Gradmentor Research

IMG_2393ps

I have several research passions that occupy my spare moments and I love to share them. (My dream is to build a virtual online graduate colloquium that features a new subject every month.)

Here is an introduction to a few of my favorite research specialties. As time permits I will provide more topics and key research on each topic that I have found to be valuable.

Contents of this page include:    

(1) Attrition In Doctoral Education: Trends, Causes, Solutions
(2) Factors Influencing Employee Burnout in the Professions
(3) Trends in Adjunct Faculty Employment in Higher Education
(4) Enhancing Faculty Vitality and Faculty Development in Academic Institutions
(5) First-Generation University Graduates Who Pursue the PhD
(6) Women’s Inequality in Higher Education Professions
(7) Trends and Issues in Student Mental Health in Higher Education
(8) Assessing Campus Climate on College and University Campuses
(9) LGBTQI Student Trends, Issues and Campus Climate in American Higher Education
(10) Impact of Toxic Workplace Environments and Toxic Managers 
(11) Workplace Democracy and Authoritarian Leadership in the 21st Century 
(12) Human Sexuality and Gender Identity Across the Lifespan 

 

************************************

(1) Attrition In Doctoral Education: Trends, Causes, Solutions

[For further references on this topic, see the section of References on Success and Survival in Graduate School on the Graduate References section of GradMentor]


(2) Factors Influencing Employee Burnout in the Professions


(3) Trends in Adjunct Faculty Employment in Higher Education, 1980 to the Present

(4) Enhancing Faculty Vitality and Faculty Development in Academic Institutions

(5) First-Generation University Graduates Who Pursue the PhD


(6) Women’s Inequality in Higher Education Professions

(7) Trends in College and University Student Mental Health Measured by the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) and Other Studies  

(8) Assessing Campus Climate on College and University Campuses 


(9) LGBTQI Student Trends, Issues and Campus Climate in American Higher Education 


(10) Impact of Toxic Workplace Environments and Toxic Managers

(11) Workplace Democracy and Authoritarian Leadership in the 21st Century

(12) Human Sexuality and Gender Identity Across the Lifespan