Directory & Faculty Profiles

Christina Godard, EdD

Christina Godard is an Adjunct Faculty Member for University of Phoenix and Bay Path University. In addition to her work with prospective doctoral students at UOPX, she teaches general education and special education courses. She is a Pennsylvania certified teacher in the areas of K-8 reading, K-12 special education, K-8 elementary education, and 7-12 English. She earned a bachelor's degree in Elementary and Special Education from Lock Haven University. Her master's degree, also from Lock Haven University, is in Teaching and Learning (curriculum and instruction). She received her Doctorate in Education from Capella University in Educational Leadership. Her interest in research is in the area of instructional approaches, including the online modality, intervention approaches, education for students with disabilities, and the effects of school law on teaching and learning. She teaches in the College of Education and has been with UOP since 2009.

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-


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College of Doctoral Studies