Ph.D. in Leadership Studies
Department of Leadership Studies
Outcome 1: Ph.D. candidates will articulate prominent leadership theories in Leadership Studies, analyze and critique these theories, and apply these theories in the course of addressing a variety of organizational issues and problems.
Outcome 2: Ph.D. candidates will realistically appraise their personal strengths and weaknesses exercising leadership. They will actualize leadership in real and complex situations.
Outcome 3: Ph.D. candidates will be able to use a range of perspectives and theoretical constructs from various social science/humanities disciplines/fields of study to analyze, critique, and make decisions about an array of leadership and organizational issues and problems.
Outcome 4: Ph.D. candidates will demonstrate the methodological skills necessary to design, analyze, critique, and conduct research using both qualitative and quantitative research techniques.
Outcome 5: Students’ written and oral communication will be clear, coherent, well organized, and technically correct.
Outcome 6: Students will critically examine culture other than own, and apply the knowledge gained within their personal and professional lives.
There are over 300 alumni of the doctorate in Leadership Studies. Our alumni include professors, researchers, educators, policymakers, school leaders, university administrators, consultants, executive directors of nonprofits, business leaders, and more.
Explore our searchable directory of doctoral alumni below. To learn more about any individual click the arrow to the right of his or her name.
|First Name||Last Name||Year Graduated||Title|
|Kevin||Igasaki||2005||An Examination of the Media's Framing of the Illegal Street Racing Issue|
|R.||Israel||1995||Leadership: Personal Narratives of Practitioners|
|Dayanne||Izmirian||2008||The Role of Residential Learning in the Faith and Spiritual Development of First Year College Students|
|Jennifer||Jeffries||1994||The Leadership of a Superintendent: Putting the California School Reform Movement to Work|
|John||Jenkins||2001||Perceptions of International Students and University Personnel of Cultural Adjustment Problems at Two Private Universities|
|Paula||Jenner||1987||Factors Associated With Success of Resource Development Programs at California Community Colleges|
|Mary||Jesko||2007||Integrating Total Disability and Absence Management In a Climate of Change: A Case Study|
|Debra||Johnson||2010||The Role of Higher Education in Advancing Nurse Practitioners: A Look at the Institutional Decision Calculus of a Health Sciences University|
|Florence||Johnson||1987||An Analysis of State Aid to Non-Public Elementary and Secondary Schools in the 50 States, 1970-1984|
|Mary||Johnson||2008||How Spirituality Impacts Ethical Leadership|
|Susan||Johnston||1996||The Experiences of Mid-Career Elementary Teachers|
|Elizabeth||Jones||1990||The Impact of Feeding Methods on Exclusion From Child Care for Infants Under Six Months of Age|
|Janet||Jones||2005||The Courage to Change: Striving for Magnet Hospital Recognition|
|Lilly \Ericka""""||Jordan||2003||Career Paths to Navy Admiral|
|Sharalee||Jorgensen||1985||Mira Costa College: The First Fifty Years|
|Barbara||Judy||1984||Kindergarten Admission Procedures in Independent Schools With Suggested Guidelines|
|Mary Ann||Kaczmarski||2003||Heritage College: Partnership Leadership as Catalyst to a Multicultural Learning Community|
|Miriam||Kaeser, O.S.F.||1987||A Study of Feminine Role Models Selected by Catholic Women|
|T. C.||Kao||2005||High School Principals' Values and Their Symbolic and Cultural Leadership Approaches to Character Education in China|
|Paula||Kelly||1988||Accessing a Global Language: A Comparison of G-Telp and TOEFL Performance|
|James||Kelly, Jr.||1989||The Transformation of a Corporate Culture in a Mature Organization|
|Madeline||Keri||1987||Compulsory Interest Arbitration in Public Education: A Case Study|
|Rita||King||1988||A Study of Shared Instructional Leadership by Mentor Teachers in Southern California|
|Maria||Klein||1990||Human Sexuality Programs in Catholic Secondary Schools in the 80's|
|Judith||Knapp||1998||Reflections of Reflections of Reflections: A Case Study of Women Educators' Callings to the High Arctic|
|Lois||Knowlton||1992||Leadership in a Different Voice: An Ethnographic Study of a Latina Chief Executive Officer in a California Community College|
|Alex||Kodiath||1987||A Study of the Commonalties and Differences of Male and Female Spiritual Leaders|
|Halyna||Kornuta||2001||Teacher Portfolios in the Supervision Process: A Journey of Discovery|
|Kathleen||Krohne||1992||The Effect of Sexual Harassment on Female Naval Officers: A Phenomenological Study|
|Theresa||Lally||2000||Cultural Factors Influencing Japanese Female College Students' Perceptions of Learning in a Web-Based Environment: Implications for Web-Based Instructional Designers|
|William||Law||2000||An Historical Case Study: The Pregnant Minor Program at Garfield High School 1975 - 1999|
|Barbara||LeWinter||1986||A Study of the Influence of Logo on Locus of Control, Attitudes Toward Mathematics, and Problem-Solving Ability in Children in Grades 4, 5, 6|
|Barbara||Lincoln||2000||Career and Family: A Qualitative Study of Working Mothers|
|Dean||Lindquist||1998||Market Values In Education: A Case Study of Its Effect on the Principal's Model for School Governance in Alberta|
|Mary||Lindsay||1999||Story as a Means to Distributed Cognition in Dispute Mediation|
|Janet||Littrell||1996||Integrating Knowledge and Action: A Study of Leadership in the Development of Masters Degree Programs in Liberal Studies|
|Virgil||Lorenzo||1998||Toward Cooperative Ethics: A Ricoeurian Reading of the Educational Aims of Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta, Founder of the Mondragon Cooperatives|
|David||Lubofsky||2002||Supervisor Leadership Style and Counselors Burnout: A Comparative Study of High School Counselors and Rehabilitation Counselors|
|Suzanne||MacRenato||1995||Experiences of Moral Commitment: A Phenomenological Study|
|Nance||Maguire||1998||Collaborative Teaching Practices for a New Century: A Descriptive Case Study of Peer Coaching|
|Leona||Makokis||2001||Teachings From Cree Elders: A Grounded Theory Study of Indigenous Leadership|
|Patricia||Makokis||2000||An Insider's Perspective: The Drop-Out Challenge for Canada's First Nations|
|Rita||Marinoble||1990||Faith and Leadership: The Spiritual Journeys of Transformational Leaders|
|Kenneth||Marra||2006||They Who Persist: A Longitudinal Quantitative Case Study of a University Student Cohort|
|Donna||Marriot||2003||Examining an Observation-Based Model of Professional Development for Teachers|
|Mary||Martel||1996||School Reform: Leadership Through Shared Decision Making|
|Port||Martin||1995||Development of a Participative Approach to Guide Organizational Change: Reviewing the Sawtooth Technique|
|Cynthia||Martinez||2012||Preparing Global Leaders: A Theoretical Model for Understanding the Development of Intercultural Competency|
|Emily||Marx||2012||Advising to Promote Self-authorship: Exploring Advising Strategies and Advisor Characteristics Among New Student Affairs Professionals|
|Devadhasan||Masilamony||2010||Strategic Planning: Contextual Factors That Facilitated and/or Challenged the Implementation of Strategic Planning in Two Nonprofit Organizations|