Throughout Spring 2018, several students in the CSAA-D community of practice completed program milestones.  Congrats to you all!

There are six steps to completing the CSAA doctoral process.  The first two are for publishable paper, second two for preliminary exams, and the remaining two are for the dissertation prospectus and defense/completion.  Together, these steps spell out D-O-C-T-O-R. 


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Congratulations to Lamesha Andrews for successfully defending her publishable paper. The title of Lamesha’s study is “Melanin Messages: Black College Women and Colorism.”

Congratulations to Melvin Whitehead for successfully defending his publishable paper. The title of Melvin’s study is “Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Students of Color Attending a Community College.”

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Congrats to TJ Stewart for passing his written preliminary exams, successfully defending his oral preliminary exams, and advancing to candidacy!

Congrats to Qua’Aisa Williams for passing her written preliminary exams, successfully defending her oral preliminary exams, and advancing to candidacy!

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Congrats to Cori Bazemore-James for defending her dissertation prospectus.

Congrats to Brittany Williams for defending her dissertation prospectus.

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Congratulations to Dr. Courtney Gay, who successfully defended her dissertation, “Beyond the Game: Engaging Student Athletes Around Social Justice Issues.”  

Congrats to Dr. Justin Grimes, who successfully defending his dissertation titled Motivating Factors Impacting Black Men’s Pursuit of a Doctoral Degree in Education!

Congratulations to Dr. Zoe Johnson, who successfully defended her dissertation, “Black Faces in White Spaces: Exploring the Influence of Faculty Support in the Experience of Black Students at Predominantly White Institutions.”

Congratulations to Dr. Carrie Smith, who successfully defended her dissertation, “A Critical Quantitative Exploration of Collegiate Student-Athlete Academic Involvement.”

Congratulations to Dr. Cara Winston Simmons who successfully defended her dissertation “Exploring the Identity Development of Emerging Adults with Involved Parents.”

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  1. I love this post using DOCTOR as a way to celebrate everyone’s progress!! Congratulations to these scholars!

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