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Selected List of Published Articles based on the UOP Doctoral Dissertations 


The Articles are Developed at the Dissertation to Publication Workshop

We are excited to celebrate the achievement of 132 authors who published their articles developed based on their dissertations at the DTP Workshop in peer-reviewed journals. Citations are listed below in alphabetical order per APA guidelines.

Listing of Publications

Alexandre, J., & Enslin, C. (2017). The relationship between personalized instruction, academic achievement, knowledge application, and problem-solving skills. National Teacher Education Journal, 10(1), 5-15.

Amkeie, B. (2021). Educational programs in emergencies: The case of Syrian refugee children. International Journal of Comparative Education and Development.

Anthony, M. R.  & Brett, A. L. (2020). Nurse leaders as problem-solvers: Addressing lateral and horizontal violence. Nursing Management 51(8), 12-19.

Avington, G., & Underdahl, L. (2019). Antiepileptic drug adherence and psychosocial factors in children: Is there a connection? Journal of Child Science, 9(1), e11-e16.

Bagnall, L., Taliaferro, D., & Underdahl, L. (2018). Nursing students, caring attributes, and opportunities for educators. International Journal for Human Caring, 22(3), 126-135.

Bennett, A. M. (2020). Developing competencies for homeowner association boards of directors, Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 40(2), 34-42.

Bostain, N., McAuliffe, N., & Witchel, A. (2019). The relationship between authentic leadership, trust, and engagement in library personnel. Journal of Library Administration, 59(2), 129-148.

Brickers, S. L. (2021). Examining nonprofit boards' receptivity to diversity. Journal of Leadership Studies, 15(1), 1-7.

Bryan, L. (2020). Effective information security strategies for small business. International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 14(1), 341-360.

Bryant, J. (2018). A phenomenological study of preschool teachers’ experiences and perspectives on inclusion practices. Cogent Education, 5(1).

 Burleigh, C., & Jorif, M. (2020). Teachers’ perspectives: Sustaining growth mindset concepts in instruction. Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning, Retrieved from

Burns, S N. (2020).  California State University (CSU) System Nursing Faculty:  Are you culturally competent to teach in a multicultural state? Journal of Professional Nursing, 36(6), 635-648.

Cade, J., Wardle, F., & Otter, J. (2022). Toddler and preschool teachers’ beliefs and perceptions about the use of developmentally appropriate practice. Cogent Education, 9(1).

Campbell, C. (2019). Solutions for counteracting human deception in social engineering attacks. Information Technology & People, 32(5), 1130-1152.

Capler, J. (2020). A descriptive case study of effective decision-making of a local government organization in the United States of America. International Journal of Public Leadership , 16(3), 279-297.

Cimperman, S. (2023). Informal socialization in virtual work environments: Creating a digital culture of connectivity. Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 1–19.

Collins, A. (2022). Making the invisible visible: Using equalities as metaphors of critical thinking and reading comprehension. Anatolian Journal of Education, 7(1), 197-206.

Conzelmann, J. D. (2020). Document Review: Journal Articles, Performance Evaluations, and Organizational Citizenship Terminology, Business Ethics and Leadership, 4(2),75-85.

Cook, C. & Brown, L. Rethinking Programs Used to Address Juvenile Intervention. Journal of Functional Education, 2(1), 1-17. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.18638.59204Cornell, T. (2020). Leadership skills essential in the value-based care era. Leadership in Health Services, 33(3), 307-323.

Cox, C. (2019). Nurse manager job satisfaction and retention: A home healthcare perspective. Nursing Management 50(7), 16-23.

Cox, V. and Overbey, J.A. (2022). Generational knowledge transfer and retention strategies. Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. ahead-of-print (No. ahead-of-print).

Cripe, K.M., & Burleigh, C. (2022). Examining leadership skills, behaviors, and effective communication for virtual IT project managers. Team Performance Management, 28(3/4), 223-237.

Cromwell, H., & Conrad, K. A. (2022). Addictions counseling against the odds in rural Alaska: Understanding and compassion motivate counselors. Journal of Rehabilitation Counseling, 53(4), 1-25.

Crump, B. (2019). Patient Dignity: Exploring nurse’s perceptions during end of life care. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 23(3), 1-6. ttps://

DuMont, N. S. (2021, March 9). Promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS): Core leadership competencies.  Management in Healthcare, 6(1), 55–69.

Ekkens, C. L.. (2021, May/June). The mindful path to nursing accuracy: A quasi-experimental study on minimizing medication administration errors. Holistic Nursing Practice, 35(3), 115-122.

Ekkens, C. L., & Gordon, P. A., (2022). Struggling to promote a safe culture: a quasi-experimental research study to reduce medication errors using mindfulness. In SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 1. SAGE Publications, Ltd.,

ElFarmawi, W. (2019). Correlation between customer relationship management system usage, product innovation, and customer satisfaction. Foundations of Management 11, 23-32.

Enslin, C., & Ibrahim, S. (2020). Lived experiences of females with entrepreneurship in Sudan: Networking, social expectations, and family support. Sage Open 10(4),

Garza, J. A., & Taliaferro, D. (2021). Job satisfaction among home healthcare nurses. Home Healthcare Now, 39(1), 20–24.

Gatson, D. H., & Enslin, C., (2021). Resiliency and goals: A phenomenological exploration of African American Male attrition in High School. The Qualitative Report  26(10).

Gotay, J. (2020). A classical Delphi study to identify the barriers of green information technology. Open Science Journal 5(3), 1-22.

Hallsworth, C. B., & Gordon, P. A. (2019, June 10). Managing technology implementation change in a Caribbean organization. In P. A. Gordon & J. Overbey (Eds), Advances in the technology of managing people (pp. 109-120). Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Hammonds, T. (2017). High teacher turnover: Strategies school leaders implement to retain teachers in urban elementary schools. National Teacher Education Journal 10(2), 63-72.

Hiasat, L. (2018). Blended and experiential learning for Emiratis in tertiary education. The Journal of Asia TEFL, 15(3), 874-881.

Holden, S. (2019). Community assessment of colorectal cancer screening compliance in northwest Louisiana. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 40(4), 273-279.

Hover, L. A. & Williams, G. B. (2022). New nurses’ experience with lateral violence and their decision to remain in Nursing. International Journal for Human Caring, 26(4).

Ifon, J. C. (2022). Management of cyberbullying: A qualitative exploratory case study of a Nigerian university. International Journal of Bullying Prevention.

Insaidoo, J. (2018). Founder’s syndrome: A complex phenomenon in business leadership adversely affecting business sustainability. Journal of Management 8(2), 8-16.

James, J. L. (2020). Students as stakeholders: Understanding expectations can increase student retention. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice,

Jean-Baptiste, A. (2019). Recruiting and retaining African Americans in BSN programs. ABNF Journal, 30(2).

Jimenez, M. (2018). Leadership style, organizational performance, and change through the lens of emotional intelligence. Foundations of Management, 10(1), 237-250.

Johnson, R. D. (Ed.). (2021). Handbook of Research on Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Managerial and Leadership Psychology. IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-3811-1

Jones, P. D., & Gordon, P. A. (2022). Divine calling: Qualitative case concerning job burnout dilemma for pastors. Pastoral Psychology.

Jorif, M., & Burleigh, C. (2022). Secondary teachers' perspectives on sustaining growth mindset concepts in instruction. Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning, 15(1), 23-40.

Kaunda, M. W. (2021). The education inequalities of at risk African American students: A single case study. National Alliance of Black School Educators, Fall.

Khawam, A., & Bostain, N. (2019). Project manager’s role in safety performance of Saudi construction. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 12(4).

Kroposki, M., Rolf, M., & Watson, S. (2019). Quantitative evaluation of variables to student success in a mastery learning baccalaureate nursing programme. Nursing Open 2019(9), 959-965.

Lang, J. M. & Valk, J. (2023, February). Exploring middle school teachers’ job demands and job resources during COVID-19. Acta Educationis Generalis, 13(1), 26-54. DOI: 10.2478/atd-2023-0002

Lindsay, P. (2022). Hear our voice: Motivational curriculum and perceptions of adults with Intellectual Disability. International Journal of Special Education (IJSE), 37(2).

McAuley, C. (2019). Relationships matter - Ideas for transforming the nonprofit boardroom. Performance Improvement Journal 58(4), 13-20.

McGaha, K., & D’Urso, P. (2019). A non-traditional validation tool: Using cultural domain analysis for interpretive phenomenology. International Journal of Social Research Methodology 22(6), 585-598.

McGill-Youngblood, L. (2018). Black female leaders: Where are they? Journal of Leadership & Management 4(14), 212-226.

Miller, P., & Connelley, J. (2020). Walk to health: The transtheoretical model for behavior change applied to exercise. International Journal of Public and Private Perspectives on Healthcare, Culture, and the Environment 4(2).

Mullen, C., & Mariam, Y. (2019). Adult learning: Barriers and enablers to advancement in Canadian power engineering. Australian Journal of Adult Learning 59(2), 198-222.

Nkansah, S., Bearden, F. C., Frempong-Ainguah, F., & Nkansah, F. A. (2021). Adherence to a generic medicine policy: A developing country’s experience. Journal of Generic Medicines.

Obatusin, O., & Ritter-Williams, D. (2019). A phenomenological study of employer perspectives on hiring ex- offenders. Cogent Social Sciences 5(1), 1571730.

Pauline-Graf, D., & Mandel, S. (2019). Defining preliminary research for digital game-based learning evaluation: Best practices. International Journal of Educational Methodology 5(4), 623-635.

Putnam, K.A. (2021). Information Technology usage among Afghan women business leaders. The Communications of the International Information Management Association (IIMA), 19(1), 1-21. Retrieved from

Quimby-Worrell, C. (2017). Health literacy and Type 2 Diabetes in Barbados. The Qualitative Report 24(2), 319-332.

Raguindin, G. (2019). The experiences of repositioning products by toy collectors: A descriptive phenomenological study. International Journal of Business Marketing and Management 4(4), 66-82.

Randolph, B. Nisbett, K. (2019). Mentoring leaders across race and gender lines: Insight from US Army officers. Global Business and Organizational Excellence 38(4), 16-25.

Reed, R. (2021). Situational leadership and employee turnover intent: An examination of higher education administrators. Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education 96(1), Accepted for publication July 7, 2020.

Reed, R. R. (2021). Higher education administrator turnover: An examination of situational leadership styles, College and University, 96(1), 2-15.

Rice, D. (2018). The relationship of emotional intelligence to academic achievement. National Teacher Education Journal 11(1), 27-32.

Riney, F. (2018). Two-step fraud defense system: prevention and detection. Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance 29(2), 74-86.

Ring, J. (2021). Operationalizing Sustainable Development, Stakeholder Theory, Corporate Social Responsibility to Improve Community Engagement Outcomes. Journal of Sustainable Development, 15(1).

Roache, D. (2019). The competitive advantages of doctoral learners obtaining degrees in educational administration: An exploration of knowledge, marketability, and comparative advantage in the international marketplace. Teacher Education eJournal, 16(2).

Rohde, D. (2018). Latino immigrant stressors, Emotional exhaustion, coping. North American Journal of Psychology, 20(1), 121-150.

Rhodes, G. B., & Ford, D. (2023, February 23). The impact of nurses working multiple jobs and drowsy driving accidents: A scoping literature review. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 13(7), 1-6. DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v13n7p1

Sanders, T. (2022). Exploring the perceptions of African Americans toward electronic personal health records.  Management in Healthcare. 

Santiago, H., & Terrell, J. D. (2022). Attainment of innovative performance in an information systems-supported innovation process. International Leadership Journal, 14(2), 3–29.

Shank, M. K. & Santiague, L. (2021). Classroom management needs of novice teachers, The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, DOI: 10.1080/00098655.2021.2010636

Sobtafo, C. (2020). The effectiveness of official development assistance in the health sector in Africa: A case study of Uganda. International Quarterly of Community Health Education.

Sperling, L., & Fairbanks, M.B. (2020). Polypharmacy and the senior citizen: The influence of direct-to-consumer advertising, Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 69(1),19-25.

Steele-Moses, S.K. (2021). Predicting medical-surgical nurses' work satisfaction and intent to stay. Nursing Management, 52(8), 16-25.Stroburg, S., & Roberts, C. (2018). Examining the effect of direct mail on casino customer visitation and value. Perspectives in Asian Leisure and Tourism, 4(1).

Stromback, J. (2021). Decision‐making and leadership challenges in partner‐based, owner‐managed companies. Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 1– 13.

Townsend, M. (2018). The value of iPads for instruction and learning. ACET Journal of Computer Education and Research, 11(1), 1-22.

Turner, C., & Finch-Guthrie, P. (2020). Experiences of caregivers caring for a family member who is using hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 47(1), 23-34.

White, T., & Lao, T. (2021). IT Managers’ and IT Professionals’ Mobile Device Security Strategies. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 22(3).

White, T. & Lao, T. (2021). IT managers’ and IT professionals’ mobile device security strategies. Journal of Management Policy and Practice (JMPP), 22(3), 90-100.

Williams, D. (2020). Harness-induced pathology - US construction, International Journal of Health Safety and Environment, 36(3), 195-206.

Ziegler, G. (2019). Knowledge management system: Designing a virtual community of practice for higher education. Intelligent Computing In: Arai K., Bhatia R., Kapoor S. (eds) Intelligent Computing. CompCom 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 998. Springer, Cham.