Career counseling, academic advising, teaching, social justice initiatives and preparing college students for their education and beyond.
Wildlife conservation, animal behavior, endocrinology
Migration and borders, humanitarianism, securitization, kinship and family, East Africa, the Horn of Africa, North America
Social & Emotional Development; Emotion Socialization; School Readiness
Democracy and well-being, well-being and public policy, resilience and well-being in the Middle East, nature and well-being
Development and learning of young children (preschool through Grade 3); young children's approaches to learning, cognition, and language; Effective professional development for adult learners
Culture, land tenure, and the environment in Amazonia; Indigenous and local knowledge systems; environmental justice; sustainability science and policy; ethnography and sociocultural theory.
Leadership policy with STEM and higher education
19th-Century American Popular Culture, Digital Literacy, Digital History
International Studies, Legal Studies, and Social Justice and Human Rights
Wildlife conservation and management, animal behavior, animal physiology
Food Security & Sovereignty, Deservingness, Qualitative Methods, Pedagogy, Critical Theory, and Applied & Public Sociology
LGBTQ+ Studies; friendship studies; television studies; trauma rhetoric; gender and sexuality in Appalachia; role of gender equity centers in higher education
Leadership and talent development
History, Childhood Studies, and Education
Community Psychology, Leadership, Faculty Development
Conservation, Asian Elephant welfare and behavior
Her research focus is on motivation for writing.
Master's in Criminology, Law and Society
Wildlife conservation, behavioral endocrinology, behavioral ecology
Community development, housing access and rights, social policy, hyperlocal governance, entrepreneurship and leadership, and the production of space and place.
Facilitation and dialog, global education, psychosocial trauma healing, conflict resolution/transformation, theology of struggle, liberation theology, peacebuilding, anti-human trafficking, and displacement issues
Police reform, public sexuality, undercover surveillance, sex work, New York City, social history, archives
Childhood Studies, Children's Rights, Political Subjectivities and Children, Global Studies, Media Studies, Transitional Contexts.
Institutions and Inequalities, Ethnomusicology, Military Family Sociology
Social and emotional development of young children
Biobehavioral Health, Child Life Specialist
Ethnobiology, community-based conservation, biocultural diversity, sustainable development
First-generation college students, Black women in higher education, DEI pedagogy, anti-racist research approaches, social justice advocates in higher education, identity and leadership, and critical participatory action research, and anti-racist/ decolonial research methods
Energy & Sustainability, renewable energy, hybrid energy systems, energy resilience
Ethics and Leadership
Design-thinking, One Health, global health, sustainability, conservation decision-making, application of social marketing, game-based learning and emerging digital and social technologies for behavior change
Environmental governance, climate change policy, corporate environmentalism and public policy, public policy analysis and evaluation
Leadership, Behavioral Ethics, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Ethics, Ethical Decision-Making, Values
Ethics, positive psychology, and leadership
Race, gender, the African American experience, and the history of black women in the Atlantic World
Popular and youth culture, music, social movements, and subcultures.
XR Technology | Computational Media | Generative AI
Migration, diaspora, transnationalism, digital activism, social movements, media, language politics, family, gender, healthcare, religion, ethnography, Central Asia, Tajikistan
Higher education access and retention; first- and second-generation immigrant students; first-generation college students; and women in higher education leadership.
Learning communities, integrative learning, community-based learning, civic engagement
the intersections of leadership identity and women’s adult development, critical and emancipatory research methods, the scholarship of liberatory leadership teaching and learning.
Master's in Information Systems
Museum studies, memory studies, temporality, dissensus, political subjectivity, and cultural policy
land rights, forests, biodiversity conservation, climate change, extractive industries, migration, earth observation, political ecology, Central America
Social-emotional development, emotion regulation, parenting, family systems, substance use, children of caregivers with substance use disorders
Popular music and hip-hop studies, popular culture, cultural memory, media and technology, affect theory, social activism
Conservation, Sustainability, Geographic Information Sciences, Biogeography, Medical Geography, Entomology
Peace and Conflict Resolution, Social Movements and Resistance, Systemic Violence, Systemic Transformation, Nonviolence
Literature and popular culture, history of technology and business.
well-being, consciousness, mindfulness, holistic health, and personal transformation
Sustainable Business Strategy and Social Innovation
Environmental Justice; Food and Agriculture; Sustainability; Conservation Science and Policy; Critical Theory
Fiction and nonfiction writing, sustainability studies
Family Financial Literacy and Resource Management
social justice issues in higher education, cultural leadership, and civic engagement in a diverse environment
Children and Youth, Cultural Sociology, Globalization, Humanitarian Aid, International Development, Public Sociology, Political Economy, Postcolonialism, Study Abroad