Associate Professor of Adult Higher and Community Education
Dr. Amanda O. Latz is an Associate Professor of Adult, Higher, and Community Education. She holds a BS in sociology with a minor in human resource development from James Madison University (2001), an MA in higher education administration from Appalachian State University (2006), and an Ed.D. in Adult, Higher, and Community Education (2011) as well as a Certificate in College and University Teaching (2009) from Ball State University.
Some of her research interests reside in the following areas: the lived experiences of individuals involved within the community college setting, particularly students and faculty; and qualitative research methodologies, especially visual methods such as photovoice. She has presented her research and theoretical papers at a number of national and international conferences. In addition, her work has appeared in a variety of peer-reviewed journals such as Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, and The Journal of Faculty Development.