Accomplishments: College of Education

August 5, 2022
Danica G. Hays (Education) recently published the second edition of the text, "Qualitative Research in Education and Social Sciences" through Cognella Publishing. The text provides readers with an in-depth guide on planning, conducting, and reporting qualitative research to inform multiple education, clinical, and other social sciences professions…
August 4, 2022
Noah Romero (Education) published "Theorizing Māori-Philippine solidarities through agential realism and punk rock pedagogy" in the latest issue of Research in Education. The study examines the work of Philippine artists in Aotearoa (New Zealand) through the lenses of punk culture, posthumanism, and Indigenous futurity to show what Indigenous and…
August 4, 2022
Shaoan Zhang and Safiyya Bintali (both Teaching and Learning) presented "Enhancing Preservice Teachers’ Identity Through an Informal Learning Community” at the Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference. 
August 4, 2022
Danielle Mireles (Education) published their study, "Theorizing Racist Ableism in Higher Education," in a special issue of Teachers College Record (TCR) on Disability Critical Race Theory (DisCrit) titled “Imagining Possible Futures: Disability Critical Race Theory as a Lever for Praxis in Education” and edited by Subini Ancy Annamma, Beth A.…
July 26, 2022
Peter Wiens (Teaching and Learning), along with collaborators Christine Zizzi and Chad Heatwole of the University of Rochester, published the article "Instructional Grouping Theory: Optimizing Classrooms and the Placement of Ranked Students." In the article, the authors use a theoretical, mathematical approach to examining the best way to group…
July 19, 2022
Jacob D. Skousen (Educational Psychology Leadership and Higher Education) coauthored the book chapter "Efforts to Prevent Mass Shootings in Schools: The Practice, the Costs, and Superintendents’ Experiences with Arming School Personnel" in the book Reclaiming Local Control through Superintendents, School Boards, and Community Activism. The…
July 15, 2022
Samuel Lee (Hospitality) was recognized with the Best Presentation award for his virtual presentation of the research study "Utilizing the Free Association Method and Netnography to Expose Hotel Guests' Technostress" along with his co-authors, Mehmet Erdem, Billy Bai, Chih-Chien Chen (all Hospitality), Eda Anlamlier (Lee Business) and Lee Ann…
July 7, 2022
Kim Nehls (Business) and Doris Watson (Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education), along with Brandy Smith of Nevada State College, published an article, "Perceptions of Student Affairs Administrators at an Emerging Minority Serving Institution," in the special issue of About Campus on Hispanic Serving Institutions.
June 20, 2022
Samuel Song (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) was an invited speaker at the The Restorative and Trauma-Informed Summer Summit hosted by Clark County School District's (CCSD) equity and diversity education department earlier this month. The goal of the summit was to provide high-quality professional development to CCSD…
June 18, 2022
Patrice Leverett (Counselor Education, School Psychology and Human Services) and collaborators published a new article, "Decolonizing School Psychology Research: A Systematic Literature Review in the Journal of Social Issues. 
June 17, 2022
January Durant and Dan Wright (both Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education) examined the relation between two of the standardized tests used at the Clark County School District and the growth on these scores by demographic variables in their article, "Exploring the Associations Between MAP Growth and SBA by Demographics."
June 15, 2022
Miguel M. Gonzales (Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education) and Maria B. Roberts (Education) published "Realities of Leading Change: Challenges and Successes of an Innovation Faced by Principals" in the International Journal of Educational Reform.