January 2023 Faculty News

Sonia Cabell Dr. Sonia Cabell, Associate Professor of Reading Education/Language arts, gave the keynote address at the Ready At Five’s School Readiness Symposium at the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education in Ellicott City, MD.

Dr. Kathy Guthrie Dr. Kathy Guthrie, Associate Professor of Higher Education, published "Exploring the influences of a leadership certificate on career readiness" in the Journal of Higher Education Policy and Leadership Studies. Dr. Guthrie also published "Centering socially just leadership: An integrated model for contextualizing leadership learning" in the Journal of Leadership Studies. Dr. Guthrie also traveled with the Hardee Center to host a reception for LifeNet and friends at the Leadership Educators Institute on December 15th in New Orleans.

Dr. Beth Philips Dr. Beth Philips, Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, was awarded, "Outstanding Reviewer" in 2022 from Early Childhood Research Quarterly where she served on the editorial board for many years.

Dr. Amal Ibourk Dr. Amal Ibourk, Assistant Professor of Science Education, had her article, "'It is what it is': Using Storied-Identity and intersectionality lenses to understand the trajectory of a young Black woman's science and math identities," chosen for an NSTA/NARST Research Worth Reading award. This recognition is given to three papers published in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST) in the past year that are interpreted to have the most significant implications for science educators and practitioners.

Dr. Walter Ecton Dr. Walt Ecton, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, recently published a news piece with The Conversation about his recent article, "College students who work more hours are less likely to graduate." Check out the news piece here!