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Walden University Awards:
Harold L. Hodgkinson Award

Walden celebrates the accomplishments of the university community—students, new graduates and those who supported them, alumni, and faculty—through a number of annual awards.

Overview

This award is bestowed upon a Walden student whose dissertation is judged as meeting the highest university standards of academic excellence.

It honors the dedicated life and distinguished career of one of the nation’s foremost experts in demography, Dr. Harold L. Hodgkinson, who also played an instrumental role in the establishment and academic development of this university.

Faculty nominate students for this award.

Nomination Information

Recipients

2020

Winter

Dr. Dana Marie Dillard
The Transactional Theory of Stress and Coping: Predicting Posttraumatic Distress in Telecommunicators
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

2019

Summer

Lily Giang-Tien Gossage, PhD
Work-Life Balance of Tenured and Tenure-Track Women Engineering Professors
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

Winter

David Takudzwa Zinyengere, PhD
Household Determinates of Malaria in Mutasa District of Zimbabwe
College of Health Sciences


2018

Summer

Wilfred Hing Sang Wong, PhD
The Association Between Child Abuse and Attempted Suicide in Hong Kong

School of Health Sciences
College of Health Sciences

Winter

John R. Buhmeyer, PhD

Pain Management, Gender, and Quality of Life in Cancer Patients

School of Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences


2017

Summer

Carol Ikard, PhD
The Aesthetic Experience, Flow and Smart Technology: Viewing Art in a Virtual Environment

Winter

Lori Salgado, PhD
School of Public Policy and Administration
Experiences of Colorado Parents as They Recognized Their Child’s Mental Illness


2016

Summer

Ardian Shajkovci, PhD
Radicalization and Safety and Security in the Balkans: An Ethnographic Study

Winter

Wayne A. Wallace, PhD
The Effect of Confirmation Bias on Criminal Investigative Decision Making


2015

Summer

Stacey Pilling, PhD
A Qualitative Analysis of Migrant Women Farmworkers’ Perceptions of Maternal Care Management

Winter

Joshua M. Garrin, PhD
School of Psychology
Inspiring Change: Exercise Self-Efficacy, Dispositional Optimism and Perceived Stress in College Seniors


2014

Dr. Elizabeth Moxley-Paquette


2013

Dr. Piroska Bisits Bullen


2012


2010

Dr. Carl Eckrode


2009

Dr. Christopher Charles Plum


2008

Dr. Lydia Apori-Nkansah


2007

Dr. Ronald Paige


2006

Dr. Nancy Musarra


2005

Dr. Stan Amaladas


2004

Dr. Janet Pershing