Doctoral Program

Doctoral Dissertation Showcase: Where Research and Practice Meet

September 7, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Showcase


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Join us on October 22 for the Doctoral Dissertation Showcase! The purpose of the showcase is to provide research information to the PK-16 professional community as well as broaden doctoral students’ horizons of research and dissertation, support them in starting and finishing their research, disseminate scholarly work, promote research culture, support institutional efforts to advance equity and social justice, and model academic paper presentations. The Doctoral Dissertation Showcase is jointly sponsored by the CSUN’s Ed.D. Program in Educational Leadership and the CSUN’s Education Alumni Chapter.

2022 Annual Meeting

The first annual showcase will be held on October 22, 2022, in Education Building (ED 1129) at CSUN, which will be operated like an academic conference paper presentation session. The session panelists consist of presenters, their dissertation chairs, and when appropriate discussant from the Education Alumni Chapter. It will be held in a Hyflex format, and you can attend in-person or synchronously online. Parents and local education practitioners are also invited to participate.


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Diana VidesDr. Diana Vides, PK1218 Cohort,
Principal, Saugus Union School District

Dissertation Title:
Collaborative Leadership Between the Principal and Coach/Facilitator in Sobrato Early Academic Language Schools for English Learners: A Grounded Theory Study

Zeina Otaky-RamirezDr. Zeina Otaky-Ramirez, CC17 Cohort
Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Student Conduct and Ethical Development, CSUN

Dissertation Title:
You Do Not See Us: Women of Color in Student Affairs Leadership through a Critical Race Feminist Lens

Cindy PhuDr. Cindy N. Phu, CC17 Cohort,
Associate Professor in Speech, Pasadena City College

Dissertation Title:
Othering Mothers: Mothering Students of Color in Community College