Student Outcomes

Ph.D. in Leadership Studies

Department of Leadership Studies

Our Students

Our students are incredibly diverse in their backgrounds, research interests and career trajectories. Click here to view our student profiles or read on to learn more about our student and alumni outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: PhD 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: PhD candidates will realistically appraise their personal strengths and weaknesses exercising leadership. They will actualize leadership in real and complex situations.

Outcome 3: PhD 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: PhD 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.

Alumni Outcomes

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.

Dissertation Directory

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.

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First Name
Last Name
Year Graduated
Title
DanielTillapaugh2012Toward an Integrated Self: Making Meaning of the Multiple Identities of Gay Men in CollegeMore detail
DeborahToups2006Mentoring of Special Education AdministratorsMore detail
BarbaraTrent1993An Evaluation of Student Perceptions of Academic Advising in a RN/BSN Distance Educational Nursing ProgramMore detail
NicholasTrongale2001Changes in Navy Leadership Theory and Practice: Post-VietnamMore detail
HowardTwomey2004Two Perspectives on the Effectiveness of an Entry-Level Community Rehabilitation Training Program: A Comparison of Student and Supervisorial PerceptionsMore detail
DaneneTwyman-Brown2014Do New Buildings, Equipment, and Technology Improve Student Outcomes? A Look at One Community College's ExperienceMore detail
JulieUlloa-Heath2003Leadership Behaviors and Communication Satisfaction: Community Colleges in MicronesiaMore detail
Shelly Valdez2003Looking Forward, Looking Back, Looking Inward: Lessons From Vital Women Leaders in Old AgeMore detail
MarÍaValle1984Public Education in Baja California in Tijuanaês First SchoolMore detail
NoeliaVela1989A Delphi Study of California Community College Counselors' Responsibilities and Competencies for the 1990's as Perceived by Chief Student Services AdministratorsMore detail
MarciaVenegas-Garcia2011Leadership for Social Change: Learning from Latina/Chicana Activist EducatorsMore detail
BeatrizVillarreal1989An Analysis of the Special Education Services for Children and Youth in Costa RicaMore detail
TimothyVonder1992Constructing and Testing Practical Procedures for Describing a Corporate Culture: The Electric TroublemenMore detail
LoriWaite2004Implementing Student Learning Outcomes: The Link To Accreditation In California Community CollegesMore detail
KatherineWaller1988Organizing for Change: An Assessment of Organization Development Activities of Training ConsultantsMore detail
DanaWalling1994Spirituality and LeadershipMore detail
YanpingWang2004The Relationship between Leadership Styles and Labour Disputes in British Columbiaês Public SchoolsMore detail
KarenWarn1994A Model Part-time Bachelor's Degree Program for Adults at California Public Research InstitutionsMore detail
MarianWarren1987Influences Affecting Career/Life Planning Aspirations as Perceived by Intellectually Gifted, Ethnically Diverse Adolescent Girls: A Case StudyMore detail
RonaldWilliams1989A Study of the Impact of a Quality Circle on a Public Secondary School in Southern CaliforniaMore detail
SheilaWilliams1991A Study of Leadership: A Qualitative Case Study of Intended Changes Within the County Government of San DiegoMore detail
RobertWilson2001School-Based Management in Alberta: Perceptions of Public School Leaders 1994-1997More detail
JadeWinn2005Global Citizenship as a Function of Higher Education: The Demographic and Institutional Determinates in a Graduate Student PopulationMore detail
StephenWirkus1991The Leadership Process and Its Effects on Self-Managed Work Groups in American Manufacturing Companies More detail
JudithWon Pat2005To Be Or Not To Be: Status of Guam's Middle SchoolsMore detail
RoslynWoodard2010More Power To You: Parental Experiences With The Public School Choice Option Provided By The No Child Left Behind Act Of 2001More detail
RebeccaWoolston2001Faculty Perceptions of Dean Transitions: Does Trust Matter? An Interpretive Case Study of Organizational Trust and Organizational CultureMore detail
DebraWright1995Meeting Graduate Student Needs Through Alternative Programs: An Analysis of the Impact of Factors Related to Student ChoiceMore detail
NianZhu2001The Effects of Teachers' Flow Experiences on the Cognitive Engagement of StudentsMore detail
JamesZoll1990A Learning Center Assessment Tool for the Assessment of Academic Services of a Private Learning CenterMore detail
SallyZoll1990An Evaluation Instrument for the Selection of an Integrated Learning SystemMore detail
GaryZomalt1997Implementation of Continuous Quality Improvement in a Community Mental Health Center: Effect on MoraleMore detail
AdrianaZylmans1991Ethnic Inclusion Strategies for the World Affairs Council: A Case StudyMore detail
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