University of Phoenix Graduate College Faculty Participates in AERA National Annual Meeting
Members and faculty of the Center for Educational and Instructional Technology will present studies on mentoring and intersectionality for African American women in education
PHOENIX, April 25, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Faculty Members of the University of Phoenix Graduate College Join in the Proceedings of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting to be Held 21-26 April 2022. The hybrid event, organized in collaboration with the World Association for Educational Research, offers an in-person and virtual program option exploring topics under the conference theme “Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century.”
The faculty members attending the conference are researchers from the Center for Educational and Instructional Technology (CEITR) at the University of Phoenix within the College of Graduate Studies.
“CEITR researchers focus on conducting applied studies to improve teaching, learning and serve the public good. The American Educational Research Association is the largest and most prestigious national research association dedicated to advancing teaching and learning,” said Mansureh Kebritchi, Ph.D., CEITR President. “The presentation of CEITR studies at AERA is important because it provides an effective platform for researchers to share research results with a wide audience around the world, contribute to the improvement of education and have an impact on the professional life of individuals.”
Stella Smith, Ph.D., CEITR Associate Research Chair, will present the study “Holding Space – Making Room: Using Mentoring to Support African American Women Administrators in Academe”, exploring different variables that influence mentoring as as a tool to help African-American women as administrators of education and to explore whether cultivating mentoring relationships helps alleviate the problems faced by African-American women in predominantly white institutions.
Alyncia M. Bowen, Ph.D., CEITR Study Team Member, Shaquana Robinson, Ed.D., CEITR Study Team Member and Graduate of the College of Doctoral Studies, and James Lane, Ed.D., CEITR Fellow, will present their study, “Black Female Education Leaders and Intersectionality: Leadership, Race, Gender, Power, and Social Justice,” a critical autoethnography exploring a deep understanding of the lived experiences of Black female leaders in the education following interviews with eight people. The study revealed the challenges around racial abuse and how these education leaders navigated in their roles between the intersections of leadership, race, gender, power and social justice.
Learn more about the AERA Annual Meeting here.
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