Diane Gavin (formerly Diane Penrod) has published in interdisciplinary areas related to organizational/institutional culture, popular culture, use of technology to learn. She has also published in assessment.
Her current research focuses on organizational and institutional cultures and how those cultures have an impact of individuals. Her fields of research expertise are survey studies, institutional ethnography, content analysis, semantic analysis, and qualitative/quantitative case studies. Dr. Gavin holds a PhD from Syracuse University, and she holds masters degrees from Drexel University, Syracuse University, and SUNY Oswego. She is in preparation to take paralegal certification from University of California, Berkeley in intellectual property. Dr. Gavin holds certifications from the Society of Research Administrators International in Research Law and in Leadership.