Editors

Debora L. Liddell, Editor

Debora Liddell is professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies at the University of Iowa.  Her research interests include college students’ moral and ethical reasoning, and professional practice and preparation of higher education professionals.  Professor Liddell served on the ACPA Governing Board as Director of Research & Scholarship, Commission for Professional Preparation Chairperson, JCSD Editorial Board, and as Contributing Editor of the Journal of College and Character.  A former ACPA Diamond Honoree, she serves as a current Senior Scholar for ACPA.  

Dafina-Lazarus Stewart, Senior Associate Editor

Dafina-Lazarus (D-L) Stewart, PhD is professor in the School of Education and Tri-Chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education program at Colorado State University. Dr. Stewart earned both zir master’s in higher education and student affairs and zir doctorate in educational administration and higher education from The Ohio State University.  A current ACPA Senior Scholar, Dr. Stewart’s research and teaching focus on the historical and contemporary experiences of minoritized students in higher education environments; the effects of student affairs co-curricular experiences on learning and development outcomes for minoritized students; institutional transformation toward greater equity and justice; and, the role of higher education in society regarding issues of equity and justice.

Jan L. Arminio, Associate Editor for Research-in-Brief and On Campus

Jan Arminio is professor and program director of the Higher Education Program at George Mason University.  Dr. Arminio’s scholarship focuses on multicultural issues, qualitative research, assessment, and campus programs and leadership. Her most recent book is Student Veterans in Higher Education. She is the 2011 recipient of the Robert H. Shaffer award for excellence in graduate teaching and if 2016 received the 2016 Esther Lloyd Jones professional service award.  From 2004-2008, she served as President of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). She is a former ACPA Senior Scholar.

Tricia Seifert, Associate Editor for International Research and Scholarship

Tricia Seifert is associate professor in the Adult & Higher Education program at Montana State University and Head of the Department of Education. She also maintains an appointment in the leadership, higher and Adult Education department at the University of Toronto. Using a mixed methodological approaches, she examines organizational cultures and conditions as well as student experiences associated with postsecondary learning and success. She has served as Faculty in Residence for ACPA’s Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development. Dr. Seifert was named an ACPA Emerging Scholar in 2010. 

Maureen E. Wilson, Associate Editor of Book Reviews

Dr. Wilson is professor and chair of the Department of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Her scholarly interests include professional identity and professional socialization, normative structures and behavioral norms in professional practice, professional preparation, and administrative practice in student affairs.  Dr. Wilson employs both qualitative and quantitative methods in her scholarship.  She is an ACPA Senior Scholar.