Ph.D. in Leadership Studies
Department of Leadership Studies
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.
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.
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|
|Robert||Wilson||2001||School-Based Management in Alberta: Perceptions of Public School Leaders 1994-1997|
|Nicholas||Trongale||2001||Changes in Navy Leadership Theory and Practice: Post-Vietnam|
|Nian||Zhu||2001||The Effects of Teachers' Flow Experiences on the Cognitive Engagement of Students|
|Robert||Peacock||2001||First Nations Students: What Teachers Do That Makes Them Successful|
|Charles||Girvin III||2001||The Role of a Middle School Assistant Principal in Establishing and Maintaining Positive School Climate|
|Halyna||Kornuta||2001||Teacher Portfolios in the Supervision Process: A Journey of Discovery|
|Leona||Makokis||2001||Teachings From Cree Elders: A Grounded Theory Study of Indigenous Leadership|
|Charles||Friedrichs||2001||The Effect of Professional Growth Opportunities as Determined by California Public High School Instrumental Music Teachers|
|Scott||Bergstrome||2001||The Relative Importance of Academic Achievement in Determining the Self-Esteem of Students in Rural British Columbia: An Empirical Study of Students in Grades 6, 8, 10 and 12|
|William||Conroy III||2001||A Study of Officers' Opportunities to Use Skills Learned in the Navy's Intermediate Officer Leadership Course on the Job|
|John||Jenkins||2001||Perceptions of International Students and University Personnel of Cultural Adjustment Problems at Two Private Universities|
|Ron||Germaine||2001||Values Education Influence on Elementary Students' Self-Esteem|
|Douglas||Hoey||2001||Aligning Practice With Vision: Leadership for Developing Character and Employability Attributes|
|Nan||McDonald||2001||Reflective Practices: Collective Case Studies of Selected K-8 General Music Teachers in Peer Problem-Solving Discipline and Management Workshop Settings|
|Mary||Padulo||2001||The Balancing Act: Work Environment Issues for Women With Children in Student Affairs|
|Donna||Agan||2001||The Role of Education in the Treatment of Chronic Pain Patients: A Quantitative Study of the Factors That Influence the Self-Management of Chronic Pain|
|Nieves||Flores||2002||The Implementation of the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) Provision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for Secondary Students with Learning Disabilities on Guam|
|David||Lubofsky||2002||Supervisor Leadership Style and Counselors Burnout: A Comparative Study of High School Counselors and Rehabilitation Counselors|
|Linda||Siefert||2002||Modeling the Effects of Financial Aid on Student Enrollment Decisions: A Quantitative Case Study of a Private Catholic University|
|Constance||Gillan||2002||A Comparative Case Study: Aircrew Adaptive Decision Making|
|David||Noyes||2002||Point Of Transition Service Integration Project: A Multiple-Case Study of a Systems Change Intervention|
|Susan||Bowers Smith||2002||A Cross Study of Teacher Perceptions of Program Design and Teaching Efficacy: The Seaview Reading Support Program|
|Brenda||Campbell||2002||Genre Studies: Temporary Homogeneous Grouping to Improve Reading or Merely Another Form of Tracking?|
|Edwin||Basilio||2002||Veteran Teacher Perceptions of the Grossmont Model of Peer Assistance and Review (PAR). Is It a Viable Alternative to Traditional Teacher Evaluation?|
|A.||Bowden||2002||Collaborative Leadership In Middle Schools and Teacher Job Satisfaction: A Search for Relationships|
|Andre||Murphy||2002||Perception And Reality: An Empirical Assessment Of Navy Leadership Styles And Business Process Reengineering Outcomes|
|Amy||Fraher||2002||The Development of the Tavistock and Tavistock -Inspired Group Relations Movement in Great Britain and the United States: A Comparative and Historical Perspective|
|Julie||Ulloa-Heath||2003||Leadership Behaviors and Communication Satisfaction: Community Colleges in Micronesia|
|Lezlee||Haroun||2003||Making the Transition From the Field to the Classroom: The Experiences of Novice Health Care Instructors at Private Career Colleges|
|Shelly||Valdez||2003||Looking Forward, Looking Back, Looking Inward: Lessons From Vital Women Leaders in Old Age|
|Rebecca||Gillespie||2003||A Study of Technology Implementation in Two School Districts: The Dynamics of Leadership and Change|
|Bonnie||Dowd||2003||The Relationship Between Decision-Making and Accountability: A Case Study of Two State Community College Systems|
|Maribel||Guillermo||2003||Higher Education Administrators & Students With Disabilities: A Survey of Administrator Knowledge & Training Needs|
|Ella||Sloan||2003||W.E.B. Dubois's \Talented Tenth\: A Pioneering Conception of Transformational Leadership"\""\"""""|
|Mike||Duoto||2003||Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction of Repatriated Managers|
|Helen||Eckmann||2003||\You Are With Someone Who is a Fighter"\"": Constructing a Model of Personal Transformation That Can Occur in Surviving Breast Cancer\"""""|
|Jenny||Ferrone||2003||Enabling Performance Skills: Assessment in Engineering Education|
|Gregory||Stump||2003||Employee Receptivity to Three Hundred Sixty Degree Feedback Systems as a Function of Employee Trust and Employee Commitment: An Exploratory Study|
|Robert||Clark||2003||Leadership Development: Continuous Improvement Through Character Assessment|
|Christina||Chiriboga-Hahn||2003||An Evaluation Study of a Community College Administrative Leadership Development Program|
|Charles||Algaier||2003||Job Satisfaction, Leadership Styles, and Teaching Practices among CNMI Public Elementary School Teachers|
|Kurt||Barnes||2003||A Model Health-Related Elementary Physical Education Program for Saipan: Teacher's Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices|
|Wayne||Borin||2003||Influential Factors Contributing to Exercise Compliance Following a Structured Lifestyle Change Program|
|Elizabeth||Rechebei||2003||Political Leadership Perceptions on the College of Micronesia System in the Federated States of Micronesia|
|Stephani||Richards-Wilson||2003||An Analysis of the Benefits of an MBA Degree as Reported by a Diverse Graduate Population of a Southwestern University|
|Donna||Marriot||2003||Examining an Observation-Based Model of Professional Development for Teachers|
|Susan||Payment||2003||Goddesses in the Union: A Qualitative Study of Women in Leadership Positions in College and University Union Settings|
|Emily||Schell||2003||Exploring Teachers' Experiences with the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute|
|Evangeline||San Nicholas||2003||Instructional Leadership in Guam's Public Elementary Schools|
|Michelle Sanders||Santos||2003||Perceptions of Principal Effectiveness and Teacher Morale: A Study of Public Secondary School Teachers on Guam|