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Title: Assistant Professor
Department: School of Education
Office: 2666d Lagomarcino 901 Stange Rd., Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 3748
- Latinx student access and success in community colleges
- Community college faculty and culturally relevant teaching
- Hispanic-Serving Institutions and Hispanic-enrolling institutions
- Developmental education, reading and writing, literacies for academic success
I am originally from El Paso, Texas, and came to Ames in 2016 by way of San Antonio. I am a proud 3-time graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio (B.A.-History, M.A.-History, and Ed.D.-Educational Leadership), a large, urban Hispanic-Serving Institution in South Texas. My professional experience in higher education includes working as an Orientation Leader, a Supplemental Instructor leader, an Office Assistant in the Office of the UTSA President, a Student Development Specialist working specifically with master's and doctoral students across education fields, and an Adjunct Instructor of History at Northeast Lakeview College in Live Oak, Texas.
Awards and Honors:
2016 Dissertation of the Year Award, Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC)
2016 Emerging Scholar, American Education Research Association (AERA) Division J
2015 Graduate Student Fellow, American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE)
2015 Graduate Fellowship, Texas Association for Chicanos in Higher Education
2014 Charles F. Elton Best Paper Award, Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
2012 Recipient, Graduate Scholarship, American Association of University Women (AAUW), San Antonio, TX chapter
What I Teach:
I've taught a wide range of classes at Iowa State University at both the master's and doctoral levels. Some of my recent courses taught are:
- Res Ev 580: Introduction to Qualitative Research (in-class and online)
- Hg Ed 561: College Teaching
- Hg Ed 593: Higher Education Workshop (topics may vary)
- Hg Ed 573: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Student Affairs (online)
Selected Recent Publications:
Rodriguez, S.L., Doran, E.E., Sissel, M., & Estes, R. (2019). Becoming la ingeniera: Examining the engineering identity development of undergraduate Latinas. Journal of Latinos and Education. doi: 10.1080/15348431.2019.164269
Doran, E.E., & Singh, A. (2018). “It’s all about the ganas”: Incorporating a multicultural curriculum in developmental education. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 42(7-8), 476-488. doi: 10.1080/10668926.2018.1429965 SJR 0.42, H-index 24, Acceptance rate 21%
Doran, E.E., & Medina, Ø. (2017). The intentional and the grassroots Hispanic-Serving Institutions: A critical history of two universities. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 11(3), 29-49. doi: 10.24974/amae.11.3.360 Acceptance rate 19%
Doran, E.E. (2017). An empowerment framework for Latinx students in developmental education. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 11(2), 133-154. doi: 10.24974/amae.11.2.353 Acceptance rate 19%
Crisp, G., Doran, E.E., & Reyes, N.A. (2017). Predicting graduation rates at 4-year broad access institutions using a Bayesian modeling approach. Research in Higher Education, 59(2), 133-155. doi: 10.1007/s11162-017-9459-x SJR Ranking 1.724, H-index 57, Acceptance rate 10%
PDFs of some of my publications are available through the Iowa State University Digital Repository: Click here
Selected Recent Presentations
Rodriguez, S.L., Doran, E.E., & Hengesteg, P.S. (2019, June). Intersections of design thinking and perceptions of success for electrical, computer, and software engineering students. Presentation at the Annual Conference for the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Tampa, FL.
Rover, D.,Doran, E.E., & Heitmann, M. (2019, May). Connecting across campus, STEM and educational research partnerships. Presentation at the National Alliance for Broader Impacts (NABI) Summit, Tucson, AZ.
Doran, E.E., & Hengesteg, P.S. (2019, April). Ascending toward new heights: How one program builds navigational capital for Latinx community college students. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, ON.
Hengesteg, P.S., & Doran, E.E.(2019, April). Developing allies for Latinx students: Process, content, reflection. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, ON.
Doran, E.E., & Carales, V.D. (2019, April). Interest convergence and higher education funding: The South Texas/Border Initiative. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, ON.
Friedensen, R.E., Doran, E.E., & Rodriguez, S.L. (2019, April). “I’m a white guy, so can I say this?”: The inescapability of whiteness in engineering. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, ON.
Doran, E.E.(2019, March). Situating Mexican American Studies programs on community college campuses. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, San Diego, CA.
Doran, E.E. (2019, March). What does culturally relevant pedagogy mean in the community college context? Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, San Diego, CA.
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Association for the Study of Higher Education
Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC)
National Council for Teachers of English (CCCC, TYCA)
Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE)