University of FloridaDoctor of Philosophy (PhD), Higher Education Administration
Minor in Entrepreneurship from the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Dissertation: American students’ experiences with their international peers on campus: Understanding roadblocks, enhancing pathways of global engagement
Advisor and Dissertation Chair: Dale F. Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Education
Co-Chair: M. David Miller, Ph.D., Professor of Research Methods and Evaluation


Master of Education, Higher Education ManagementMaster’s Thesis — Role of Leadership in Strategic Planning


Master in Education, English Language Teaching (ELT) Specialization
Master Training in Information Communication and Technology Education (ICTE)
Bachelor of Education, English and Economics
Intermediate of Arts, Mathematics, English, and Economics



  • Qualitative Foundations of Education Research
  • Qualitative Data Collection
  • Advanced Quantitative Foundations of Education Research
  • Survey Research
  • Advanced Psychometrics

International Higher Education

  • International Organizations and Development Education
  • Comparative Education (audited)
  • International Higher Education

Higher Education Management, Finance, and Student Affairs

  • Higher Education Program Bench-marking
  • Resource Development in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Organizational Theory and Practice
  • Critical Issues in Higher Education
  • Contemporary Research in Higher Education
  • Administration of Instruction
  • Student Affairs Administration
  • Higher Education Institutional Strategic Planning
  • Higher Education Human Resource Management
  • Politics & History of Higher Education
  • Higher Education Budget Management

Policy Analysis

  • (Higher) Education Policy Development
  • Education Policy Analysis


  • Entrepreneurship Opportunity 
  • Creativity in Entrepreneurship
  • Integrity Selling 
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • GatorNest Business Consulting
  • Courses completed via Coursera
    • Design Thinking for Innovation – University of Virginia 
    • Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship  

Grant Writing

  • Grant Writing


  • Evaluation of Educational Products and Systems


NSF STEM Workshop, by National Research Foundation (NSF), June 29-30, 2017 in Rutgers University, N.J.

  • Reviewed the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide
  • Created a resource folder of workbook and activities to assist in current and later proposal-writing

Emerging Scholars Workshop, Hosted by American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 7-8, 2016 in Washington, D.C

    • Participated in discussions on critical higher education issues including teaching, research, and service, academic freedom, and building research trajectory
    • Learned and networked from leading higher education personalities tips on dissertation to publication pathway
    • Networked, discussed, and established rapport with the Editors of leading journal in higher education

Studying Higher Ed Attainment Worldwide, Organized by World Educational Research Association (WERA), April 9, 2016 in Washington, D.C

    • Networked with researchers working on international higher education research
    • Discussed about the broader issues of higher education and learned issues of international research invarious parts of the globe

Crafting the story: An introduction to writing with qualitative data, Hosted by American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 9, 2016 in Washington, D.C

    • Discussed common report styles and structures in qualitative research
    • Obtained insights on the role of writer perspective and intentionality in writing
    • Learned the influence of a writer’s relationship to the intended audience
    • Saw how to define the key elements of storytelling and their relationship to qualitative research, and  Demonstrated how these elements can be used in my own research

IPEDS Data Workshop, Jointly co-hosted by Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), November 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C

    • Familiarized with the purpose and availability of IPEDS Data as the Public Face of an Institution
    • Learned to use IPEDS data for benchmarking and supporting decision making and institutional effectiveness
    • Learned to write a thorough proposal outline to use for applying for fellowship research funding in the humanities
    • Created a resource folder consisting of workbook of activities to assist in current and later proposal- writing


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