Faculty Profiles - Susan K. Gardner
Phone: (207) 581-3122
B.A. Spanish and Secondary Education, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
M.Ed. Professional Development, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ph.D. Higher Education-Student Affairs, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
- Master’s Seminar in Higher Education
- Developmental Theory in Higher Education
- Doctoral Seminar in Higher Education
- Policy and Politics in Higher Education
- Issues in Student Affairs
- Impact of College on Students
- The American Community College
- Research on doctoral education, issues of student development, social justice in higher education, and connections among K-20 system in the U.S.
- Gardner, S. K. (in press). Keeping up with the Joneses: Socialization and culture in doctoral education at one third-tier institution. The Journal of Higher Education.
- Gardner, S. K. (in press). The graduate student hierarchy of needs: A theoretical model of doctoral student success and retention. The International Journal of Graduate Education.
- Lott, J., & Gardner, S. K. (in press). Doctoral student attrition in the STEM fields: An exploration of event history analysis. The Journal of College Student Retention, 11.
- Le, T., & Gardner, S. K. (in press). Understanding the doctoral experience of Asian international students in the STEM fields: An exploration of one institutional context. Journal of College Student Development.
- Gardner, S. K. (2009). The development of doctoral students: Phases of challenge and support. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
- Gardner, S. K. (2009). Coming out of the sexual harassment closet: One woman’s story of politics and change in higher education. National Women’s Studies Association Journal, 21, 171-195.
- Gardner, S. K. (2009). Contrasting the socialization experiences of doctoral students in high and low completion departments. The Journal of Higher Education, 80.
- Gardner, S. K. (2009). Conceptualizing success in doctoral education: Perspectives of faculty in seven disciplines. The Review of Higher Education, 32, 383-406.
- Gardner, S. K. (2009). Student and faculty attributions of attrition in high and low-completing U.S. doctoral programs. Higher Education, 58, 97-112.
- Gardner, S. K. (2008). “What’s too much and what’s too little?” The process of becoming an independent researcher in doctoral education. The Journal of Higher Education, 79, 326- 350.
- Gardner, S. K. (2008). Fitting the mold of graduate school. Innovative Higher Education, 33, 125- 138.
- Gardner, S. K. (2007). “I heard it through the grapevine” Doctoral student socialization in chemistry and history. Higher Education, 54, 723-740.
- Gardner, S. K., & Barnes, B. J. (2007). Graduate student involvement: Socialization for the professional role. The Journal of College Student Development, 48, 369-387.
- Gardner, S. K., Miller, K., Barker, M. J., Loftin, J., Erwin, M., & Maurin, K. (2007). Student affairs and Hurricane Katrina: Contextual perspectives from five institutions of higher education in New Orleans. The NASPA Journal, 44, 209-232.
- Gardner, S. K., Hayes, M. T., Neider, X. (2007). The dispositions and skills of a Ph.D. in education: Perspectives of faculty and graduate students in one college of education. Innovative Higher Education, 31, 287-299.
- Gardner, S. K. (2005, December). Zen and the art of graduate school. Academic Exchange Extra.
- Gardner, S. K. (2005). Faculty preparation for teaching, research, and service: What do new faculty need?Journal of Faculty Development, 20, 161-166.