Pamela Hampton-Garland


Pamela Hampton-Garland, Ph.D. University District of Columbia Recorded: AAACE Total Time: 19:16 Short Bio: Dr. Pamela Hampton-Garland Assistant Professor of Adult Education joined the University District of Columbia faculty in August 2014 from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Dr. Hampton-Garland has a Master of Science degree in Adult Education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and holds Doctor of Philosophy degree in Curriculum and Teaching with a Concentration in Cultural Studies from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. Dr. Hampton-Garland’s research interest is in the area of Cultural Capital which is comprised of Embodied, Objectified and [...]

Pamela Hampton-Garland2018-10-17T15:39:00-04:00

Alan Mandell


Alan Mandell, Ph.D. Metropolitan Center Recorded: AHEA Total Time: 39:05 Short Bio: Alan Mandell is the college professor of adult learning and mentoring and also serves as a mentor in the social sciences at the Metropolitan Center in New York City. Mandell began at the Lower Hudson program (now Hudson Valley Center) more than 30 years ago. He has served as associate dean of the Hudson Valley Center, as the associate dean-director of the Metropolitan Center, and as director of the college's Mentoring Institute. In addition to ongoing work with students in a range of social science areas, Mandell has written, [...]

Alan Mandell2018-10-17T15:38:52-04:00

Lee Viar


Lee Viar, Ph.D. Association for Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE) Recorded: ANTSHE Conference, 2017. Total Time: 09:12 Short Bio: Dr. Lee Viar is a Lead Faculty, Author of The Nontraditional Learner's Guide to Success, Certified Post-Secondary Instructor and President of the Association for Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE, He is also a Board of Trustee for the East Coast Colleges Social Sciences Association (ECCSSA). Dr. Viar has helped adult learners, non-traditional students, and academic professionals of all economic backgrounds to achieve academic, professional, and personal success. Source:

Lee Viar2018-10-17T15:38:42-04:00

Henry Merrill


Henry Merrill, Ed.D. Indiana University Recorded: AAACE Conference, November 2016 in Albuquerque, NM. Total Time: 25:15 Short Bio: Dr. Henry Merrill has served as vice chancellor for student services and director of continuing studies at IU East, chair of the adult education program, and interim associate vice chancellor for lifelong learning at IUPUI. The Indiana Council for Continuing Education honored Merrill as “Faculty Member of the Year” in 2004. A native of Connecticut, Merrill graduated from Hanover College in 1968 with a major in drama and speech. He holds a master’s degree in fine arts from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst; a [...]

Henry Merrill2018-05-11T15:19:26-04:00

Gretchen Bersch


Gretchen Bersch, Ph.D. University of Alaska-Anchorage Recorded: AAACE Conference, November 2016 in Albuquerque, NM. Total Time: 38:47 Short Bio: (Hall of Fame Member) Gretchen T. Bersch, Ph.D., began her career in adult education in 1971 working for the University of Alaska (UA) system in Alaska villages. In 1990, she was commissioned to create and coordinate an adult education master's degree program for UA-Anchorage. Bersch has dedicated her career to the world of adult education. Whether she was collaborating with international programs, inviting students and educators into her home or researching other scholars, Bersch always had improving lifelong learning in her goals. [...]

Gretchen Bersch2018-05-11T14:50:57-04:00

Carrie Johnson


Carrie Johnson, Ed.D. Eastern Illinois University Recorded: AAACE Conference, November 2016 in Albuquerque, NM. Total Time: 19:14 Short Bio: Since 2011, Dr. Johnson has directed the B.A. in General Studies, an adult degree-completion program, at Eastern Illinois University. She previously held a faculty position at a university in the Chicago area. Dr. Johnson earned her Ed.D. in Adult and Higher Education from Northern Illinois University. She has spoken internationally on her research which focuses on adult accelerated courses, adjunct faculty development, teaching adults, and supporting underprepared adult learners in higher education. She has also published several journal articles and book chapters [...]

Carrie Johnson2018-05-11T13:56:30-04:00

Carol Kasworm


Carol Kasworm, Ed.D. North Carolina State University Recorded: February 2016 at the SDL Symposium in Cocoa Beach, FL Total Time: 43:58 Short Bio: Dr. Carol Kasworm received her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from Valparaiso University in Indiana and her M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Michigan State University. She completed her Ed.D. in Adult Education from the University of Georgia in 1977. She has held faculty appointments at University of Texas-Austin, University of Houston-Clear Lake, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and University of South Florida. In addition, she has served in a number of administrative roles, to include Associate Dean of Research [...]

Carol Kasworm2018-05-11T11:03:52-04:00

Carrie Boden McGill


Carrie Boden McGill, Ph.D. Texas State University Recorded: Research to Practice Conference, November 2015 in Norman, OK. Total Time: 30:42 Short Bio: Professor Dr. Boden-McGill is the former Chair of the Department of Occupational, Workforce, and Leadership Studies at Texas State University. Before joining Texas State University, Dr. Boden-McGill worked extensively with undergraduate and graduate adult students in her roles as Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for the Master of Adult Education Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Associate Professor and Director of the Program for Adult College Education at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas. In her [...]

Carrie Boden McGill2018-03-07T18:27:34-05:00

Jost Reischmann


Jost Reischmann, Ph.D. University of Bamberg, Germany Recorded: Research to Practice Conference, November 2015 in Norman, OK. Total Time: 27:29 Short Bio: (Hall of Fame Member) Jost Reischmann has been a dynamic force in the field of adult education, building vital bridges between theory and practice. He is the Chair and Professor of Andragogy at the University of Bamberg, Germany, and President of the International Society for Comparative Adult Education. For 20 years he has partnered the international professional exchange between colleagues and institutions in more than 30 countries through the International Society for Comparative Adult Education (ISCAE) and actively supported [...]

Jost Reischmann2018-03-02T16:51:21-05:00

Kevin Rosseger


 Kevin Roessger, Ph.D. University of Arkansas Recorded: Research to Practice Conference, November 2016 in Norman, OK. Total Time: 21:00 Short Bio: Kevin Roessger owned and operated a tile and stone company for several years before returning to graduate school for a master's and doctoral degrees in adult and continuing education. Roessger joined the faculty of the adult and lifelong learning program in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas this fall (2016). It was when he was asked to teach a technical school course on segmental paving that he realized he wanted to pursue advanced [...]

Kevin Rosseger2018-01-12T10:13:30-05:00
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