue.” Dr. Noumair is co-editor of an annual book series entitled, Research in Organization Change & Development, which is published in Emerald. Volume 23 of the series was published during the summer of 2015. Dr. Noumair also co-chaired the symposium at The Academy of Management in Vancouver, onResearch Trajectories in Organization Change & Development: Conversations with Volume 23 Authors.
Pasmore, William A. (2015). Leading continuous change: Managing churn in the real world. Oakland: Berrett Koehler.
In honor of Dr. Pasmore and his colleague Dick Woodman from Texas A&M University, the Academy of Management Organization and Development division now gives an award annually named the “Pasmore-Woodman award” to recognize scholars who have made substantial contributions to the field as a result of their sustained collaboration. The first such award was given out in Vancouver this past August.
Commentary piece: Perry, Elissa L., Golom, F.D., & McCarthy, J. (in press). Generational differences: Let’s not throw the Babyboomer out with the bathwater. In Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.
Dr. Perry has also been invited to be the keynote speaker at “Age in the Workplace Meeting” at the Kemmy Business School of the University of Limerick in Ireland, November 4-8, 2015.
Yorks, Lyle (2015). The practice of teaching cooperative inquiry. In H. Bradbury (Ed.), The Sage Handbook of Action Research, 3rd edition (pp. 256-264). London: Sage Publications.
Voronov, M. & Yorks, Lyle. (2015). "Did you notice that?" Theorizing differences in the capacity to apprehend institutional contradictions. Academy of Management Review, 40, 563-586.
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