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Faculty Research (Compiled December 2014)

The latest faculty presentations, publications, grants and proposals.


Baker, D.P. (April 2014). The education revolution and our global future: David Baker at TEDxFulbright.

Presented at TEDxFulbright about the baseline change in education across the world’s population and the impact that change has on society.

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2014, October 8). Sex life of the economy: Where jobs and income come from.

Workshop presented at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2014, October 15). Birds do it, bees do it: The birth of jobs and income.

Presentation at 2014 Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board Symposium.

Boggess, L. B., & Shakespeare, E. S. (October 2014) What’s the Big Idea? Going Beyond Communities of Practice for an Innovative Faculty Development Framework.

Presented at the 20 International Annual Conference of the Online Learning Consortium.

Frankenberg, E. (2014). School integration in the post-Parents Involved era. In C. Ivery & J. Bassett (eds.), Reclaiming Integration and the Language of Race in the "Post-Racial" Era.

Frankenberg, E. (2014). Assessing the status of school desegregation sixty years after Brown. Michigan State Law Review.

Frankenberg, E., Diem, S. L., & Siegel-Hawley, G. (2014). Overcoming the city-suburban educational divide? The merger of the Memphis City and Shelby County school systems. Paper presented at the annual meeting of University Council of Educational Administrators, Washington, DC.

McLaughlin, J.S., Coyle, M., & Baker, R.M. (2014). Transforming and undergraduate laboratory experience into a research environment.

Presented at the 2014 Northeast Region Association for Science Teacher Education (NE-ASTE).

Winnick, J. B., & Woika, S. A.  (October, 2014).  Federal Laws and Diabetes: Assessment and Eligibility Issues in School-Age Children and Youth With Diabetes.  

Workshop presented at the Fall School Psychology Conference co-sponsored by The Pennsylvania State University and the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania.

Woika, S. A.  (October, 2014).  Practical Guidance for Supervisors of School Psychologist. 

Workshop presented at the Fall School Psychology Conference co-sponsored by The Pennsylvania State University and the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania.

List of the presentations from University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA)

How important is the Match between the Characteristics and Experiences of Principals and Their Supervisors? Nik Barkauskas, Ed Fuller

Black School Leaders, Teachers, and Students: A Twenty-Year Trend Analysis in Texas Heather Bennett, Ed Fuller

Developing Teacher Leaders: An Evaluation of an Online Teacher Leadership Program Adam J. Hocker, Ed Fuller

Teacher Turnover in Texas by Pathway to Certification Jing Liu, Ed Fuller

How Teacher Collaboration Can Transform High School Classrooms Stephen Kotok, Sakiko Ikoma, Katerina Bodovski

Racial Inequality and Poverty in Mayberry: Leadership Development in High-Needs Rural Schools Bonnie C. Fusarelli, North Carolina State; Lance D. Fusarelli, North Carolina State; Jerry D. Johnson, Univ of North Florida; Kai Schafft, Penn State; William Larson, Ohio Univ; Kristina Astrid Hesbol, Univ of Denver; Douglas Hesbol, Univ of Denver; Tricia Browne-Ferrigno, Univ of Kentucky

Evaluating Principal Preparation Programs: Critiquing the Past and Moving Forward Ed Fuller, Penn State; Liz Hollingworth, Univ of Iowa; Michelle D. Young, UCEA

Leadership Challenges in Leveling the Playing Field across Unequal Contexts Julia Mahfouz, The Pennsylvania State Univ; Nik Barkauskas, Erica Sausner, Mindy Kornhaber

Increasing Faculty Diversity in Colleges of Education, Strategically Wayne D. Lewis, Univ of Kentucky; Ericka Hollis, Univ of Kentucky/Morehead State Univ; Willis Jones, Univ of Kentucky; Neal Hutchens, Penn State

Charter Schools and the Racial Segregation of Students Erica Frankenberg

Financial Impact of Charter Districts on Traditional Public Districts William Hartman

Student Mobility and Transfer Patterns of Students Attending Charter Schools Bryan Mann, Ed Fuller

The Impact of Cyber Charter Schools on Rural Schools Stephen Kotok, Kai Schafft

Evaluating Principals: Is There a Better Way? Ed Fuller, Penn State Univ; Liz Hollingworth, Univ of Iowa; Michelle D. Young, UCEA

State and Federal Policy Impacting Leadership Preparation Ed Fuller

Methodologies for Studying the Legal Components of Education Issues Jacqueline Stefkovich


Byun, S., Henck, A., & Post, D. (2014). Cross-national variations in student employment and academic performance: The roles of national context and international law. Comparative Education Review, 85(4), 621-652.

Fernandez, F. J., & Rankin, S. R. (2014). Navigating Academic Mine Fields: Challenges to Academic Success and Persistence for Student- Veterans. ASHE Conference.

Frankenberg, E., & Diem, S. (Dec 2014). Voluntary integration and school board leadership in Louisville, Kentucky. In K. Bowman (ed.), The pursuit of racial and ethnic inequality in American public schools: Mendez, Brown and beyond. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Kim, K.-N., & Baker, R.M. (2014). The assumed benefits and hidden costs of adult learners’ college enrollment. Research in Higher Education, 1–24.

Orfield, G., & Frankenberg, E. (2014). Increasingly segregated and unequal schools as courts reverse policy. Educational Administration Quarterly.

Pronko, R. B. (2014). Shale jobs contribute to the Pennsylvania economy (Interview of Rose Baker and David Passmore about their research on Marcellus Shale natural gas development). Marcellus Business Central, 4(3), 3-5.

Rothwell, W. J., Zaballero, A. G., & Park, J. G. (2014). Optimizing Talent in the Federal Workforce.

Rothwell, W. J. (2014). Creating Engaged Employees: It’s Worth the Investment.

Schlager, O. M., & Woika, S. A. (2014) Children with Special Needs and Tuition Reimbursement for Private Schooling: What Does the Law Say? The Pennsylvania Administrator. 18(2), 31-33.

Winnick, J. B., & Woika, S. A.  (2014).  Diabetes in school-age children:  Assessment and eligibility issues.  Communique.  42(7), 1, 29-31.

Woika, S. A.  (2014).  Something Old, Something New:  Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008. Insight. 34(3), 6-7.

Recently Awarded Grants (Compiled September 17 through December 4)

James T. Herbert, Wendy A. Coduti, Jason E. Gines
U.S. Department of Education
ong-term Training of New Personnel to Work in State Vocational Rehabilitation.