Faculty Biography | Kathleen Manning
Kathleen Manning, Ph.D.Professor
208 Mann Hall
Kathleen Manning is a professor in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program at the University of Vermont. She holds a Ph.D. in higher education from Indiana University; a M.S. in counseling and student development from SUNY Albany; and a B.A. from Marist College. In 2003, 2004, and 2005, she traveled to China and Hong Kong on Fulbright Fellow and Fulbright Senior Specialist Awards. NASPA honored her in 2005 as a Pillar of the Profession and in 2007 with the Outstanding Contribution to Literature/Research Award. She is the author of numerous articles and several books, most recently, One Size Does Not Fit All: Traditional and Innovative Models of Student Affairs Practice. Dr. Manning is currently the Executive Editor of the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.
Areas of Expertise:
Higher Education; International and Global Studies; Leadership; Organizational Development; Race and Racism; Research Methods; Social Justice; Student Affairs
- Higher Education Administration: My scholarship focuses on higher education organizations, student affairs (particularly social justice and anti-racism), anthropology and education, and qualitative research methods.
- Manning, K. & Muñoz, F.M. (in progress). Organizing Student Affairs. In S. Harper, J. Schuh, & S. Jones (Eds.), Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass. [abstract]
- Manning, K. & Muñoz, F.M. (in press). Conclusion: Re-visioning the Future of Multicultural Student Services. In D. Stewart (Ed.), Building Bridges, Re-visioning Community: Multicultural Student Services on Campus. Washington, D.C.: American College Personnel Association Media. [abstract]
- Manning, K. (May/June 2009). What's Your Analysis? Philosophical underpinnings of student affairs work regarding difference. About Campus, 14(2).
- Borrego, S., & Manning, K. (2007). Where I Am From: Student Affairs Practice from the Whole of Students' Lives. Washington, D.C.: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
- Jablonski, M., Mena, S.B., Manning, K., Carpenter, S., & Siko, K.L. (2007). Scholarship in Student Affairs Revisited: The Summit on Scholarship. NASPA Journal, 44(1), 182-200.
- Manning, K. (November 2009) Diversity, Cultural Pluralism, Social Justice, Color Blind, What's Your Brand of Difference? Presented at the Vermont Women in Higher Education Conference, Lake Morey, VT.
- NASPA National Conference presentation, How About Changing Your Student Affairs Organization? Some Ideas from the Field
- ACPA/NASPA Join Conference, Re-organizing, Renovating, and Restoring Student Affairs Divisions: Traditional and Innovative Models for Practice
- Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University
- M.S. in Counseling and Student Personnel Services from SUNY Albany
Awards & Honors
- Sister Elizabeth Candon Distinguished Service Award from Vermont Women in Higher Education: Service to higher education institutions in Vermont. (2009)
- Hero Award from LGBTQA Services, University of Vermont: Awarded for my work on the preferred name project. (2009)
- Outstanding Faculty Women Award from Women's Center, University of Vermont: Awarded by the Women's Center at UVM to a faculty member. (2009)
- J. William Fulbright Senior Specialist, 2004-2009. from Council for International Exchange of Scholars, : China Exchange, May-August 2004 (Beijing Normal University) Hong Kong Exchange, June 2005 (Chinese University of Hong Kong) (2009)
- Outstanding Contribution to Literature or Research from National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Foundation: "Nominees for this award must demonstrate professional commitment to student affairs administration. Their literature and/or research will be judged by how well student affairs practitioners use it. The literature and/or research should be applicable to national use and not restricted to local or regional application." (www.naspa.org) (2007)
- Faculty Fellow from National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Foundation,: The NASPA Faculty Fellows group was established in 2002 to provide consultation and contributions to NASPA in the following areas: * Direct policy input on such issues as quality assurance in student affairs, diversity, and graduate preparation; * Promote scholarship as part of the professional responsibility for all faculty and practitioners; and * Provide direction concerning NASPA research priorities and initiatives. (2007)
- Pillar of the Profession from National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Foundation, : "Each year at the annual NASPA Conference, the NASPA Foundation recognizes a series of distinguished individuals who have served as leaders, teachers, and scholars in student affairs and higher education. Each individual is nominated and supported for designation as a Pillar by colleagues, students, friends, or others who find him or her deserving of this honor. "(www.naspa.org) (2005)
- American College Personnel Association (ACPA), American Educational Research Association (AERA), Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)