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Journal of College and Character

Journal of College and Character

Student Success Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs Undergraduate
January 2, 2014

Journal of College and Character is a professional journal that examines how colleges and universities influence the moral and civic learning and behavior of students. Published quarterly, the journal features scholarly articles and applied research on issues related to ethics, values, and character development in a higher education setting.

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Journal of College and Character is a professional journal that examines how colleges and universities influence the moral and civic learning and behavior of students. The journal publishes scholarly articles and applied research on issues related to ethics, values, and character development in a higher education setting.

  • Published quarterly, the journal encourages the submission of manuscripts from around the world and from a wide range of academic and professional fields, including higher education, student affairs, psychology, religion, sociology, business, social work, philosophy, law, and education.
  • The journal audience includes faculty, administrators, graduate students, and practitioners in student services and campus ministry, as well as others engaged in research and practice in moral education in colleges and universities.

JCC Connexions is a place for conversation about the Journal of College and Character, its staff, authors, reviewers, and readers.

  • The purpose of Connexions is to involve all interested scholars and practitioners more actively with our Journal community.
  • Our primary focus is to explore specific topics that JCC articles address, such as student well-being; social media and student learning and development; pluralism on campus; and fairness and equality. This space allows us to extend on these topics while providing background resources for Journal of College and Character readers.
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Aims and Scope

Journal of College and Character is a professional journal that examines how colleges and universities influence the moral and civic learning and behavior of students. The journal publishes scholarly articles and applied research on issues related to ethics, values, and character development in a higher education setting.

Published quarterly, the journal encourages the submission of manuscripts from around the world and from a wide range of academic and professional fields, including higher education, student affairs, psychology, religion, sociology, business, social work, philosophy, law, and education.

The journal audience includes faculty, administrators, graduate students, and practitioners in student services and campus ministry, as well as others engaged in research and practice in moral education in colleges and universities.

Areas of Emphasis

Journal of College and Character publishes the following types of articles:

  • Peer Reviewed
  • Invited Featured
  • Best Practices
  • Opinions and Perspectives

The journal also publishes these regular columns:

  • Civic Engagement on Campus
  • Ethical Issues on Campus
  • Spirituality on Campus
  • What They're Reading

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Discover more about the people behind the Journal of College and Character by reading JCC Connexions newsletter and JCC Connexions blog. The focus of Connexions is on the people behind the research and ideas; people are at the heart of the Connexions approach. We are making spaces for readers, authors, and editors to meet at the many intersections of programs, practices and research.

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For submission guidelines for the Journal of College and Character please go here.

The focus of the JCC Connexions is on the people behind the research and ideas relating to the Journal of College and Character; people are at the heart of the Connexions approach. We are making spaces for readers, authors, editors, and readers to meet at the many intersections of programs, practices and research.

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All submissions to Connexions newsletter must demonstrate relevance to the purpose of the Connexions publication, which is to feature persons (and their work) who author articles, lead programs, and/or do research about issues that relate to the moral and civic education of college students.

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Send attached Connexions newsletter submissions to Pam Crosby, Co-editor, at
jcc@naspa.org


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1. Essay/Opinion 

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 500 words maximum (inclusive of references and all materials). Exceptions to this requirement must be discussed with co-editor. 

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Essays generally present little or no data or findings. They may be short analyses of existing theories or research findings; summaries of relevant literature; or original arguments or conceptual analyses relating to ways colleges and universities influence the moral and civic learning and behaviors of college students and/or the development of moral and civic values during the college years.  These short essays should demonstrate soundness of argument (not just description); clarity, conciseness, and readability; originality; and usefulness to college and university staff and faculty, higher education scholars and policy makers, and others interested in the moral and civic education of students in the higher education setting.

1. Program Summary

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100 word (total) bio of leaders of the program.

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Program summaries describe institutional efforts for educational practice. They should include the following elements: (a) description of the innovative aspects of the program; (b) identification of the learning objectives; (c) discussion of the process by which the program was developed and implemented; and (d) discussion of implications for future practice and replication. They do not read like brochures or promotional material.  Information about awards may be included, nowever.

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500 words maximum (inclusive of references and all materials). Exceptions to this requirement must be discussed with co-editor.
100 word (total) bio of author of essay.

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These submissions are original arguments or conceptual analyses that present little or no data or findings.

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Include in your email message your reason for submission and your background and creditials. 

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Include name of all authors and their institutions, abstract, type of manuscript, and contact information

TYPE OF REVIEW
Editorial review 

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Active voice to the greatest extent possible. Research findings reported in past tense.

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You must affirm that the content of the manuscript is not libelous, does not infringe on any copyrights or personal rights, has not been published elsewhere, or substantial parts of it have not been published elsewhere.

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For more information regarding the JCC Connexions newsletter, please contact Pam Crosby, JCC coeditor at jcc@naspa.org

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Submit a manuscript to the Journal of College + Character. Complete guidelines for preparing and submitting your manuscript to this journal are provided below.

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Contributing Editors

These contributing editors make the Journal of College and Character a unique journal that publishes articles in many areas of moral development. Click here for ecent publications of associate and contributing editors.

Cultural Cross Currents on Campus

Student Engagement With Spiritual and Secular World Views

Opinions & Perspectives Editor

What They're Reading Editor

Interfaith Cooperation Editor

Civic Engagement on Campus Editor

Interfaith Cooperation Editor

Ethical Issues on Campus Editor

Preparing Students for Careers and Purpose

JCC Editorial Board

Editors 

Jon C. Dalton, Co-Editor, The Florida State University
Pamela C. Crosby, Co-Editor, NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Peter Mather, Senior Associate Editor, Ohio University
Janett I. Cordovés, Associate Editor for Social Media, Interfaith Youth Core
Tiffani Riggers-Piehl, Associate Editor, Baylor University
Matthew Johnson, Associate Editor, Central Michigan University
Jenny Small, Associate Editor, Independent Scholar


Contributing Editors

Rebecca Crandall, Student Engagement With Spiritual and Secular World Views, The Ohio State University 
Michael J. Cuyjet
, Opinions & Perspectives, University of Louisville
Hsin-Yu Chen, Cultural Cross Currents on Campus, The Pennsylvania State University
David M. Eberhardt, Jr., What They're Reading, Birmingham-Southern Colleg
Mary Ellen Giess, Interfaith Cooperation, Interfaith Youth Core
Barbara Jacoby, Civic Engagement on Campus, University of Maryland
Eboo Patel, Interfaith Cooperation, Interfaith Youth Core
Larry D. Roper, Ethical Issues on Campus, Oregon State University
Michael J. Stebleton, Preparing Students for Callings and Purpose, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Review Board

William H. Arnold, Alma College
Michelle L. Boettcher, Clemson University
Christopher Broadhurst, University of New Orleans
Patience D. Bryant, California State University Long Beach
Dan Sarofian-Butin, Merrimack College
Hannah Clayborne, Ashland University
Sara Connolly, University of Bridgeport
Elizabeth Connor, The Citadel
Andrew Courtner, Lincoln Memorial University
Christy Moran Craft, Kansas State University
Claudia F. Curry, Community College of Philadelphia
Rebecca E. Crandall, Ohio State University
Marylee Demeter, Rutgers University
Pitt Derryberry, Western Kentucky University
Tonya M. Driver, Texas A&M University
David M. Eberhardt Jr., Birmingham-Southern College
Sean Gehrek, Everett Community College
Perry L. Glanzer, Baylor University
Corday Thomas Goddard, St. Norbert College
Jacob R. Grohs, Virginia Tech
Eric Grospitch, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kathy L. Guthrie. The Florida State University
Laura M. Harrison, Ohio University
April Herring, Immaculata University
Tori A. Holmes, Marshall B. Ketchum University
Jonathon M. Hyde, Louisiana State University
Joshua Moon Johnson, American University of Malta
John Klatt, University of Wisconsin- Madison
Dena R. Kniess, Eastern Illinois University
John Kolligian, Princeton University
Lynda Tierney Konecny, A.T. Still University
Forrest C. Lane, Sam Houston State University
Phyllis McCluskey-Titus, Illinois State University
Donna J. Menke, University of Memphis
Cassie Meyer, The Interfaith Youth Core
Leslie Sadler Meyerhoff, Cornell
Demetri Morgan, Loyola University Chicago
Jonathan J. O'Brien, California State University Long Beach
Jennifer E. Pope, The John Marshall Law School
Judith McGuire Robinson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alyssa N. Rockenbach, North Carolina State University
Joanne Rojas, University of Kentucky
Larry D. Roper, Oregon State University
Elena Sandoval-Lucero, Front Range Community College Boulder Campus
Pietro Sasso, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Douglas N. Searcy, Barton College
Gabriel Ramón Serna, Michigan State University
Timothy C. Shiell, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Scott Silverman, California Lutheran University
Audrey Sorrells, University of Texas at Austin
Adam Burke Sterritt, University of Alabama
Eric Swank, Arizona State University
Ashley Tull, Southern Methodist University
Thomas A. Walker, Wayne Community College
Elizabeth Wallace, Tarleton State University
Kelly Ward, Washington State University
Diane M. Waryold, Appalachian State University
Rich Whitney, University of La Verne
Jermaine F. Williams, North Shore Community College
John Zacker, University of Maryland

Focus Authors

JCC Editors Welcome You! JCC Connexions offers our journal community a close-up look at authors whose articles in the Journal of College and Character are popular with our readers and which highlight particular cutting-edge topics in contemporary college life.

JCC Editors Welcome You!

JCC Connexions offers our journal community a close-up look at authors whose articles in the Journal of College and Character are popular with our readers and which highlight particular cutting-edge topics in contemporary college life.

  • August 2019

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    Doris M. Ching (dorisc@hawaii.edu)

    Chief Academic Officer, University of Hawai‘i System Academy for Creative Media and Emeritus Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Hawai‘i System

    JCC Blog: “Should the Chief Officer of Student Affairs Report to the University CEO? Critical Conversation #18?”

    JCC Publication:  "Student Affairs’s Voice, Visibility, and Relevance in Higher Education Administration"

    Recent Publications:

    Gonzalez, Anna, Doris Ching, Lori White, and Robert Kelly, co-editors (2018).Transformational Encounters: Shaping Diverse College University Leaders. Washington, D.C.: NASPA, 2018.

    Museus, Samuel D., Amefil Agbayani, and Doris Ching, co-editors (2016). Focusing on the Underserved: Indigenous, Immigrant, and Refugee Asian American and Pacific Islander Students in Higher Education. Charlotte, S.C.: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

     Ching, Doris and Amefil Agbayani, co-editors (2012). Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education Research and Perspectives in Leadership Identity and Success.  Washington, D.C.: NASPA.



    Amefil Agbayani (agbayani@hawaii.edu

    Emeritus Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Diversity

    University of Hawai‘i @ Manoa

    JCC Blog: “Should the Chief Officer of Student Affairs Report to the University CEO? Critical Conversation #18?”

    JCC Publication:  "Student Affairs’s Voice, Visibility, and Relevance in Higher Education Administration"

    Recent Publications:

    Museus, Samuel D., Amefil Agbayani, and Doris Ching, co-editors (2016). Focusing on the Underserved: Indigenous, Immigrant, and  Refugee Asian American and Pacific Islander Students in Higher Education. Charlotte, S.C.: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

    Ching, Doris and Amefil Agbayani, co-editors (2012). Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education Research and Perspectives in Leadership Identity and Success.  Washington, D.C.: NASPA.

  • May 2019


May 2019

Keon M. McGuire (Keon.McGuire@asu.edu)

Assistant professor of higher and postsecondary education in the Mary Lou Fulton’s Teachers College

Arizona State University.

Article in Journal of College and Character “Religion and its Intersections: Spirituality, Secularism and Religion among Black Diasporic Communities in Higher Education”
Volume 19, Issue No. 2, May 2019

JCC Blog “How Is Religion a Socially Constructed Category?”

Recent Publications:

McGuire, K. M., McTier, T. S., Ikegwuonu, E., Sweet, J. & Bryant-Scott, K. (2018 online). “Men doing life together”: Black Christian Fraternity Men’s Embodiments of Brotherhood. Men & Masculinities.

McGuire, K. M. (2018). Religion's afterlife: The non-institutional residuals of religion in Black college students' lived experiences. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 11(3), 309-324.

McGuire, K. M., Cisneros, J., & McGuire, T. D. (2017). Intersections at a (heteronormative) crossroad: Gender and sexuality among Black students’ spiritual narratives. Journal of College Student Development, 58(2), 175-197

February 2019


February 2019

Nancy Thomas (Nancy.Thomas@tufts.edu)

Director of Research on Higher Education’s Eole in American Democracy
National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement
Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University

Article in Journal of College and Character (With Margaret Brower): “Conceptualizing and Assessing Campus Climates for Political Learning and Engagement in Democracy”
Volume 19, Issue No. 4, November 2018

JCC Blog (With Margaret Brower): “How Can Accusations of Partisanship Be Avoided?" 
JCC Video Blog (With Stephanie King): “Video Preview of JCC’s Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Session at NASPA”

Recent Publication:

Thomas, N. & Brower, M. (2018). Promising practices to facilitate politically robust campus climates. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 50(6), 24-29.



February 2019

Margaret Brower (margaret.tbrower@gmail.com)

Director PhD student in political science
University of Chicago 

Article in Journal of College and Character (With Nancy Thomas): “Conceptualizing and Assessing Campus Climates for Political Learning and Engagement in Democracy”
Volume 19, Issue No. 4, November 2018

JCC Blog (With Nancy Thomas): “How Can Accusations of Partisanship Be Avoided?" 

Recent Publication:

Thomas, N., & Brower, M. (2018). Promising practices to facilitate politically robust campus climates. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 50(6), 24-29.

    • November 2018

      November 2018

      Krista Soria (botx0006@umn.edu)
      Research Analyst
      University of Minnesota- Twin Cities 

      Article in Journal of College and Character: “Leadership Experiences: Educating for Diverse Citizenship”

      Volume 19, Issue No. 4, November 2018

      JCC Blog: “How Are Leadership Education and Diverse Citizenship Related?" 

      Newsletter Article:  "Krista Soria Is Leading Scholar on Civic Leadership”

      Recent Publications:

      Soria, K. M. (Ed.). (2018). Evaluating campus climate at U.S. research universities: Opportunities for diversity and inclusion. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

      Soria, K. M., Werner, L., Chandiramani, N., Day, M., & Asmundson, A. (in press). Co-curricular engagement as catalysts toward students’ leadership development and multicultural competence. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.

      Soria, K. M., Werner, L., & Nath, C. (in press). Leadership experiences and perspective taking among college students. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. 

    • August 2018

      August 2018

      Sachi Edwards (ste@hawaii.edu)
      Lecturer 
      University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa 
      University of Maryland

      Article in Journal of College and Character: “Distinguishing Between Belief and Culture: A Critical Perspective on Religious Identity

      Volume 19, Issue No. 3, August 2018

      JCC Blog: “Why Not Define Student Religious Identity According To Beliefs Alone? Critical Conversations #14”

      Newsletter Article:  "Sachi Edwards Writes Article on Need to Distinguish Religious Belief & Culture"

      Academic Page:  (https://manoa-hawaii.academia.edu/SachiEdwards)

      Recent Publications:

      Edwards, S. (in press). Critical reflections on the interfaith dialogue movement: A social justice perspective. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education.

      Edwards, S. (2017). Intergroup dialogue and religious identity: Attempting to raise awareness of Christian privilege and religious oppression. Multicultural Education, 24(2), 18-24.  

      Edwards, S. (2016). Critical conversations about religion: Promises and pitfalls of a social justice approach to interfaith dialogue. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

    • May 2018

      May 2018

      Douglas Jacobsen (djacobse@messiah.edu)
      Distinguished Professor of Church History and Theology, Messiah College

      Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen (rjacobse@messiah.edu)
      Professor of Psychology and Director of Faculty Development, Messiah College

      Article in Journal of College and Character: “Faith and Learning in a Post-Truth World”
      Volume 19, Issue No. 2, May 2018

      JCC Blog: “What’s Faith, What’s Learning, and How Do They Connect?”

      Website: Religion in the Academy Project (www.religionintheacademy.org)

      Recent Publications:

      Jacobsen, D. and Jacobsen, R. H. (2018). Religion in mainline and independent private higher education. In M. D. Waggoner and N. C. Walker (Eds.) The Oxford handbook of religion and American education. New York. Oxford University Press.

      Jacobsen, D. and Jacobsen, R. H. (January/February 2013). Religion’s return to higher education: A primer. Trusteeship, 21(1), pp. 16-21.  https://www.agb.org/trusteeship/2013/1/religions-return-higher-education-primer.

      Jacobsen, D. and Jacobsen, R. H. (2012). No longer invisible: Religion in university education. New York: Oxford University Press. 

      Jacobsen, D. and Jacobsen, R. H. (2008). The American university in a post-secular age.  New York: Oxford University Press. 

    • February 2018

      February 2018

      Larry D. Roper (larry.roper@oregonstate.edu)

      Professor, School of Language, Culture and Society
      Coordinator, College Student Services Administration
      Coordinator, Social Justice Minor
      Oregon State University

      Article in Journal of College and Character: “The Ethics of the Collegiate Locker Room”

      Volume 18, Issue No. 1,  February 2017

      JCC Blog: "How Can We Address Sexual Misconduct on Our Campuses and in Society? Critical Conversations#12”

      Whitt, E.J.;  Roper, L.D.;  Porterfield, K.T.; &. Carnaghi, J.E. (Eds.). (2016). Angst and hope: Current issues in student affairs leadership. (New Directions for Student Services, no, 153). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

      Roper, L. (Ed.). (2012). Supporting and supervising mid-level professionals. (New Directions for Student Services, no. 136). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

      Xing, J.; Li, J; Roper, L., & Shaw, S.M.(Eds.). (2007). Teaching for change: The difference, power, and discrimination mode. Lanham, MD:Lexington Books.


      February 2018

      Miriam R. Arbeit  (marbeit@Virginia.edu)

      Applied Developmental Scientist
      University of Virginia

      Article in Journal of College and Character: “'It Could Affect You as a Person, Character-Wise': Promoting Character Development and Preventing Sexual Violence at West Point"

      Volume 18, Issue No. 4,  November 2017

      JCC Blog: "How Can We Address Sexual Misconduct on Our Campuses and in Society?" Critical Conversations#12

      Blog: mimiarbeit.com and Twitter: @MimiArbeit

      Recent Publications:

      Arbeit, M. R., Hershberg, R. M., Johnson, S. K., Lerner, J. V., & Lerner, R. M. (2017). “I mean, we’re guys”: Constructing gender at an all-male trade school. Journal of Adolescent Research, 32(2), 227-258.

      Arbeit, M. R. (2017). “Make sure you’re not getting yourself in trouble:” Building sexual relationships and preventing sexual violence at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The Journal of Sex Research, 54(8), 949-961.

      Arbeit, M. R. (2014). What does healthy sex look like among youth? Towards a skills-based model for promoting adolescent sexuality development. Human Development, 57(5), 259-286. (Published with commentaries by Lisa Diamond and David Moshman).

       


      February 2018

      Kevin Fosnacht  (kfosnach@indiana.edu)

      Associate Research Scientist
      Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research
      National Survey of Student Engagement

      Article in Journal of College and Character: "The Role of Religion and Institution Type in Seniors’ Perceptions of the Religious and Spiritual Campus Climate"

      Volume 19, Issue No. 1,  February 2018

      JCC Blog: "Is Religious Intolerance And Discrimination Becoming More Common? Critical Conversations#11?": Critical Conversation #11

      Recent Publications:

      Howe, E. & Fosnacht, K. (2017). Promoting democratic engagement during college: Looking beyond service-learning. Journal of College and Character, 18(3), pp. 155-170. doi: 10.1080/2194587X.2017.1338581 

      Fosnacht, K. & Calderone, S. M. (2017). Financial stress and major choice: A multi-institutional study. Journal of Financial Therapy8(1), 107-123. doi: 10.4148/1944-9771.1129

      Fosnacht, K., McCormick, A. C., Nailos, J., & Ribera, A. K. (2017). Frequency of first-year student interactions with advisors. NACADA Journal37(1), 74-86. doi: 10.12930/NACADA-15-048  

      Blog: http://blogs.iu.edu/kfosnacht/


      February 2018

      Cynthia Broderick (cfbroder@indiana.edu)

      Doctoral Scholar 

      Instructor
      HESA
      Indiana University Bloomington
      Current Article in Journal of College and Character: "The Role of Religion and Institution Type in Seniors’ Perceptions of the Religious and Spiritual Campus Climate"

      Volume 19, Issue No. 1,  February 2018

      JCC Blog: "Is Religious Intolerance And Discrimination Becoming More Common? Critical Conversations#11?": Critical Conversation #11

    • November 2017

      November 2017

      Barbara Jacoby  (bjacoby@umd.edu)

      Senior Consultant, Do Good Campus, Do Good Institute

      School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland

      Article in Journal of College and Character: "The New Student Activism: Supporting Students as Agents of Social Change"

      Volume 18, Issue No. 1,  February 2017

      JCC Blog: "What Is the "New Student Activism"?: Critical Conversation #10

      Recent Publications: Jacoby, B. (2015). Service-learning essentials: Questions, answers, and lessons learned. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

      Jacoby, B. (2017). Integrating service-learning into student affairs pedagogy. In J. Fried & R.Harper (Eds.), Learning everywhere on campus: Teaching strategies for student affairs professionals. New York: Routledge.

      Jacoby, B. ( 2015). Enhancing commuter student success: What’s theory got to do with it?  In J. P. Biddix (Ed.),  Understanding and addressing commuter student needs. New Directions for Student Services No. 150, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

    • August 2017

      August 2017

      Alyssa N. Rockenbach (alyssa_rockenbach@ncsu.edu)

      Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development, North Carolina State University

      Current article in Journal of College and Character: "Building Inclusive Community by Bridging Worldview Differences: A Call to Action From the Interfaith Diversity Experiences & Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS)"

      Volume 18, Issue No. 3,  August 2017; published online (free access). 

      JCC Blog Post:  "Building Inclusive Campus Community By Bridging Worldview Differences: Critical Conversation #9

      Mayhew, M. J., Rockenbach, A. N., Bowman, N. A., Seifert, T. A., & Wolniak, G. C. with E. T. Pascarella and P. T. Terenzini (2016). How college affects students (volume 3): 21st century evidence that higher education works. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass

      Correia-Harker, B. P., Snipes, J. T., Rockenbach, A. N., & Mayhew, M. J. (in press). Perceptions of and engagement with worldview diversity: An overview of CRSCS and IDEALS findings. In K. Goodman, M. E. Giess, & E. Patel (Eds.), A handbook for education about religious diversity and interfaith engagement in student affairs.

      Rockenbach, A. N., & Park, J. J. (in press). Religion, spirituality, and U.S. college students. In M. D. Waggoner & N. C. Walker (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of religion and American education. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

    • May 2017

      May 2017

      Gregory Eells (gte3@cornell.edu)
      Assistant Professor of Psychological and Counseling Services in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems
      Florida State University

      Current article in Journal of College and Character: "Hyper-Achievement, Perfection, and College Student Resilience"

      Volume 18, Issue No. 2,  May 2017  

      JCC Blog Post: "College Students’ Pursuit of Perfection Through Hyper-Achievement," Critical Conversation #8

      Recent Articles: Eells, G.T. (2016). Using an existential psychotherapy framework to assist students in mindful internet use. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 30(1):42-53.

      Abelson, S., & Eells, G.T. (2016). Promoting and protecting student health. Leadership Exchange,14-20.

      Meilman, P. W., Eells, G.T., Mendola, R., & Lillrank, S. M. (2015). Working within a campus health service: A challenge with many rewards. Psychiatric Times.

      Resources: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Cornell Health, Cornell University provides mental health services to roughly 20% of the student body at Cornell. 

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    • February 2017

      Darris Means (dmeans@uga.edu)
      Assistant Professor
      University of Georgia

      Current article in Journal of College and Character: "“Keep Pressing On”: Spiritual Epistemology and Its Role in the Collegiate Lives of Black Gay and Bisexual Men"
      Volume 17, Issue No. 1, February 2016  (With Audrey J. Jaeger)

      JCC Blog Post: "Preview of Upcoming NASPA Session on Student Spirtuality  With JCC "Authors

      Recent Articles: Means, D. R., Clayton, A., Conzelmann, J., Baynes, P., & Umbach, P. D. (2016). Bounded aspirations: Rural, African American high school students and college access. The Review of Higher Education, 39(4), 543-569.

      Means, D. R., & Pyne, K. (2016). After access: Underrepresented students’ post-matriculation perceptions of college access capital. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, and Practice, 17(4), 390-412.

      Means, D. R., & Jaeger, A. J. (2015). Spiritual borderlands: A Black gay male college student’s spiritual journey. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice52(1), 11-23.

      Website: https://works.bepress.com/darrismeans/



      February 2017

      Janina Montero (jmontero@saonet.ucla.edu)
      Vice Chancellor-Student Affairs, Emerita
      UCLA 

      Current article in Journal of College and Character: " Navigating Conflicts Related to Religious and Non-Religious Identity on Campus"
      Volume 17, Issue No. 3, August 2016 

      JCC Blog Post: "Preview of Upcoming NASPA Session on Student Spirtuality With JCC "Authors

    • November 2016


      November 2016

      Scott Seider (seider@bu.edu)

      Associate Professor of Education
      Boston University

      Current article in Journal of College and Character: "For Youth, By Youth: A Third Student-Run Homeless Shelter"
      Volume 17, Issue No. 4, November 2016 


      Also See: “A Critically Conscious Approach to Fostering the Success of College Students from Underrepresented Groups” with Shelby Clark, & Madora Soutter
      ​Volume 17, Issue 4, November 201
      JCC Blog Post: "Trigger Warnings, Broader Social Issues, or Just Good Teaching? Critical Conversation #7"
      Faculty Interview
      Blog Post
      Website

    • August 2016


      August 2016

      Michael D. Waggoner  (
      mike.waggoner@uni.edu)

      Professor of Education
      University of Northern Iowa
      Editor
      Religion & Education

      Article in Journal of College and Character: "Spirituality and Contemporary Higher Education"
      Volume 17, Issue No. 3, August 2016 
      JCC Blog Post: "Should Colleges & Universities Care About Spiritual Beliefs of Students? Critical Conversation #6"

      Resources: Institute for Religion and Education  promotes the study and education about Constitutionally appropriate treatment of religion in public schools and higher education in the areas of teaching, research, curriculum, and policy.

      The Routledge Research in Religion and Education series aims at advancing public understanding and dialogue on issues at the intersections of religion and education.

      PublicationsSacred and Secular Tensions in Higher Education: Connecting Parallel Universities 

      Religion in the Public Schools: Negotiating the New Commons

    • May 2016


      May 2016

      Michael L. Jackson  (mjackson@usc.edu)
      Vice President Emeritus for Student Affairs
      Executive Director, International Advancement
      Professor of Higher Education
      University of Southern California
      Article in Journal of College and Character: "Reflections on a Life and Career in Student Affairs: Guideposts and Structure"
      Volume 17, Issue No. 2, May 2016 
      JCC Blog Post: As student affairs professionals, what are the reasons for choosing your career? What have been the greatest challenges and the greatest rewards?

      Resources: The Campaign for the University of Southern California is a multi-year effort to secure $6 billion or more in private support from individual donors, foundations, and corporations. Reaching this lofty goal will require the most ambitious fundraising effort in our history—one that will touch and transform every aspect of the university.

      Recent Links: University Advancement, USC; Division of Student Affairs, USC; Pullias Center for Higher Education, USC



      May 2016

      Hsin-Yu Chen (hxc257@psu.edu)
      Doctoral Student 
      The Pennsylvania State University
      Article in Journal of College and Character: "Take a Selfie of Life: A Qualitative Exploration of College Students’ Self-Reflections on Free Time Use and Personal Values"
      Volume 17, Issue No. 2, May 2016 
      JCC Blog Post: Should students' use of leisure time matter to college educators? Why or why not?

      Resources:  The Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management at The Pennsylvania State University helps develop an understanding of the social, cultural, environmental, physiological, and psychological aspects of human behavior and leisure experiences. 

      Recent Links:  Integrating high-impact practice (HIP) into a largeral education class gene (15th Annual Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference: The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship); Engagement Scholarship Consortium Poster



      May 2016

      Careen Yarnal (cmy122@psu.edu)
      Associate Professor
      Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management
      The Pennsylvania State University
      Article in Journal of College and Character: "Take a Selfie of Life: A Qualitative Exploration of College Students’ Self-Reflections on Free Time Use and Personal Values"
      Volume 17, Issue No. 2, May 2016 
      JCC Blog Post: Should students' use of leisure time matter to college educators? Why or why not?

      Resources:  The Engaged Scholarship Initiative at Penn State University aims to provide students with out-of-classroom academic experiences that complement in-classroom learning, which foster student integration and engagement and contribute to their overall growth and development.

      Recent Links:  Engaged Scholarship; Integrating high-impact practice (HIP) into a large general education class (15th Annual Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference: The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship); Engagement Scholarship Consortium Poster

    • February 2015

       


      February 2016

      Christopher Bridges (chrisbridges@yale-nus.edu.sg)
      Dean of Students 
      Yale-NUS College
      Article in Journal of College and Character: "Joining the Struggle: White Men as Social Justice Allies" 
      Volume 16, Issue No. 3, August 2015 
      JCC Blog Post

      Resources:  Yale-NUS College is a liberal arts college in Singapore. Yale-NUS was established in 2011 as a collaboration between Yale University and the National University of Singapore. 

      Recent Links:  Yale-NUS New Dean; Leadership Profile



      February 2016

      Matthew R. Johnson (johns9m@cmich.edu​)
      Assistant Professor
      Department of Educational Leadership
      Central Michigan University

      Article in Journal of College and Character: "Predictors of College Students Engaging in Social Change Behaviors" 
      Volume 15, Issue 3, August 2014
      JCC Blog Post

      Resources:  Central Michigan University Department of Educational Leadership offers higher education and K-12 master's and doctoral degrees. Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership is one of the largest national studies of college student leadership development.  

      Most Recent Publications: 

      Johnson, M. R. (2015). Building college students’ civic identity: The role of socio-cultural issues discussions and social perspective taking. Journal of College Student Development, 56, 687-704.

      Johnson, M. R., Johnson, E. L., & Dugan, J. P. (2015). Developing socially responsible leadership and social perspective-taking in fraternities and sororities: Findings from a national study. Oracle, 10(1), 1-18.

      Soria, K. M., & Johnson, M. R., Mitchell, T. D. (In Press). Pluralistic outcomes associated with college students’ citizenship development. In K. M. Soria (Ed.), Revisiting the civic mission of the American public research university: Preparing college students for responsible citizenship in a pluralistic democracy.

    • November 2015


      November 2015

      Marty Swanbrow Becker (mswanbrowbecker@fsu.edu)
      Assistant Professor of Psychological and Counseling Services in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems
      Florida State University
      Article in Journal of College and Character: "Essential Counseling Knowledge and Skills to Prepare Student Affairs Staff to Promote Emotional Wellbeing and to Intervene With Students in Distress"
      Issue No. 4, November 2015 
      JCC Blog Post:  "When and How Should We Intervene in Students’ Lives?" Critical Conversation #3

      Resources:  The  Healthy Campus 2020 Team at Florida State University is a collaboration of students, staff and faculty with the mission of maximizing campus wellness and supporting academic and personal success. For more information

      Most Recent Publications:

      Brownson, C., Drum, D., Swanbrow Becker, M.A., Hentschel, E., & Saathoff, A. (in press). Distress and suicidality in higher education: Implications for population-oriented prevention paradigms. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy.

      Swanbrow Becker, M. A., & Drum, D. J. (2015). The influence of suicide prevention gatekeeper training on Resident Assistants' Mental Health. Journal of Student Affairs, Research and Practice, 52 (1), 76-88. doi:10.1080/19496591.2015.996055

      Lamis, D., Drum, D., & Swanbrow Becker, M. A. (2015). College student distress and suicidality: A spectrum of prevention and intervention approaches. In Dorian Lamis, & Nadine Kaslow (Eds.), Advancing the Science of Suicidal Behavior: Understanding and Intervention (pp. 171-196). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.



      November 2015

      David Drum  (ddrum@austin.utexas.edu)
      Professor, Counseling Psychology Program
      The University of Texas at Austin
      Article in Journal of College and Character: "Essential Counseling Knowledge and Skills to Prepare Student Affairs Staff to Promote Emotional Wellbeing and to Intervene With Students in Distress"
      Issue No. 4, November 2015 
      JCC Blog Post:  “