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.
Winter: Lori Salgado, PhD
School of Public Policy and Administration Experiences of Colorado Parents as They Recognized Their Child’s Mental Illness
Summer: Carol Ikard, PhD The Aesthetic Experience, Flow and Smart Technology: Viewing Art in a Virtual Environment
Winter: Wayne A. Wallace, PhD The Effect of Confirmation Bias on Criminal Investigative Decision Making
Summer: Ardian Shajkovci, PhD Radicalization and Safety and Security in the Balkans: An Ethnographic Study
Winter: Joshua M. Garrin, PhD
School of Psychology Inspiring Change: Exercise Self-Efficacy, Dispositional Optimism and Perceived Stress in College Seniors
Summer: Stacey Pilling, PhD A Qualitative Analysis of Migrant Women Farmworkers’ Perceptions of Maternal Care Management