Department: Teachers College Deans Office
Research Focus: Using adult education theories to advance college student development in co-curricular programs.
Potential Student Project(s): Potential student research projects include: co-curricular program evaluation in higher education, introduction to intermediate to advanced academic research practices, development of self-directed learning tools/resources for undergraduate students, and scholarly writing/publication.
Attributes/skills/background sought in undergraduate: Potential mentee(s) must be aspiring educators in K-12 or post-secondary. Student(s) will have an interest in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in educational settings. Ideals personal characteristics: should be teachable, have good time management, a motivated to learn intermediate to advanced academic research methods. Student(s) should be resourceful, ok with learning to be ok with exploring unclear questions, and proactively communicate their needs and questions related to the work, to the faculty mentor.
Mentoring Plan: Mentee must be able to meet one-on-one mostly in person for approximately 1.5 hours a week regularly, for the Fall or Spring semester. Student will haveclear deliverables with deadlines. (student commits to a total of 5 hours a week on the project).
Contact: 765-285-8545, TC206-B