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Recent Dissertations in the PHDLC-LC Program

Creating Space for an Indigenous Approach to Digital Storytelling: "Living Breath" of Survivance Within an Anishinaabe Community in Northern Michigan

Brenda K. Manuelito, Ph.D. (Diné)

"As Indigenous peoples, we have a responsibility to our global community to share our collective truths and experiences, but we also deserve the respect to not be objectified, essentialized, and reified."

African American Women Leaders in the Civil Rights Movement: A Narrative Inquiry

Janet Dewart Bell, Ph.D

"The purpose of this study is to give recognition to and lift up the voices of African American women leaders in the Civil Rights Movement."



Sylvia E.M. Asante, Ph.D.

Grandmothers' Leadership Roles as Reflected in the Lives of High-Achieving Women: A Qualitative Study of the Impact of Grandmothers on Granddaughters During Their Formative Years

"The purpose of this study is to document and recognize the role of grandmothers as leaders, role models, and mentors who can positively influence the lives of their granddaughters."

Leah Hanes, Ph.D

Leadership for Social Change: Illuminating the Life of Dr. Helen Caldicott

"This dissertation is a biographical study of the life of Dr. Helen Caldicott that details her life and work over the years from 1997 to 2014"




Jessica Litwak, Ph.D.

My Heart is in the East: Exploring Theater as a Vehicle for Change, Inspired by the Poetic Performances of Ancient Andalucía

"This study addresses the research question “How Do I Inspire Personal and Social Change Through My Theater Practice?” I implement the theory and practice of H.E.A.T., a fusion theater system, combining use of theater arts as healing practice, educational asset, activist tool, and an art form."

This dissertation is accompanied by five video supplemental files, including an Author Introduction.

photo: Dr. Litwak in dissertation performance

Cynthia Ann McKinney, Ph.D

“El No Murio, El Se Multiplico!” Hugo Chávez : The Leadership and the Legacy on Race

"This study investigates the leadership of Hugo Chávez and his legacy on race as seen through the eyes and experiences of selected interviewees and his legacy on race."

This dissertation is accompanied by six supplemental files, including an Author Introduction [MP4], a PDF Dissertation Supplemental File, and 4 Participant Files [1 audio, 3 video]

photo: Dr. McKinney with her son, Coy, at Bike4Peace 2010


Al Barkouli, Ph.D.

Organizational Leaders’ Experience with Fear-Related Emotions: A Critical Incident Study

"This study used the Critical Incident Technique (CIT) to better understand how organizational leaders experienced fear-related emotions"

Camilla G. Wengler Vignoe, Ph.D

Living Aloha: Portraits of Resilience, Renewal, Reclamation, and Resistance

"This dissertation utilizes a Hawaiian theoretical framework based in Indigenous research practices and uses phenomenology, ethnography, heuristics, and portraiture to tell the stories of leadership, change, and resilience of five Native Hawaiians who as adults, chose to permanently relocate to the United States mainland. "




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