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Tips from the WEX Experts on Working from Home


The Covid-19 crisis has forced many into new experiences of “working” or “studying” from home. At WEX, all of us have had long-term employment working remotely in digital spaces. As any new work environment can have its challenges, we thought we’d collectively share a few ideas with you. Hope these tips help you and others […]

Congratulations, Maria T. Chavez-Haroldson, PhD!
Graduate School in Leadership & Change


Dr. Chavez-Haroldson at her Dissertation Defense. L-R: Dr. Lize Booysen, Committee Chair, Dr. Angelo Gomez, Committee Member

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LatinX Diversity Officers in Higher Education: Capacitating Cultural Values as Champions of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Dr. Chavez-Haroldson’s study explores the lived experiences […]

Writers’ Exchange “Ask the Editor”: URLs in Dissertations


URLs in the Reference Section

From time to time we field questions about how to properly style URLs within the References section of a dissertation. In this post I will outline our expectations and some best practices to help ensure good results.
Please note that the various programs at Antioch have slight differences in their accepted styles […]

Congratulations, Nate Woods, PhD!
Graduate School in Leadership & Change


Photo Credit: GE Aviation

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Taking Off in Africa: Critical Elements of Aircraft Engine Manufacturer Engagement That Can Affect Airline Safety Performance


My research examines critical elements of successful interorganizational engagement between aircraft engine manufactures and airlines. Engagement during two maintenance processes […]

Writers’ Exchange “Ask the Editor” Questions and Answers


I’ve gotten differing views about including the copyright symbol when mentioning Survey Monkey, SPSS, etc. APA style guide 6th edition says not to include but others indicate it is an Antioch preference. Can you please clarify? 


Answer: For your assignments at Antioch, do what your instructor or program asks, so in this case, include the copyright symbol. But […]

Congratulations, Erin W. Berzins, PhD, LMHC, Antioch University Seattle!


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The Role of Emotional Overcontrol in the Acceptance of Counselor Training Feedback


This research examined the relationship between the trait of emotional overcontrol and the phenomenon of accepting feedback within master’s level counseling programs.  I wanted to understand how overcontrol […]