Antioch University,  PhD Program in Leadership and Change, Graduation 2019

PhD Program in Leadership and Change Dissertation Award Winners

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Submissions from 2020

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A Case Study: The Role of Compassionate Cities, Healthy Cities, and UN Sustainable Development Goals in City Leadership and Planning, Lisa A. Berkley

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Turning Around Small, Private, Tuition Dependent Colleges: How Boards of Trustees Impact Decline and Turnaround, Michael Bills

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Navigating the Silences: Social Worker Discourses Around Race, Cherie Bridges Patrick

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LatinX Diversity Officers in Higher Education: Capacitating Cultural Values as Champions of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Maria Teresa Chavez-Haroldson

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Perspectives from the Pew: A Phenomenological Exploration of Congregants' Experiences of Change in Their Churches, Courtny Davis Olds

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Generative Leadership and the Life of Aurelia Erskine Brazeal, a Trailblazing African American Female Foreign Service Officer, Atim Eneida George

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An Exploration of Factors Influencing First-Generation College Students' Ability to Graduate College: A Delphi Study, Ashley C. Gray Benson

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Therapists Who Specialize in Addiction: A Grounded Situational Analysis of a Stigmatized Profession, Heather J. Humphrey-Leclaire

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The Role of Geospatial Information and Effective Partnerships in the Implementation of the International Agenda for Sustainable Development, Etta Delores Jackson

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The Impact of Career Experiences on Generativity and Postretirement Choices for Intelligence Community Baby Boomers, Marianne Victoria Kramer

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Police Officer Trauma in Rural Minnesota: A Narrative Study, John J. Littlewolf

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Building Renewed Relevance: Portraits of CEOs Rebranding Iconic Nonprofit Organizations, Helen A. Lowman

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Teaming at a Distance: The Work Experience on Global Virtual Teams, Lejla Bilal Maley

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Understanding the Context and Social Processes that Shape Person- and Family-Centered Culture in Long-Term Care: The Pivotal Role of Personal Support Workers, Ellen Helena Melis

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Persistence of Jewish-Muslim Reconciliatory Activism in the Face of Threats and “Terrorism” (Real and Perceived) From All Sides, Micah B.D.C. Naziri

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Living Through the Chilean Coup d’Etat: The Second-Generation’s Reflection on Their Sense of Agency, Civic Engagement and Democracy, Denise Tala Diaz

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The Construction and Impact of Power in Cross-Sector Partnerships: An Interpretive Phenomenological Study, Kimberly Allyn Walker

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Ethical Leadership: Life Story of George Ciampa, U.S. WWII Military Veteran and Community Leader, Susan M. Wiedemann

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Taking Off in Africa: Critical Elements of Aircraft Engine Manufacturer Engagement That Can Affect Airline Safety Performance, Nathan Michael Woods

Submissions from 2019

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Journeys Through Rough Country: An Ethnographic Study of Blind Adults Successfully Employed in American Corporations, Kirk Adams

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Developing and Sustaining Political Citizenship for Poor and Marginalized People: The Evelyn T. Butts Story, Kenneth Cooper Alexander

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The Trust Decoder™: An Examination of an Individual's Developmental Readiness to Trust in the Workplace, Molly Breysse Cox

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When Bad Genes Ruin a Perfectly Good Outlook: Psychological Implications of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer via Narrative Inquiry Methodology, Cammi Clark

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Exploring the Effectiveness of Social and Digital Media Communications on Organization-Public Relationship Building with Employees, Iris Cumberbatch

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Centuries of Navigating Resistance and Change: Exploring the Persistence of Mongolian Women Leaders, Holly D. Diaz

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United I Stand: An Investigation of Power Distance Value and Endorsement of the Great Man Theory Through American Social Identities, Jeffrey M. Girton

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Mayors and Chief Administrative Officers Relationships: Aspects of Functional Relationships, Robert Arni Long

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Servant Leadership Characteristics and Empathic Care: Developing a Culture of Empathy in the Healthcare Setting, Mark Anthony Martin

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Intersectionality: Engaging the Epistemology of Leadership Theory, Carolyn J. Morales

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Hiring the “Other”—A Biographical Narrative Inquiry of Progressive Human Resource Professionals, William R. Osmun

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The Role of the Black Church in Addressing Collateral Damage From the U.S. War on Drugs, Donald L. Perryman

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The Impact of Racism on the Personal and Professional Lives of Student Affairs Professionals: A Mixed Methods Study, Trent A. Pinto

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Come Together: Inclusive Leadership and Public Relations Education, Heather Paige Preston

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Glocalizing Community Heritage Tourism in Two African American Communities in Miami, Graylyn Swilley-Woods

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The Good Bloke in Contemporary Australian Workplaces: Origins, Qualities and Impacts of a National Cultural Archetype in Small For-Profit Businesses, Christopher George Taylor

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Is It Who Am I or Who Do You Think I Am? Identity Development of Adolescents With Substance Use Disorders, Danielle N. Treiber

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The Relationship Between Mindfulness and Leadership: How Mindfulness Practices Affect Leadership Practices, James Van Auken

Submissions from 2018

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Interpretative Analysis of Adult Learners’ Lived Experiences in a Uniquely Designed Higher Education Program, LaTonya M. Branham

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Open Innovation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Executive and Employee Perception of Processes and Receptiveness, Bethany A. Davidson

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Developing a Resilience-Thinking Leadership Mindset Scale, Lloyd Duman

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Students' Perceived Value of the Community College Experience: A Mixed Methods Study, Robin A. Duncan

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The Effects of Mentoring and Induction Programs and Personal Resiliency on the Retention of Early Career Teachers, Lucinda Lett Leugers

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Fostering Leadership in High School: Development and Validation of Student Leadership Capacity Building Scales, Lindsay Beth Lyons

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Developing a Resilient Network Ambidexterity Scale, Edgar Perez

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Navigating Uncertainty in Automotive Technology Instruction: The Subjective Experiences of Automotive Instructors During Laboratory Activities, John Martin Porter II

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Children of the U.S. Military and Identity: A Narrative Inquiry into the "Brat" Experience, Edward C. Queair

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Development and Validation of the Adaptive Leadership with Authority Scale, Mohammed Raei

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High People-High Mission: The Power of Caring Leadership as Experienced in the Air Force, Winfield F. Tufts

Submissions from 2017

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Back to Africa in the 21st Century: The Cultural Reconnection Experiences of African American Women, Marcia Tate Arunga

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Rhizomatic Learning and Adapting: A Case Study Exploring an Interprofessional Team's Lived Experiences, Renee Charney

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Design Thinker Profile: Creating and Validating a Scale for Measuring Design Thinking Capabilities, Dani Chesson

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Exploring the Lives of Women Who Lead, Susan Cloninger

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Inclusive Leadership's Evolving Context: Organizational Climate and Culture Connect, Maria E. Dezenberg

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Elements of Effective Interorganizational Collaboration: A Mixed Methods Study, Patricia A. Greer

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Sponsorship in Al-Anon Family Groups: A Narrative Study, Heidi S. Hiatt

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Revealing Grace: The Lived Experiences of America's Post-9/11 Military Caregivers, Jennifer J. Hunter

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Experiential Journey of Females Who Enter or Re-enter College Later in Life to Degree Completion, Rita Audy Johnston

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Teacher Affective Attitudes Inventory: Development and Validation of a Teacher Self-Assessment Instrument, Holly M. King

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Adolescents' Self-Described Transformations and Their Alignment with Transformative Learning Theory, Katie Titus Larson

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Leading Change in Complex Systems: A Paradigm Shift, Cheryl LeMaster

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Practicing Sacred Encounters: A Narrative Analysis of Relational, Spiritual, and Nursing Leadership, Margaret Woodrow Mark

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A Model for Understanding the Complexity of Repatriation into Organizations: A Systems Approach, Nancy Hennigar Reisig

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The Enigmatic "Cross-Over" Leadership Life of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955), Greer Charlotte Stanford-Randle

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Young Adults in Transition: Factors that Support and Hinder Growth and Change, Mona Treadway

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Spiritual Journeys: A Study of Ifá /Òrìṣà Practitioners in the United States Initiated in Nigeria, Tony Van Der Meer

Submissions from 2016

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Positive Organizational Leadership and Pro-Environmental Behavior: The Phenomenon of Institutional Fossil Fuel Divestment, Abigail Abrash Walton

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On Contemporary Leadership and Branded Organizations, Mark Bloemhard

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The Development of the Creative Synergy Scale, Amy E. Climer

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Effective Combat Leadership: How do Individual, Social, and Organizational Factors in the U.S. Army Reserve Cultivate Effective Women's Leadership in Dangerous Contexts?, Diana Drita Ellerman

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Racial Integration in One Cumberland Presbyterian Congregation: Intentionality and Reflection in Small Group, Carolyn Smith Goings

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What Are the Key Qualities and Skills of Effective Team Coaches?, William Jacox

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Canadian Nurse Leaders' Experiences with and Perceptions of Moral Distress: An Interpretive Descriptive Study, Jodi-rae Kortje

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Embera Drua: The Impact of Tourism on Indigenous Village Life in Panama, Amy Lethbridge

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Medication Assisted Treatment and the Three Legged Stool: Medical Providers, Chemical Dependency Professionals, and Clients, Steven Matt Magrath

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Leading by Design: Physicians in Training and Leadership Awareness, Meridithe Anne Mendelsohn

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A Method to My Quietness: A Grounded Theory Study of Living and Leading with Introversion, Leatrice Oram

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Intercultural Competence Development through Civic Engagement, Ruta Shah-Gordon

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Incarcerated Men and the Etiology of Intimate Partner Violence, Roxanne Swogger

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Influencing Behavior During Planned Culture Change: A Participatory Action Research Case Study, Michael Valentine

Submissions from 2015

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A Narrative Inquiry: Case Leaders' Perspectives on Resilience in Hospice Care, Gail Renee Ahern

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Grandmothers' Leadership Roles as Reflected in the Lives of High-Achieving Women: A Qualitative Study of the Impact of Grandmothers on Granddaughters During Their Formative Years, Sylvia E.M. Asante

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Organizational Leaders’ Experience with Fear-Related Emotions: A Critical Incident Study, Al Barkouli

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At the Heart of the Classroom: Teachers' Experience of the Suffering and Success of Students for Whom They Care, Randall Kenyon Bartlett Jr.

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African American Women Leaders in the Civil Rights Movement: A Narrative Inquiry, Janet Dewart Bell

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Human Kaleidoscopes: Cultivating Success in Non-Traditional Students, Carolyn Coles Benton

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Creativity in Urban Placemaking: Horizontal Networks and Social Equity in Three Cultural Districts, Tom Borrup

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Powerlessness within a Budget-Driven Paradigm: A Grounded Theory Leadership Study from the Perspective of Michigan Corrections Officers, Timothy Michael Eklin

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Toward Transforming Health Systems: A Practice Study of Organizing and Practical Inquiry in Academic Medicine, Thomas A. Ellison

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Anna Julia Cooper: A Quintessential Leader, Janice Y. Ferguson

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A Mixed Methods Study: Dimensions of Cross-Cultural Professional Success: Experiences of Western Women Living and Working in Eastern Cultures, Tami J. France

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Ethnodrama as a Path to Teacher Euphoria: How Might Ethnodrama Influence Teachers' Perceptions of Themselves and Promote Teacher Euphoria?, Rodney W. Grist

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Leadership for Social Change: Illuminating the Life of Dr. Helen Caldicott, Leah Hanes

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A Mixed Methods Perspective: How Integral Leaders Can Contribute to the Growth of Emerging Leaders, Susan M. Hayes

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“JUST” Business and Often Personal: An Exploration into the Incidents Social Entrepreneurs Identify as Critical to Leading Their Enterprises, Jerrid P. Kalakay

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My Heart is in the East: Exploring Theater as a Vehicle for Change, Inspired by the Poetic Performances of Ancient Andalucía, Jessica Litwak

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Adapting to a Virtual Learning Environment, Winston H. Maddox

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Creating Space for an Indigenous Approach to Digital Storytelling: "Living Breath" of Survivance Within an Anishinaabe Community in Northern Michigan, Brenda K. Manuelito

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Young, Gifted, and Brown: Ricanstructing Through Autoethnopoetic Stories for Critical Diasporic Puerto Rican Pedagogy, Ángel Luis Martínez

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“El No Murio, El Se Multiplico!” Hugo Chávez : The Leadership and the Legacy on Race, Cynthia Ann McKinney

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Combating Corruption at the Grass-Roots Level: The Case of Individual Oath Takers, Emmanuel Funso Oluyitan