Thalia Mulvihill

Professor of Social Foundations of Education/Higher Education

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TC 811  Phone: 765-285-5463  

Office of the Dean
Teachers College (TC), Room 1005
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306-0625

Dr. Thalia M. Mulvihill, a tenured Professor of Social Foundations and Higher Education, currently serves as the Assistant Dept. Chair/Director of Doctoral Program (Ed.D. in  Adult, Higher and Community Education and the Director of the Certificate Program in College & University Teaching. Dr. Mulvihill holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education and Curriculum (Syracuse University, 1995) an interdisciplinary degree with a focus in History and Sociology of Education/Higher Education and a Concentration in Gender and Education Studies. She also holds two Certificates: (1) Gender and Education Studies and (2) Qualitative Research. Her MA is in Higher Education Research/Student Affairs and Enrollment Services Administration. (Syracuse University, 1987), and she earned dual degrees as an undergraduate in American Studies and Secondary Social Studies Education, (Syracuse University, 1985). Her research agenda focuses on the history and sociology of education/higher education with a focus on women and gender issues.

Highlights: 2009 recipient of the Dr. Robert O. Foster Faculty/Professional Staff Award for exemplifying the mission if the Multicultural Center to support and advance cultural diversity with a commitment to student growth; 2004 University Excellence in Teaching Award; 2003 Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry Fellowship. Recent journal publications  appear in Teachers College Record, Innovate, International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, The Teacher Educator, Academic Exchange Quarterly, Educational Research and Reviews, Vitae Scholasticae, Journal of College Student Development, Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education.

Course Schedule
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  • Course
    Issues in Higher Edu
    No.
    610
    Section
    1
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    1830-2110
    Days
    M
    Location
    TC 224
  • Course
    Independent Study in
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    659
    Section
    2
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    0000-0000
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    Pract in Stud Aff Ad
    No.
    699
    Section
    2
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    0000-0000
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    Ethno Res in Ed
    No.
    660
    Section
    1
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    1530-1810
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    T
    Location
    TC 223