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ELPA STUDENT ACTIVITIES 

Brett Nachman, ELPA PhD student elected to the national board of directors for Phi Kappa Phi.

Scott Seyforth, ELPA PhD Alum has helped produced a photography exhibit,The602 Club in the Sixties,currently on viewthrough July 27 in theClassof1925Gallery at the Memorial Union. The exhibit features rare interior images of the602 Clubtaken by John Riggs between 1964 – 1968.During the 1950s and 60s, The 602 Club was one of thefew public places LGBTQ folk could assemble in Madison, becominga gathering place primarily forgay men.The sixty images in this exhibit provide a rare glimpse into a Midwestern gay male gathering place in the mid-60s – prior to the Stonewall Rebellion.The Wisconsin Historical Society, the Chicago Gerber/Hart Archives, The Philadelphia John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, and The New York LGBT National History Archivedo not have a similar collection of interior photos of bars where LGBTQ folkgathered fromthe 1960s.The exhibit is a product of Seyforth’s efforts in co-founding The Madison LGBTQ Archives, housed at University Archives.

Gwendolyn Baxley, ELPA PhD student was one of four UW-Madison PhD students selected from a pool of 600 applicants to receive aNAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship
Dr. Anupama Shekar (ELPA PhD Alum) shares her story of following her passion for ensuring equitable access to quality education, no matter a child’s economic circumstance, and how it took her from a career in journalism in India, to post-doctoral research in the U.S. Her work has featured a long history of working with qualitative research and evaluation tools, including NVivo.

From journalism to research and evaluation: a research journey

She is currently an Evaluation Consultant with theCenter on Research and Evaluationat the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas.
May 2018

CONGRATULATION MAY 2018PHD GRADUATES

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Chelsea Blackburn Cohen

Awarded ELPA 2017-2018
Dissertation of the Year

Globalization and the Mobility of Ideas: A Critical Account of Academics in Exile at Colleges and Universities in the United States
(Clifton Conrad, Faculty Advisor)

Sheltreese McCoy

Where is My Place:Queer and Transgender Students of Color Experiences in cultural Centers at a Predominantly White University
(Colleen Capper, Faculty Advisor)

Janelle Ramsel

How Three Big 10 Universities Implement Title IX Student-on-Student Sexual Assault Policies on Their Campuses
(Julie Mead, Faculty Advisor)

Brett Ranon Nachman, ELPA PhD Student, presents some of his research on depictions and experiences of college students with autism at two venues this April: the "Autism: As We Are" event at the Waisman Center and the 60th AnnualCouncil for the Study of Community Colleges(CSCC) Conference in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Chris Sadler, ELPAWisconsin Idea Executive PhD CohortAlum is presenting at the New Teacher Center 2018 Symposium in San Francisco, California on February 12th. Chris will be presenting on "How Do Successful Diverse Schools Support Beginning Teachers? Practical Findings from a Comparative Case Study."
Jacqueline Forbes, ELPA PhD student
Selected for
AEA Graduate Education Diversity Internship (GEDI)
David Perrodin, ELPA PhD Alum, recently published:Your Best Defense: Advice from
an Expert Witness -- Strategies to keep your district out of the courtroom.

Deniece Dortch, Visiting Assistant Professor at George Washington University and ELPA PhD alum interviewed bySouth Seattle Emerald.Dortch is the founder of the African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative, an innovative program piloted at the University of Utah that created a multidisciplinary cohort of black doctoral students to support one another through their ​PhD process.

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Meet 2018 Forward Under 40 Award Recipient Raul Leon, ELPA PhD’10

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David Schuler
ELPA PhD ​Alum
and Illinois Educator

Chosen as 2018 National Superintendent of the Year



Jamila Lee-JohnsonandAshley Gaskewwere both selected as participants for the Sisters of the Academy Research Bootcamp which will take place at the Florida State University in August 2017.

They are representing ELPA well!!

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Jamila Lee-Johnsonwas selected for the competitive Future Faculty Program at the University of Tennessee. This program aims to offer aspiring faculty an opportunity to come to campus, to learn about faculty responsibilities, and it is a recruitment tool for the University of Tennessee to recruit good new faculty.



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2016-2017 ELPA Dissertation of the Year
Awards. Left to right: Kelly Wickersham,
Van Lac, Alexis Bourgeois, Adam Nelson

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Academic All-American!TJ Ruschell
TJ is a three time all-Big Ten academic team member, has an undergrad degree in economics, and although he has completed his eligibility to compete with the Badgers, he will be staying in Madison next year in order to compete his masters degree in ELPA.
Way to go, TJ! We’re proud of you!



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Brittany Ota

Graduate Student Breaks Ground on Multiracial Student Experiences


Deniece Dortch

ELPA PhD Alum
Doing great work...

African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative

The University of Utah

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Terrance Green

Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Austin, and ELPA PhD Alumnus ​will be receiving the 2017 Early Career Award from theAmerican Educational Research Association’s Division A.


Ellie Bruecker

ELPA PhD student selected for AEI summer policy institute in Washington, D.C.
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Leonard Taylor

PhD Alumnus is being honored with the 2017 Dissertation of the Year Award from theAmerican Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE).
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Sean Frazier
ELPA Alumnus featured in Cap Times report on balance of academics and athletics.

March 02, 2017

TheCapital Times recently put the spotlightonSean Frazier, who is helping student-athletes excel in life beyond sports.



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ELPA PhD students, along with facultyXueli Wangand ELPA affiliateMatt Horaare featured in the volumeReview of Higher Education, one of the leading journals in higher education and the flagship journal of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.


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Walter Parrish

ELPA PhD student, receives ACPAOUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENTAWARD.This award recognizes an outstanding graduate student completing a degree in Student Affairs or a related field. Through commitment, innovation, and creativity, the recipient will have made a significant contribution to his/her graduate institution through works, related to increasing awareness and education around multiculturalism, more specifically, as it relates to people of color. Additionally, the recipient will have contributed to Student Affairs through research, professional organization involvement or professionals from backgrounds of color. - See more at:http://www.myacpa.org/standing-committee-multicultural-affairs-awards#sthash.bk5Cju9Z.dpuf
  

Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio

ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in theDavid L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminarin Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.

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Congratulations to ELPA alumna,Elizabeth Bingman
(Global Higher Education Program 2013 cohort), recipient of the National 2017 Association for Surgical Education (ASE) Clerkship Coordinator Recognition Award!

 
Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD studentSheltreese McCoy.The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theoryand practice.The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conferencein Philadelphia, PA.

Additionally,Sheltreesehas been invitedby the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later.










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David Perrodin, ELPA PhD Alum was featured in Viterbo University's Adjunct Communications publication.


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Congratulations! 
Mauriell Amechi was selected to receive one of the top international travel awards from the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Funding in the Graduate School.  
 

PhD student Mauriell Amechi
is organizing and serving
on a panelsymposium,
A forum on critical issues affecting foster youth in
higher education
,that has
been designatedas afeatured sessionduring the41st annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Columbus, OH.

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So Hee Hyun, ELPA PhD student recently presented
Did Pell Grant Program Eliminate Students' Debt Burden during College?at the38th Annual Fall Research Conference -- The Role of Research in Making Government More Effective
Nov 2016 in Washington DC

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Jamila Lee-JohnsonandWalter Parrishwereinvited by the UW South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI)to present on Saturday, Nov 5 at the 2016 Fulbright Pakistan Fall Enrichment Seminar to 160 masters and PhD scholars.Their presentation ​centered onleadership and group decision-making, with an emphasis on inclusion and equity.

ELPA Master's student and former UW and NFL playerLaMar "Soup" Campbellis the new assistant athletic director for student-athlete engagement. He will be encouraging
student-athlete participationin campus
community and athletic initiatives, and
collaborating with the director of diversity and inclusion.


Photo: 'Soup' Campbell
Mauriell Amechi, ELPA Ph.D. dissertator,​was recently selected by theACPA Foundation Board ​for funding for hisresearch project,Straight out of Foster Care: A Qualitative Anti-deficit Study of Student Achievers. amechi
The board indicated hisstudy was timely and relevant, well-developed and one that the Grant Committee believes will offer new insight into an important area of student affairs.
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Valerie Crespin-Trujillo, ELPA Ph.D student and the New Graduate Student Representative
on the Board of Directors atASHE.



ELPA PhD students selected for theASHE Graduate Student Policy Seminarthat providesstudents with opportunities to interact with researchers and policymakers who are knowledgeable about critical public policy issues related to higher education.
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marialewis Dr. Maria Lewis, Assistant Professor, Penn State and ELPA Alum,examining ways to help transgender youth within scho

Op-ed co-authored by ELPA alum Mark Paige argues for abolition of Department of Education.

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  TWO ELPA NOMINATIONS...BOTH SELECTED.  WOW!
Congratulations to Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio, ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.


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   58518efdd33ac_imageUW-MADISON Men's Hockey Coach Tony Granato finds inspiration as a student in ELPA coaching class taught by ELPA Professor
Peter Miller.              

  Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD student Sheltreese McCoy.  The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theory and practice. The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  

Additionally, Sheltreese has been invited by the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later. 


  







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                        amechi

Op-ed co-authored by ELPA alum Mark Paige argues for abolition of Department of Education.

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  TWO ELPA NOMINATIONS...BOTH SELECTED.  WOW!
Congratulations to Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio, ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.


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   58518efdd33ac_imageUW-MADISON Men's Hockey Coach Tony Granato finds inspiration as a student in ELPA coaching class taught by ELPA Professor
Peter Miller.              

  Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD student Sheltreese McCoy.  The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theory and practice. The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  

Additionally, Sheltreese has been invited by the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later. 


  







   sheltreese
 
                        amechi

Op-ed co-authored by ELPA alum Mark Paige argues for abolition of Department of Education.

 paige
  TWO ELPA NOMINATIONS...BOTH SELECTED.  WOW!
Congratulations to Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio, ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.


 Gwen_Pic

juliekalio
   58518efdd33ac_imageUW-MADISON Men's Hockey Coach Tony Granato finds inspiration as a student in ELPA coaching class taught by ELPA Professor
Peter Miller.              

  Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD student Sheltreese McCoy.  The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theory and practice. The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  

Additionally, Sheltreese has been invited by the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later. 


  







   sheltreese
 
                        amechi

Op-ed co-authored by ELPA alum Mark Paige argues for abolition of Department of Education.

 paige
  TWO ELPA NOMINATIONS...BOTH SELECTED.  WOW!
Congratulations to Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio, ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.


 Gwen_Pic

juliekalio
   58518efdd33ac_imageUW-MADISON Men's Hockey Coach Tony Granato finds inspiration as a student in ELPA coaching class taught by ELPA Professor
Peter Miller.              

  Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD student Sheltreese McCoy.  The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theory and practice. The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  

Additionally, Sheltreese has been invited by the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later. 


  







   sheltreese
 
                        amechi
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