A. S. CohenMiller and A. Tiu Wu crossed paths over similar research focus and life journey. While distance between them spanned 1,619.28 miles, and in between raising their own families and pursuing their own research, they went on to work together on various academic projects and presented at academic conferences. Their mutual goal is to expand the community of scholars engaged in motherhood/mothering while managing and enjoying other life roles.
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A. S. CohenMiller, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Nazarbayev University (NUGSE) and is the Managing and Founding Editor of Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy. Dr. CohenMiller’s research focuses on the recruitment, retention, and equity for women in education. In particular, her current focus includes research methods, especially arts-based qualitative research methods, gender in academia, and sociology/anthropology of education. She is the Deputy for a multi-year collaborative British Council grant between NUGSE and the University of Cambridge (UK), which includes an incorporation of arts-based data collection to enhance understanding of students’ conceptualizations of wellbeing.
A. Tiu Wu, Ed.D is a higher education professional with experience in both student and academic affairs. She is an adult educator/scholar practitioner whose research focuses on developing cross-cultural consciousness, promoting lifelong learning and leadership development for women and minorities. She is interested in furthering her research in the areas of collaborative and appreciative inquiry, learning cities, higher education leadership, and motherhood in academia.
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