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Caryn J.  Block

Caryn J. Block

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.

Alex J.  Bowers

Alex J. Bowers

Boyce, J., & Bowers, Alex J. (2016). Principal turnover: Are there different types of principals who move from or leave their schools? A latent class analysis of the 2007-08 schools and staffing survey and the 2008-09 principal follow-up survey. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 15(3), 237-272. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15700763.2015.1047033

Bowers, Alex J. (2017). Quantitative research methods training in education leadership and administration preparation programs as disciplined inquiry for building school improvement capacity. Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 12(1), 72-96.

Wang, Y., Bowers, Alex. J, & Fikis, D. (2017). Automated text data mining analysis of five decades of educational leadership research literature: Probabilistic topic modeling of EAQ articles from 1965 to 2014. Educational Administration Quarterly, 53(2), 289-323.

NSF Grant: "BIGDATA: Eager: Using Big Data to Investigate Longitudinal Education Outcomes through Visual Analytics" - $299,680, two-year award (starting October 1).

NSF Grant: "Building Community and Capacity for Data-Intensive Evidence-Based Decision Making in Schools and Districts" - $499,623.

American Educational Research Association: "Disrupting the Digital Norm" - $20,000.

Sarah  Brazaitis

Sarah Brazaitis

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.

Madhabi  Chatterji

Madhabi Chatterji

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.  She is also serving on the Editorial Advisory Board for Publication at the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) at the University of Colorado, Boulder, for three years, starting in 2015-16.  And she is also served on the 2016 Robert L. Linn DIstinguished Address Award Committee of Division D, American Educational Research Association (AERA).

In the Spring of 2016, Dr. Chatterji began serving on the New York City Performance Series, Technical Advisory Board, a program for developing and validating large scale educational assessments for the NYC Board of Education, for a 2-3 year term.

Peter  Coleman

Peter Coleman

New Grant Monies:

Project Title: The Tatweer-Teachers College Literacy Project. Grantor: United States Institute of Peace. Grant: $129,800

Ellie  Drago-Severson

Ellie Drago-Severson

Drago-Severson, E. (2016, April). Learning designs: Use a variety of practice to connect with all. Journal of Staff Development, 37(1), 38-42.

Drago-Severson, E. (2016). Teaching, learning, and leading in today's complex world: Reaching new heights with a developmental approach. International Journal of Ledaership in Education, 19(1).

Drago-Severson, E. & Blum-DeStefano, J. (2016). Tell me so I can hear you: A developmental apprach to feedback for educators. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Drago-Severson, E. (2016). Helping Educators Grow: Supporting the Building of Internal Capacity. Inaugural UCEA/UVA Cooper Keynote Lecturer. University of Virginia, Charlottesville.

Noah  Drezner

Noah Drezner

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.

Terry  Maltbia

Terry Maltbia

Terry Maltbia awarded Chase Coaching Project from J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, for $102,710.

Terry Maltbia named “Coach of the Month” by the New York Chapter of the International Coach Federation.

Terry Maltbia has been awarded with funding fromThe Heckscher Foundation for Children, in partnership with REACH, LLC, for the Columbia Coaching Program from May 2016 to February 2017.

Terry Maltbia was quoted in Milne-Tyte. M. (2016, February 25). The business coaching industry is booming. NPR Marketplace. Retrieved from http://www.marketplace.org/2016/02/25/world/business-coaching-business-booming



Victoria  Marsick

Victoria Marsick

Victoria Marsick was awarded $60,000 grant from the Cambridge Leadership Group for her project, titled "Organizational Leadership and Change."

Gephart, Martha A., & Marsick, Victoria J. (2016). Strategic organizational learning: Using system dynamics for innovation and sustained performance. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Anna  Neumann

Anna Neumann

Neumann, Anna & Campbell, Corbin (2016). Homing in on learning and teaching. Current approaches and future directions for higher education policy. In M. Bastedo, P. Altbach, R. Berdahl, & P. Gumport (Eds.), American higher education in the 21st century (pp. 401-431). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Neumann has been appointed to the Advisory Group for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s inaugural research initiative on the value and effectiveness of a liberal arts education, under the new Mellon Research Forum for investigating cross-sector problems in the humanities, arts, and higher education.

Debra  Noumair

Debra Noumair

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.

William A.  Pasmore

William A. Pasmore

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.

Elissa L.  Perry

Elissa L. Perry

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.

James D.  Westaby

James D. Westaby

Westaby, J.D., Woods, N., & Pfaff, D.L. (2016). Extending dynamic network theory to group and social interaction analysis: Uncovering key behavioral elements, cycles, and emergent states. Organizational Psychology Review, 6, 34-62.

Lyle  Yorks

Lyle Yorks

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. 

Kasl, E. & Yorks, Lyle. (2016). Do I really know you? Do you really know me? Empathy amid diversity in differing learning contexts. Adult Education Quarterly, 66(1), 3-20.




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