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New Book By Dr. Andrea Casey

Jan 18 - Dr. Andrea Casey published a book in December 2018 entitled Organizational Identity and Memory: A Multidisciplinary Approach. In the book, Dr. Casey analyzes the relationship between organizational identity and organizational memory, in particular history and commemoration. The goal is to further our understanding of the role of this relationship in processes critical to today’s organizations: the evolution of organizational identity, the creation of organizational memory, organizational learning and change, and employee identification with organizations. The book is part of the Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society series.

GSEHD Alumnus Dr. David Surratt Named Vice President

Jan 18 - GSEHD alumnus Dr. David Surratt (Ed.D., Higher Education Administration) has been named vice president of student affairs and dean of students at Oklahoma University (OU). Dr. Surratt, who received his undergraduate degree at OU, has served in administrative roles at Pennsylvania State University, St. Peter’s University, Rosemont College and UC Berkeley.

GSEHD Alumna Sunny Blaylock Publishes Opinion Piece

Jan 18 - GSEHD alumna Sunny Blaylock (master's, Educational Technology Leadership) published an opinion piece in USA Today entitled, "I lost my job because of the government shutdown, and my family isn't the only one at risk." In addition, Ms. Blaylock was interviewed on the Marketplace podcast about "What it means to miss a paycheck." (Her audio starts at minute 7:42.)

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Jan Nelson Publishes Article

Jan 18 - GSEHD alumna Dr. Jan Nelson (Ed.D., Executive Leadership Program) published an article in Advances in Global Leadership entitled, "Here Be Paradox: How Global Business Leaders Navigate Change." The article is based on her dissertation

Dr. Baker Leads Teacher Training Session

Jan 18 - Dr. Lottie Baker led a teacher training session for returning ESL teachers at Washington English Center, a community-based ESL program for immigrant adults. The topic was on integrating interaction and oral language in the classroom.

Dr. Choi Gives Presentation

Jan 18 - Dr. Jaehwa Choi provided a presentation entitled, "Machine Learning-based Innovative Items for Reading and Listening Comprehensions using CAFA Automatic Item Generation System" to the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Sikorski and GW Alumni Publish Paper

Jan 18 - Dr. Tiffany Sikorski, along with GW undergraduate alumnae Alaina Pak, Marissa Mangini, and Clare Green--who participated in the GW Learning Assistant (LA) program as undergraduates--had a paper published in the Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference (December 31st, 2018). The paper is entitled, "Talk moves, argumentation, and questioning patterns in LA-supported group problem solving." The GW LA Program places talented undergraduates into classrooms as Learning Assistants, where they work closely with the lead instructor to plan and enact research-based teaching practices.

Dr. Engel Co-Authors Article

Jan 18 - Dr. Laura Engel co-authored a featured article in School Administrator on the D.C. Public Schools' Study Abroad Program, entitled How an urban district sends students abroad.

Dr. Storgberg-Walker Receives Book of the Year Award

Jan 18 - Dr. Julia Storgberg-Walker and co-author Dr. Randal Joy Thompson will receive the Wayne Pace AHRD Book of the Year Award at the International AHRD Research Conference in February for their book Leadership and Power in International Development: Navigating the Intersections of Gender, Culture, Context, and Sustainability. The award is presented to the author(s) of a Human Resource Development book which is identified as outstanding in advancing the theory and/or practice of the profession.

Dean Feuer Listed as 2019 Influencer

Jan 18 - Dean Michael Feuer was listed on the 2019 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, which spotlights 200 scholars who move ideas from academic journals into the national conversation. American Enterprise Institute director of education policy studies and Education Week blogger Frederick M. Hess uses nine metrics to calculate how much university-based academics contributed to public discussions of education.