2016

Doctoral Graduates

Spring 2016

Courtney Karmelita, D Ed
Exploring Adult Learners' Experiences Transitioning to Higher Education
Chair:Adnan Qayyum
Campus:University Park

Amy Thul-Sigler, D Ed
The Effects of Career Interventions on the career Uncertainty of Adults
Chair: Davin Carr-Chellman
Campus: University Park

Edith Gnanadass, Ph.D
Perpetual Outsiders?: Learning Race in the South Asian American Experience

Chair: Fred Schied
Campus: University Park

Elizabeth S. Shakespeare, Ph.D
How Female Faculty Negotiate the Tensions between Personal Aspirations and Socio-culturally Based Expectations in Academia
Chair: Ladislaus M. Semali
Campus: University Park

Jonathan W. Wrigglesworth, Ph.D
Chasing Desires and Meeting Needs: Filipinas in South Korea, Mobile Phones, Social Networks, Social Support and Informal Learning
Chair: Susan Land
Campus: University Park

SUMMER 2016

Michelle L. Covert, Ph.D
Negotiating Contradictions: Rural Student-Mothers and Online Learning
Chair: Davin Carr-Chellman
Campus: University Park

Patricia Holland Webb, Ph.D
Bearing Witness: Informal Learning Among Critical Care Nurses in the Context of Traumatic Suffering
Chair: Fred Schied
Campus: University Park

Scott James Sheely, D. Ed
Knowledge Production and Transmission in an Agricultural Industry Cluster: The Poultry Business in South Central Pennsylvania
Chair: Fred Schied
Campus: University Park


FALL 2016

Christos Anagiotos, Ph.D.
Learning Ethno-National Identity in Areas of Conflick: A Comparative Narrative Analysis of Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot Young Adults
Chair: Fred Schied
Campus: University Park


Adelina G. Hvistova
Gendered of Mobile Phone Usage: The Case of a Group of Romani Women from Southwestern Bulgaria and their Informal Learning
Chair: Fred Schied
Campus: University Park