Expert Directory

The following list is intended to assist community-based nonprofit organizations, local governments, schools and school districts, healthcare providers, tourism agencies, and other entities seeking expertise at the College of Education and Community Innovation. These faculty and staff are available to provide insights into issues in their area of expertise. They are sometime available as speakers, trainers, or consultants. More robust partnerships, especially those that involve applied research, grant-funded community or educational projects, strategic planning, program evaluation, and service-learning projects are also possibilities.

Field Topics First Name Last Name LinkedIn Google Scholar ScholarWorks GVSU Directory
Criminology intimate partner violence, criminal sanction & deterrence, and comparative research Jina Lee LinkedIn - - contact info
Criminology restorative justice, white collar crime, and criminological theory Patrick (Pakky) Gerkin - - ScholarWorks contact info
Early Childhood Education birth-to-kindergarten teacher education programs Kathryn Ohle - - - contact info
Educational Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity anti-racist pedagogy, post-secondary transitions/first-generation college students; place-based education; students in academic distress (academic probation; jeopardy of dismissal) Terry Stockton - - ScholarWorks contact info
Educational Leadership human resources, school finance, strategic planning Gregory Warsen - - ScholarWorks contact info
Educational Leadership facilitation, building leader capacity, observation and feedback, instructional rounds, and strategic planning Catherine Meyer-Looze LinkedIn Google Scholar ScholarWorks contact info
Educational Leadership strategic planning, governance, development / fund raising, budget, board relations Thomas J. Haas - - - contact info
Educational Leadership communication, facilitation, the school principalship, instructional rounds, leadership coaching and data based decision-making Richard Vandermolen LinkedIn - ScholarWorks contact info
Elementary Education elementary teacher training, assessments in elementary classrooms Wei Gu - - - contact info
Hazardous Materials Management hazardous materials Thomas J. Haas - - - contact info
Higher Education Black college students, undergraduate socialization, student affairs, perspective taking, college student development Laila McCloud LinkedIn Google Scholar - contact info
Higher Education affect theory, postsecondary teaching and learning, hidden curriculum Paul E. Bylsma LinkedIn Google Scholar ScholarWorks contact info
Higher Education in Prison prison education Jacquelynn Doyon-Martin - - - contact info
Hospitality and Tourism Management tourism impacts & analysis; wage and compensation studies; restaurant evaluation processes, attractions management, customer satisfaction surveys A. Scott Rood LinkedIn - ScholarWorks contact info
Hospitality and Tourism Management tourism marketing and research; volunteerism; events Patty Janes LinkedIn - ScholarWorks contact info
Hospitality and Tourism Management tourism and restaurant management Mohammed Lefrid LinkedIn Google Scholar contact info
Hospitality Law cannabis policy, tourism, and community impacts John Lipford LinkedIn - - contact info
International Education study abroad, teach abroad Sherie Klee - - - contact info
Literacy Studies pre-service and in-service teachers, literacy assessments and instruction, language and literacy interventions Jennifer Vanderground - - - contact info
Literacy Studies reading, writing, literacy instruction, literacy tutoring, literacy teacher professional development, reading specialists / interventions, literacy coaching, children / adolescent books, literacy curriculum & assessment Elizabeth Stolle - Google Scholar ScholarWorks contact info
Nonprofit Administration philanthropy, nonprofit sector, nonprofit management, civil society, volunteerism, program evaluation Salvatore Alaimo LinkedIn Google Scholar ScholarWorks contact info
Public Finance public budgeting, financial management, research methods Donijo Robbins - Google Scholar - contact info
School Counseling comprehensive school counseling programs, school counseling leadership, advocacy for students, collaboration with stakeholders, systemic change, academic, social-emotional, and career development, anti-racist school counseling Judy Williams LinkedIn - - contact info
Secondary Education secondary education C.J. Mehall - - - contact info
Social Work family development, adolescence, poverty, multi-generational households Cray Mulder LinkedIn - - contact info

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