Directory & Faculty Profiles

Anette Anderson-Engler, Ph.D., MSW, MSC

Dr. Annette Anderson-Engler earned her a Ph.D. in Human Science, from Saybrook University in San Francisco, California, a MSW degree in Clinical Social Work from Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington and an Masters in Conflict, Analysis and Resolution, MSC degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale Florida. As a social work professional, her areas of expertise include but are not limited to, Grief, Trauma, Ambiguous Loss, PTSD and Secondary degree of trauma among military families. Other areas of expertise include Transgenerational Transmissions of Trauma, Identity Displacement, Emotional Transmission of Trauma, Health Disparities, Social and Cultural Inequities and Collective Identity among Woman and other Marginalized groups. Her specialized interests include Diversity and Inclusion, Oppression, Critical Race Theory, People of Color and Transformational Narratives through Storytelling, Self and Othering and the Conspiracy of Silence as it relates to voice and personal meaning. Dr. Anderson-Engler has also been afforded international opportunities to conduct her research endeavors in Germany, Zurich, Norway, France and the UK. Her research areas include, but are not limited to, Qualitative Research specifically areas of Narrative Analysis, and Autoethnographic research, Action Research, Grounded Theory, Phenomenology and Narrative Case Studies. Theories and Concepts include: Critical Race Theories, Conceptual and Theoretical Analysis and Integration as well as social constructs including Concepts of Power, Discourse Analysis and the theories of Deconstruction.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


Associate Faculty
Primary College or School: 
College of Doctoral Studies