VICENTE LECHUGA
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Primary Emphasis Area: Higher Education Administration
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Short Bio
Dr. Vicente Lechuga received his Doctorate of Education from the University of Southernn California in 2005. He joined the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development in fall of 2005. Dr. Lechuga teaches graduate level courses in higher education administration, higher education policy, and diversity issues in postsecondary institutions. He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and authored and/or edited three books. His most recent book, "Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research" (Routledge, 2017) focuses on innovative ways to conduct qualitative research with regard to higher education policy and organizations. Dr. Lechuga currently chairs 10 doctoral committees, 12 master's committees, and serves on several others.
Research Interests
Academic Freedom
For-profit Colleges and Universities
Governance
Higher Education Policy
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. *Bouchet, A., Hutchinson, M., & Lechuga, V. M. (in press). Brand establishment at the University of Chicago: An investigation of de-escalation of commitment at the University of Chicago. Journal of Sport Administration & Supervision * (In Press)

2. Lechuga, V.M. (2016). Structuring for organizational efficiency and effectiveness: A case study of market-based teaching and learning. Journal of the Professoriate, 8(2)

3. Lechuga, V. M. (2014). A non-intrusive approach to faculty mentoring: Underrepresented faculty in STEM disciplines. Higher Education, 68(6), 909-926. DOI: 10.1007/s10734-014-9751-z

4. Lechuga, V. M. (2012). Exploring culture from a distance: The utility of telephone interviews in qualitative research. Qualitative Studies in Education, 25(3), 251-268

5. Lechuga, V. M. (2012). Latino faculty in STEM disciplines: Motivation to engage in research activities. Journal of Latinos and Education, 11(2), 107-123

6. Lechuga, V.M., & Chang, D.A. (2012). Motivation and scholarly work: Cultivating and sustaining faculty research productivity. Journal of the Professoriate, 6(2), 59-97

7. Lechuga, V. M. (2011). Faculty-graduate student mentoring relationships: Mentors' perceived roles and responsibilities. Higher Education, 62(10), 757-771, DOI: 10.1007/s10734-011-9416-0

8. Hentschke, G., Lechuga, V.M., & Tierney, W.G. (2010). For-profit colleges and universities in a knowledge economy. In G. C. Hentschke, V. M. Lechuga & W. G. Tierney (Eds.), For-profit colleges and universities: Their markets, regulation, performance, and place in higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing

9. Tierney, W.G., & Lechuga, V.M. (2010). The social significance of academic freedom. Cultural Studies´â│Critical Methodologies, 10(2), 118-133

10. Lechuga, V.M. (2010). Who are they and what do they do? In G. C. Hentschke, V. M. Lechuga & W. G. Tierney (Eds.), For-profit colleges and universities: Their markets, regulation, performance, and place in higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Linda F. and Robert A. Lacey '60 Faculty Fellowship. (PI)
Texas A&M Foundation (Private)
2012/09/01 - 2019/08/31
Total Funding: 13,500.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Cynthia Hernandez (Fall, 2010), Ph.D.
Frank Bouchet (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Claire Phillips (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Rosa Banda (Fall, 2012), Ph.D.
Ryan Beard (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
William King (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Danny Ray Gallant (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Joel L. Turner III (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Robert Arthur Brewer (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Assoc Editor (2006 - ). International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2010). Chair.  Awards Committee

Awards

(2006). Fellow.  Mexican American and U.S. Latino Research Center (MALRC) Fellows

(2005). Excellence in the Academy Award.  National Education Association

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