2017-2018 Faculty Presentations

Paula Cordeiro, PhD, presented a paper titled Voices of Women School leaders:  Entrepreneurs in Low-Fee Private Schools in West Africa at the Comparative and International Education Society annual conference in Mexico City March 25-29, 2018.

Ann Garland, PhD, gave an invited keynote address and was honored with a Career Achievement Award from the National Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy's Dissemination and Implementation Special Interest Group during the November 2017 conference.

Bobbi Hansen, PhD, and Viviana Alexandrowicz, PhD, both from the Department of Learning and Teaching in SOLES, gave an invited talk entitled, Changemaking in Teacher Education:Journey from Inspiration to Action, at the 2018 Association of Teacher Educators Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.

Lea Hubbard, PhD, presented a paper at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement in Singapore in January. The paper was entitled The Implementation of Design Thinking in K-12 Schools: Implications for Leadership and Educational Change.

Maya Kalyanpur, PhD, gave a keynote address titled "Using indigenous (local) knowledge to provide educational services for children with disabilities" at the International Early Childhood Education Congress, Gazi University, October 18 – 22, Ankara, Turkey.

Hans Schmitz, PhD, took part in the conference Pressure Groups and Inter-Governmental Organizations, sponsored by the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University (October 20-22).

Hans Schmitz, PhD, present the paper Transnational Advocacy and Policy Change: Challenging the Role of Expertise and Professionalization at the International Studies Association meetings, April 5-7, in San Francisco, CA.

Joi Spencer, PhD, presented her paper, Constructing an Equity Inventory for Your Mathematics Classroom, at the 2017 National Cognitively Guided Instruction Conference at the University of Washington in Seattle and her paper, Promoting vs. Undermining the Mathematical Thinking of Underserved Students, at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT) in Fort Worth, TX.

Joi Spencer, PhD, (SOLES); Odesma Dalrymple, PhD, (Engineering); and Perla Myers, PhD, (Mathematics) lead the week-long S(TEAM)2 Academy, which served youth from throughout San Diego in grades 6-12. They also ran the Second Annual STEAM Youth and Community Conference where over 375 youth and community members gathered to engage in hands-on STEAM activities, and to learn about STEAM college and career opportunities.  

Suzanne Stolz, PhD, and S. Van Steenberger presented their paper, “Is something wrong with my teaching?” Diversity, disability, and the quest for a healthy workspace at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in New York, NY.

Emily Young, PhD, Executive Director of the Nonprofit Institute, (SOLES), helped to plan and will present at The Funders Network for Smart Growth GREEN! working group’s Annual Meeting in San Diego on October 24-26, 2017.  Her session will focus on the important role that the philanthropic community plays in advancing sustainability, climate mitigation, urban resilience, and next generation infrastructure in cities and regions across the country.

Susan M. Zgliczynski, PhD, offered two presentations with a CMHC program alum at the April 2018 San Francisco conference of the California Association of Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors: Empowering mental health clinicians to provide end-of-life counseling to clients of all ages and What is moral injury? Examining the elusive psychological construct through implementing trauma-informed care.

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