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Graduate Student Subcommittee

Members of the Drexel Assessment Conference Graduate Sub-Committee

Name
Program Research Focus Anticipated Graduation Date Email

Sara Steinman - headshot

Sara Steinman, Co-Chair

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management   Gender Equity in Collegiate Sports

June 2023
SS5342@Drexel.edu

Vanessa Birney 

Vanessa Birney, Co-Chair

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management  

Accreditation Challenges in Higher Education  June 2024 YJB49@Drexel.edu

Nour Ayache Headshot 

Nour Ayache, Co-Chair

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management  

Retention Rates at the Different Types of Institutions August 2021 NA837@Drexel.edu

Tanya Ardoin-headshot

Tanya Adroin

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management  

Deficit genetic models (Banks, 2015) and educational inequities for public high school students diagnosed with sickle cell disease: An examination of sickle cell disease as a public health crisis and how it extends into the school system as a contributing factor to school failure 

June 2023

TMA44@Drexel.edu

Valdijah Ambrose Brown Professional Headshot 

Valdijah Ambrose-Brown 

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management 

Brain-based teaching and learning; Student success; Learning gaps; Arts integration  
June 2023 
VQA23@Drexel.edu

Laura Bianco-headshot 

Laura Bianco 

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management 
Effect of lab delivery method on student learning and satisfaction in science courses 
June 2022 
LB3259@Drexel.edu

Brian Delaney_headshot 

Brian Delaney 

PhD, Education 
Cognition in Journalism and Journalism Education environments 
June 2021 
 BCD48@Drexel.edu

Raina Narita_Headshot 

Raina Narita 

MS, Higher Education Leadership 
Access and equity in K-12 and higher education 

August 2021 
 RSN32@Drexel.edu

Mark Petrovich - headshot 

Mark Petrovich, Jr. 

PhD, Education 
Educational technology; Informal learning; Game-based learning; Digital Media pedagogy 
June 2022 
 
 MEP64@Drexel.edu

William Quarshie - headshot

William Quarshie 

EdD, Education, Leadership & Management 
Learning Technologies; Online/Hybrid learning, Learning Analytics and Designs 
June 2023 
 WQ46@Drexel.edu

Robert Walker 

Robert Walker 

Certificate 
 Secondary Physics education; diversity and equity in STEM 
March 2022 
RAW327@Drexel.edu