The Frank Dilley Award for Outstanding Doctoral Study is bestowed upon a Walden student whose doctoral study is judged as meeting the highest standards of academic excellence. This award was created to honor Dr. Dilley’s academic contributions to North American higher education as well as his dedication to Walden University’s academic programs.

Recipients

2018

  • Winter: Donald E. Schlomer, DBA
    Strategies for Exploring: ACAT III Requirement Approval Process
  • Summer: Mick Needham, EdD, BCBA-D
    School of Education and Professional Licensure
    The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
    Behavioral Outcomes of the BOSS Teaching Program With Adults With Intellectual Disabilities

2017

  • Winter: Betsy J. Macht, DBA
    School of Management
    Strategies to Influence a Quality and Compliance Culture
  • Summer: None

2016

  • Winter: None
  • Summer: None

2015

  • Winter: None
  • Summer: None

2014

  • Winter: Kristal D. Ayres, EdD
    A Summative Program Evaluation of a Systemic Intervention on Student Achievement and AP Participation
  • Summer: None

2013:

2012:

2011:

2010:

  • Dr. Kenneth Powers
  • Dr. Douglas Hudson Tedford*

2009:

  • Dr. Keenjal Pattni-Shah
  • Dr. Kimberly Showalter-Barnes*

2007:

  • Dr. Teresa Bittner

2006:

  • Dr. Bhaskara Reddy Moole

2005:

  • Dr. Javier Fadul

*Winners of what was formerly called the Outstanding Doctoral Study Award.

Note: Winners prior to summer 2011 were PhD students who received the award for their outstanding dissertation work.

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