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

2020-03-16T18:15:02+00:00

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

Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating Dr. Maria Chavez-Haroldson in the successful completion of her dissertation:

 

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 […]

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

2020-01-19T23:05:53+00:00

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 […]

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

2019-12-02T22:20:07+00:00

Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating Erin W. Berzins in the successful completion of their dissertation:

 

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 […]

Meet our Editor: Tamara Holloway!

2019-11-07T18:05:17+00:00

Tamara Holloway received her PhD in English Literature from the University of Oregon. Tamara has spent nearly twenty years teaching literature, composition, and creative writing to college students; she currently teaches at Walla Walla Community College. Tamara has a strong background in editing and is committed to instilling writing proficiency and confidence in her clients. […]

Congratulations, Christine A. Treece, Psy.D, LMHC, Antioch University Seattle!

2019-12-02T03:15:22+00:00

Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating Christine A. Treece in the successful completion of their dissertation:

 

Psychologists’ Use of a Dog in Psychotherapy: A Therapeutic Exploration

 

This study was an in-depth exploration of licensed psychologists’ experiences with bringing their dogs to work. Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis was used, and nine primary themes were identified. Responses […]

Congratulations, A. Ianto West, Ph. D, Antioch University Seattle!

2019-11-07T18:08:29+00:00

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Avoiding Unhelpful Responses: A Proposed Theoretical Measure of Readiness to Work With Transgender Clients  

My project was about improving the quality of transgender care. As an underserved population, it is important that we do a good job. Many clinicians have […]

Congratulations, Tara Nichol, M.Ed, Antioch University New England!

2019-11-11T23:41:09+00:00

WEX is honored to feature Tara Nichols. She received her Waldorf Masters of Education from Antioch University New England. She wrote her dissertation on Trauma Informed Practices in Early Childhood Education. 

Nichol’s intention of this research project is to gain a deeper understanding of trauma-informed practices in early childhood education. She addresses two questions: what are the […]

Meet our Editor: Nancy Struckman!

2019-11-12T00:08:30+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Nancy Birn Struckman has worked as an editor and proofreader for over twenty-five years, including as a managing editor for a local newspaper. She is currently the manager of Editing for Style, LLC, where she also edits books and monthly blogs, and enjoys working with graduate students on formatting and proofreading their dissertations, […]

Meet Our Editor: Loretta Rafay!

2019-11-20T05:45:58+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Loretta Rafay has over ten years of editing experience in science, humanities, legal, and literary writing. Her specialty is working with English Language Learner academics to prepare theses, dissertations, and journal manuscripts for publication in English. She enjoys helping STEM graduate students plan and structure theses and dissertations. Meaningful public communication of scientific research is […]

Congratulations, Jedidiah Savard, Psy.D, Antioch University Seattle!

2019-11-12T00:46:46+00:00

Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating Jedidiah Savard in the successful completion of his dissertation:

Reducing Adolescent Anger and Aggression with Biofeedback: A Mixed-Methods Study

My dissertation research focused on evaluating the efficacy of pairing affect recognition with daily school-based heart-rate monitoring in the pursuit of diminishing and regulating the frequency of anger and […]

Congratulations, Tammera Cooke, PsyD, Antioch University Seattle!

2020-03-16T18:31:30+00:00Tags: , , , |

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Dr. Tammera Cooke, PsyD, in the successful completion of her dissertation:

Psychology’s Struggle to Locate a Moral Vision in a Value-Neutral Framework: A Hermeneutic Perspective on Standard 3.05 of the APA Ethics Code

The purpose of this study is to better understand the cultural influences reflected in and the […]

Rules with Academic Degrees

2019-11-12T01:09:42+00:00

WEX has had a few questions in the past couple of months regarding ways of acknowledging academic degrees in our writing, and we hope this posting would help clarify the rules.  

Capitalization: In the academy we might feel compelled to capitalize all our degrees as well as subject areas. […]