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Alice Eichholz

Contributing Faculty

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

School of Higher Education, Leadership, and Policy

Degree ProgramPh.D. Education

Dr. Eichholz has been teaching adult learners throughout her academic career. At Walden she has worked with both Ph.D. and Ed.D. students in the Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership for the last 10 years. Previously, at Walden she was director of academic residencies.

Before coming to Walden University, she mentored non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students in higher education/distance education in Vermont and New York City. In addition to her higher education experience, she is a nationally known family history researcher and writer, having attained and maintained board certification in genealogy since 1987. More recently she has focused on the emerging field of genetic genealogy, presenting locally around Minnesota to assist adults in learning the new science.

Courses Taught

EDUC 8800 - Research Forum

EDPD 8990 - Completing the Dissertation

Education

BS, Indiana University

MEd, Wayne State University

PhD, New York University

Public Service

2020 Partners/NuLoop Partners, Member - Minneapols, United States

North Loop Neighborhood Association - Planning and Zoning, Committee Member - Minneapolis, MN United States

Downtown Families Minneapolis, Member - Minneapolis, MN United States

Awards / Honors

Homer L. Dodge Award for Excellence in Teaching, Norwich University, 1991

Grahame T. Smallwood Award of Merit, Association of Professional Genealogists, 1988

Publications

Eichholz, A. (2004). Red book: American state, county, and town sources

Rose, J. M., Eichholz, A. (2003). Black genesis: A resource book for African-American genealogy. (rev. ed.)

Eichholz, A. (2003). Managing cutoff through family history research

Offerman-Zuckerberg, J., Eichholz, A. (1989). Changing concepts of masculinity and femininity

Offerman-Zuckerberg, J., Eichholz, A. (1989). Amniocentesis: Ambivalence and foreknowledge

Offerman-Zuckerberg, J., Eichholz, A. (1988). Psychohistory reflections of changing body images for women

Presentations

Eichholz, A. (2018). A Tale of Two Grandfathers: Using the Full Potential of DNA Minnesota Genealogical Society

Eichholz, A. (2018). Why, Oh Y-DNA Testing in Genealogy Minnesota Genealogical Society

Eichholz, A. (2015). DNA Side of Genealogy Minnesota History Center

Eichholz, A. (2014). Women in the Family: Genealogical Challenge and Opportunity Minnesota History Center

Eichholz, A. (2011). Professional Competencies for Today's Continuing Education Leaders: Findings from the 2010 Management and Leadership Survey UPCEA

Peinovich, P., Brigham, D., Eichholz, A. (2007). Institutional strategies for promoting positive social change University Continuing Education Association

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