Workshops and Speaker Series

Center for Leadership Studies and Organizational Research

Rodney Luster, Ph.D. (Research Chair), Erik Bean, Ed.D. (Associate University Research Chair), and Mark McCaslin, Ph.D.(Associate University Research Chair)

Winter 2020 Professional Engagement to Publication (PEP) Two-Part Workshop Webinar, Attendance at Both Webinars is Required

Looking to get professionally published in your field aside from your doctorate? Partake in the Professional Engagement to Publication (PEP) workshop. Learn how to find and best communicate with reputable trade and mass media opportunities for your writing. Discover how trades and mass media differ from peer reviewed academic journals and how they can benefit your career. Center for Leadership Studies and Organizational Research (CLSOR) Chair Erik Bean, Ed.D. will guide you along the journey and assign you ways to match your Subject Matter Expertise (SME) with potential markets as well as network with other webinar participants. The Workshop is 7 to 8 p.m., EST. To register up until 72 hours prior, send an email to with your name, relationship to UOPX, your preferred email address, and indicate Summer session (the next complete session offered). Webinar access will be sent 72 hours prior. 
**New Dates**
Due to overlapping schedule the workshop has been postponed by one month. 
The originally scheduled PART 2 workshop will now be PART 1. See below for 
new PART II workshop date. 
**WINTER 2020 SESSIONS (Tuesdays)**
February 25, 2020, PART I: 7 TO 8 PM, EST
March 24, 2020, PART 2: 7 TO 8 PM, EST

Mission and Vision

To be recognized, through scholarly leadership,  as the most trusted provider of career-relevant research concerning the practitioner doctorate degree in higher education for advancing the professional life of working adults.

Scholarly leadership is defined as a transformative relationship among experienced and aspiring Scholar/Practitioner/Leaders who intend, through the production and application of research, to advance their professional life and the community of scholarship.

Purpose and Goals

We believe that planning, preparing, and producing effective and efficient research studies are demonstrations of scholarly leadership.

  • We believe in modeling the way towards creating and disseminating educational and leadership research for the purposes of professional development.
  • We exist to inspire, support, and guide the professional development of University of Phoenix faculty through scholarly leadership.

    • Potentiating the development of research and its dissemination with University of Phoenix faculty.
    • Professional development through scholarly leadership.

Position Papers

Recent Blogs

Spotlight of Continuing Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Erik Bean

In addition to the CLSOR newsletter, we would like to feature faculty who have been active in promoting academic and

Prudence to Achieve Doctoral Success: An Interview with UOPX Alum Dr. Rheanna Reed

By LauraAnn Migliore, Ph.D.

Prudence to Achieve Doctoral Success: An Interview with UOPX Alum Dr. Zane Tomlinson

Prudence to Achieve Doctoral Success:  An Interview with UOPX Alum Dr. Zane Tomlinson


Areas Of Research Interest

Leadership Studies Scholarly Leadership Transformative Learning Experiential Learning Educational Research

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