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Danielle Molina

Danielle Molina

Assistant Professor
Email: Dr. Molina
Telephone: (662) 325-9324
Office: 511 B Allen Hall
Dr. Molina's Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • B.A., Northwestern University, Geological Sciences
  • M.A., Bowling Green State University, College Student Personnel
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Higher Education-Organizational Behavior and Management

Research Interests

  • Student affairs administration
  • Emergency management in higher education
  • Impact of information technology on work in student affairs/higher eduction
  • Organizational teams, collective sensemaking, and decision making

Courses Taught

  • Student Affairs and Higher Education
  • Introduction to Assessment in Student Affairs

Selected Publications

  • Bray, N. J., Molina, D. K., & Swecker, B. A. (2012). Organizational constraints and possibilities regarding codes of conduct. New Directions in Higher Education, 160, 78-87

Selected Presentations

  • Molina, D. K. (2013, November). A Hurricane Brewing: Decision Making around Slow-Onset Student Crises. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA), Norfolk, VA.
  • Molina, D. K. (2011, March). Emergency Response in Challenging Times: A Tale of Two Perspectives. ACPA: Paper presented at the annual convention of ACPA: College Student Educators International, Baltimore, MD.
  • Molina, D. K. (2010, November). Personal/Professional Identity as a Trigger for Change in University Emergency Response Routines. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Indianapolis, IN.
  • Bastedo, M. N., Molina, D. K. & Barnhardt, C. (2008, November). The Big ‘O’ in Higher Education: An Empirical Analysis of Organizations Research in Field Journals, 1990-2006. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Jacksonville, FL.
  • Bacevice, P. A., Guzman, L. C., & Molina, D. K. (2007, March). Establishing an “Intellectual Safe Space”: A Panel Discussion on the Formation and Function of an Interdisciplinary Scholarly Community for Doctoral Students. Paper presented at the Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity in Graduate Education, New Haven, CT.
  • Bastedo, M. N., & Molina, D. K., (2006, April). Implementing SEVIS: Policymaking and Organizational Control after 9/11. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.
  • Molina, D. K. (2005). Enacting Organizational Structure through Shared Database Policy Initiatives: An Exploratory Media Analysis of the Student Exchange and Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Philadelphia, PA.

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
  • ACPA: College Student Educators International
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
  • Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA)

Personal Interests

  • Musical Theater
  • Crossword Puzzles
  • Family