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Selected List of Published Articles based on the UOPX Doctoral Dissertations 


The Articles are Developed at the Dissertation to Publication Workshop

We are thrilled to celebrate the achievement of 178 UOPX authors who published their articles in peer-reviewed journals. These articles were based on their doctoral dissertations and were developed with the assistance of the Dissertation to Publication Workshop. Some articles have been co-authored by UOPX doctoral graduates and their dissertation committees. The authors' citations are listed below in alphabetical order, following the APA guidelines. It is important to note that this list only includes the publications that were shared by the authors. There may be additional publications developed at the workshop that were not shared by the authors. Also, the authors are counted per publication.

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.

Bell, S., Lawrence, C. D., Dobrin, S., Cherniak, W., De La Peña Llaca, F., Fernandes, J. G., Joshi, A. U., Navid, B., & Rutledge, G. (2023). Near-term digital health predictions: A glimpse into tomorrow’s AI-driven healthcare. Telehealth and Medicine Today, 8(5).

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

Booker, A. M., Stout, M. W., & Johnson, K. (2023). Does perception equal reality during the interview process?. Review of General Management, 37(1).

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.

Bowen, J.M. (2023). Stress inoculation training and critical thinking skills: California law enforcement academies. International Journal of Training Research, DOI: 10.1080/14480220.2023.2272938

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

Bridges, A. (2023) “I can’t Breathe”: a Delphi study of the proverbial knee on the neck of African American male students. Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, DOI: 10.1080/15595692.2023.2246608

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.

Collins, M. (2023). Multi-channel customer relationship management solutions and customer satisfaction. Journal of Business, Economics and Technology, 26(1). 

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. (2021) Rethinking Programs Used to Address Juvenile Intervention. Journal of Functional Education, 2(1), 1-17. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.18638.59204

Cornell, 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.

Hines, L. A. (2023). Educating patients on value-based health care to improve clinical outcomes. Management in Healthcare, 8(1), 32-40.

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, J. A., Archer-Banks, D., & Esmail, A. (2022). Exploring administrators and teachers’ perspectives on false accusations of school personnel levied by students. Journal of Education & Social Justice, 8(1), 109–126.

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). 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).

Littlemouse, G., Finch-Guthrie, P., & Kroposki, M. (2023). Lived experiences of ICU nurses during COVID-19. The Linacre Quarterly,0(0). doi:10.1177/00243639231198896

Llaca De La Peña, F. & Davidson, P. (2023). Holographic teleportation in space and astronauts’ stress: A Delphi study. Science Talks, 6.

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

McDonald, K. (2024). Spiritual care: Determining the need, providing the care. International Journal of Human Caring, 28(2).

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.

Melhem, A. (in press, 2025). Health care financing in Syria - exploring good alternative financing solutions: A classic Delphi study. Journal of Health Management.

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.

Moslehi Seisan S, Gordon B, Bottomley K, & Blake M. (2023). Quality of zirconia crowns, following prep-guide, and dentist-technician communication. Balkan Journal of Dental Medicine, 27(1).

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.

Príncipe, J. (2024). The evolution of human resources management in the post-pandemic world. In Even, A. M. & Christiansen, B. (Eds.), Effective human resources management in the multigenerational workplace. IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-2173-7

Príncipe, J. (2023). The third culture people's impact: Evolving the future of management and leadership in the post-pandemic era. In Christiansen, B. & Even, A. M. (Eds.). Examining Applied Multicultural Industrial and Organizational Psychology. IGI Global. (pp. 169-205).

Príncipe, J. (2023). The work-life dynamics cultural impact: Evolving the future of strategic holistic ecosystems post-pandemic. In Tennin, K. L. (Ed.), Measuring the Effectiveness of Organizational Development Strategies During Unprecedented Times. (pp. 119-155). IGI Global.

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).

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

Reid, M.V. (2022): Mentoring and women’s advancement to leadership in the Information Technology field: A qualitative case study. Computing, Information Systems, Development Informatics & Allied Research Journal, 13(1), 31-42. URL: 

Reynolds, V. L., Sienrukos, J., & Blake, M. (2023). Minority women small business owners' leadership styles: An exploratory case study. Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business, 13.

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

Rice, J. C., & Reeves, M. (2023). Knowledge management used in technology operations for innovations and value creation. The Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 11(2), 44-70.

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).

Rivale-Bell, N. (2022). Equity centered leadership of principals who narrowed the race-based academic achievement gap. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 20(2). URL:

Rhodes, G. B., & Ford, D. (2023). 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

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)

Robinson, D. D. (2023). Minority entrepreneurs and start-up financing. Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 00, 1–11.

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

Sadaghiani-Tabrizi, A. (2023). Revisiting cybersecurity awareness in the midst of disruptions. International Journal for Business Education, 163(1). DOI: 10.30707/IJBE163.1.1675491516.833197

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. (2023) Novice teachers’ training and support needs in evidence-based classroom management. Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth. DOI: 10.1080/1045988X.2023.2195361

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.

Viar, A. R. (2023, March). Foreign direct investment and economic growth in Trinidad and Tobago: 2008-2017. Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, 13, 1-16.

Walton, R. & Conrad, K. (2023). Futureproofing the leadership pipeline: An Appreciative Inquiry exploring reverse mentoring to prepare millennials for leadership in pharmaceuticals. International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry,

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

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.