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CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Ann K. Brooks

 

Texas State University-San Marcos

College of Education

323 ASB

San Marcos, TX 78766

(512) 475-1936

abrooks@txstate.edu

 

 

Education

 

Ed.D, Columbia University Teachers College, 1989

Adult and Higher Education

 

M.A. Fielding Graduate Institute, 2002

Clinical Psychology

 

M.A.T. School for International Training, 1975

Teaching English as a Second Language

 

B.A. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1973

English

 

Professional Employment

Professor of Adult, Professional, and Community Education

College of Education

Texas State University-San Marcos, 2004-present

 

Director, Education PhD Program

College of Education

Texas State University-San Marcos, 2011-present

 

Honorary Professor of International Studies

College of Liberal Arts

Texas State University-San Marcos, 2008-present

 

Director of Language, Culture, & Policy Doctoral Program

College of Education

University of Texas at Austin, 2000-2004

 

Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies

College of Liberal Arts College (joint appointment with the College of Education)

University of Texas at Austin, 2002-2004

 

Visiting Professor of Transformative Learning

California Institute for Integral Studies, summers 2003-2004

 

Visiting Professor, Adult Education

Waikato University, New Zealand, summer 2002

 

Director, Masters in Human Resource Development Leadership Program

(College of Education and the McCombs Graduate School of Business)

University of Texas at Austin, 1995-2000

 

Associate Professor, Adult and Organizational Learning

College of Education

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, 1995-2004

 

Assistant Professor, Adult and Organizational Learning

College of Education

University of Texas at Austin, 1989-1995

 

Director, Graduate Program, Adult and Organizational Learning

College of Education

University of Texas at Austin, 1994-2000

 

Visiting Lecturer

Xi'an International Studies University, 1981-1982

 

Lecturer, TESOL

Master of Arts in Teaching Program

School for International Training, Brattleboro, VT, 1980-1982

 

Related Professional Experience

 

Director of Language and Culture Training

Sumitomo Metals, Ltd

Kashima, Japan, 1982-1985

Research Interests

 

Equity in organizations; systems of learning in education and work organizations; research capacity in universities in developing countries; gender; and action inquiry in research evaluation.  

 

Current Teaching Areas

 

Adult learning; organizational development; community development; qualitative research design and analysis, international development in Southeast Asia.

 

Selected Consulting Engagements

 

• Developing a graduate research curriculum, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL, ongoing

• Action Research As A Methodology for Masters Degree Theses, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL, 2009

• Conflict resolution, (with a professional services firm), Austin, TX, 2008

• Evaluation and planning consultant, Atticus Circle Board of Directors, Austin, TX.

• Evaluation Using Logic Models, (workshop) LG Electronics, Seoul, Korea, 2008.

• Evaluation using Appreciative Inquiry, (workshop) LG Electronics, Seoul, Korea, 2008.

• Strategic planning, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (internal, while Fulbright scholar). 2008.

• Evaluation of the Doctoral Program in Education, Texas State University, 2005..

• Cultural differences and similarities in the expression of grief following traumatic death, Williamson County Attorney’s Office, Austin, TX, 2001.

• Advised on intercultural issues related to a joint venture between Eaton Corporation and Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Austin, TX, 1997.

• Evaluated evaluation process for university consortia professional certification programs, National University Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC,1994.

• Series of workshops on designing and analyzing qualitative research in education; developed formal critique of completed research project, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, Austin, TX,1993 - 1994.

• Workshop on "Managing Across Cultures" for the Center for International Business Education Research, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1994.

• Designed a qualitative research study on implementing two way interactive video • in rural schools, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, Austin, TX, 1992.

• Designed a qualitative research study on organizational change in at-risk schools, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, Austin, TX, 1992.

• Workshop on Critical Thinking and Adult Learning for the National Deans of Episcopal and Presbyterian Seminaries. 1989.

• Organization-wide culture change intervention for top management at Lorimar Publishing, a new acquisition of U.S. West Communications, 1985.

• Training consultant, Language and Intercultural, Yuwasa Denshi, Tokyo, Japan, 1976-1977.  

 

 

 

Awards

Texas State University Faculty Development Grant, Retention of girls/women in education in Cambodia. 2011.

 

Cutting Edge Award of 2009, Academy of Human Resource Development, for research paper, “Developing Research Capacity at the Royal University of Phnom Penh.”  (with Monirith Ly). 2010

 

College of Education Dean Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities. 2010.

 

Best Research of 2007, Human Resource Development Quarterly, for “Where To Now? Race And Ethnicity In Workplace Learning And Development Research: 1980-2005.”  2008.

 

Outstanding Contribution to the Development of the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 2008.

 

Fulbright Scholar Lecturing/Research Award: Cambodia, 2008.

 

Appointed Honorary Professor of International Studies, Texas State University-San Marcos, 2008-present.

 

Dick Swanson Award for Best Article of 2007, Human Resource Development Quarterly, (with Tamara Clunis). The award was for the article, "Where To Now? Race And Ethnicity In Workplace Learning And Development Research: 1980-2005" (see publication list), 2008.

 

Deans Fellowship, College of Education, University of Texas at Austin, 2002.

 

2001 Cyril Houle Award, American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Outstanding Book of the year, for Women As Learners (with E. Hayes, D. Flannery, E. Tisdell, & J. Hugo) (see publication list), 2002.

 

Selected as Fellow, Academy of Human Resource Development, 2001.

 

Outstanding Service Award, Women’s Studies Steering Committee, University of Texas at Austin, 2000.

 

“Kellogg Symposium on Transformative Learning," invited scholar, 2000.

 

Significant Contributions Award, Academy of Human Resource Development, 1996.

 

Elected to the Board of Directors of the Academy of Human Resource Development, 1993-1995

 

National Association of Continuing Education Outstanding Research Award. Award for the article, "Power and the Production of Knowledge: Collective Team Learning in Work Organizations" (see publication list), 1993.

 

Outstanding Program of the Year (with program faculty colleagues). Award given for Adult and Human Resource Development Program, Professor’s Network, American Society of Training and Development, 1993.

 

Awarded Summer Research Grant by the University Research Institute, University of Texas - Austin to conduct research on collective team learning, 1992.

 

Elected to the Board of Directors of the Professors' Network of the American Society for Training and Development, 1992-1995.

 

1990 Arthur Anderson Outstanding Student Research Award, National Society for Performance and Instruction and Arthur Anderson, for dissertation "Critical Reflection in a Corporate Context" (research on learning and culture change in one of the "Baby Bells" after divestiture).

 

Exchange Faculty to Xi'an Foreign Languages Institute, Peoples Republic of China, 1981.

 

Nebraska Regents Scholar, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1969.

 

Publications

 

Books

 

Brooks, A. & Edward, K. (under contract). Consulting In A Changing World: Knowledge, Learning, and Facilitation (tentative title). NY: Routledge.

 

Larrotta, C. & Brooks, A. (Eds.) (2009). Bringing Community to the Adult ESL Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Hayes, E., Flannery, D., with Brooks, A., Tisdell, E., & Hugo, J. (2000). Women as Learners. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Brooks, A. & Watkins, K. (Eds.). (1994). The Emerging Power of Action Inquiry Technologies, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (authored or co-authored chapters on the history and theory of action inquiry, collaborative inquiry, validity in action inquiry, and an annotated bibliography of resources). 

 

Brooks, A. & Watkins, K. (1994). 1994 Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, San Antonio, TX.

 

Brooks, A. & Ottoson, J., & Vernon, S. (1992). Management Development Bibliography, Washington DC: The American Society for Training and Development.

 

Film

 

Brooks, A., Khan, S., Currie, R., Varela, L., Mora, S., Gonzales, K., Backor, K., Steinbach, L., Michel, D. & Dennison, A. (2009). Mexico-U.S. immigration from the Mexican perspective. A professional development film for educators, public servants, and community members, San Marcos, TX. 

 

Refereed Articles or Chapters  

 

 Brooks, A. & Ly, M. (2010). Faculty virtue and research capacity-building in the context of poorly funded universities: The case of the Royal University of Phnom Penh. Human Resource Development International, 3(1), 83-98.

 

Wilkerson, J.M., Brooks, A.K. & Ross, M.W. (2010). Sociosexual identity and sexual risk taking of acculturating collegiate gay and bisexual men. Journal of College Student Development, 50(3), 279-296.

 

Brooks, A., Robards, D., & Lozano, R. (2009). GLBT allies on campus: Do they have a role? In R. Hill, A. Grace & Associates (eds.), Adult Education in Queer Contexts: Power, Politics, and Pedagogy. Chicago: Discover Association Publishing.

 

Brooks, A. (2009). Complexity and community: Finding what works in workplace ESL. In C. Larrotta & A. Brooks (Eds.) Bringing Community to the Adult ESL Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Brooks, A. (2009). Editors' notes: Community in adult ESL. In C. Larrotta & A. Brooks (Eds.) Bringing Community to the Adult ESL Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Wilkerson, J. M., Ross, M. W., & Brooks, A. K. (2009). Social constructions influencing sociosexual identity: Development of collegiate gay and bisexual men. Sex Research And Social Policy, 6(2).

 

Brooks, A. & Edwards. K. (2009). Allies in the workplace: Adding LGBT to HRD. In T. Rocco (Ed.), Sexual orientation, diversity, and issues of workplace equity, Advances In Developing Human Resources, 6, 69-85.

 

Reardon, R. F., & Brooks, A. K. (2008). Rural workplace learning. In J. Ritchey (Ed.), New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education: Adult Education in the Rural Context. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Brooks, A., Brooks-Ames, R., & Womack, D. (2007). Immigrant women and the struggle to house and educate their children. In J. Bachay & R. Fernandez-Calienes (Eds.),Women Moving Forward Volume Two: An Intersectional Lens For A Tapestry Of Diverse Voices, (pp. 159-169). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

 

Brooks, A. & Clunis, T. (2007). Where to now? Race and ethnicity in workplace learning and development research: 1980-2005. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 18(2), 229-251.

 

Brooks, A. (2004). Transformational learning theory and implications for human resource development. Advances In Developing Human Resources, 6, 211-225.

 

Ross-Gordon, J. & Brooks, A. (2004). Diversity In Human Resource Development And Continuing Professional Education: What Does It Mean For The Workforce, Clients And Professionals? Advances In Developing Human Resources, 6, 69-85.

 

Ross, M. W. & Brooks, A. K. (2003). Sexual behavior and the non-construction of sexual identity: Implications for the analysis of men who have sex with men and women who have sex with women. Radical Statistics, 81, 2-15.

 

Brooks, A. (2000). Cultures of transformation. In B. Hayes and A. Wilson (Eds.) Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education, pp. 161-170. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Brooks, A. (1999). Educating human resource development leaders at The University of Texas at Austin: The use of Action Learning to facilitate university-workplace collaboration. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 11 (2), 48-58.

 

Brooks, A. (1999). Critical reflection as a response to organizational disruption. Advances In Developing Human Resources, 1, 66-79.

 

Brooks, A. (1994). Power and the production of knowledge: Collective team learning in work organizations. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 5(4), 213-235. 

 

Brooks, A. (1994). Collaborative learning in work organizations. Pennsylvania Adult and Continuing Education Journal, 3,(3), 34-49.

 

Hansen, C. & Brooks, A. (1994). A review of cross-cultural research on human resource development. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 5(1), 55-74.

 

Brooks A. (authored under the name "The Group for Collaborative Inquiry"). (1993). The democratization of knowledge. Adult Education Quarterly, 43(4), 43-51.

 

 Brooks, A. & Supina, J. (1992). "Reframing HRD: Insights from research on the development of exemplary managers. Studies in Continuing Education, 14(2), 156-165.

 

Brooks, A. (1992). Building learning organizations: The individual-culture interaction. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 3(4), 323-336. 

 

Brooks, A. (1992). Final word: Building an ethos of community. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 3(4), 341-244.

 

 

Reviews

Brooks, A. (2002). Book review: ‘Adult Education At The Crossroads: Learning Our Way Out’ By M. Finger and J. Asùn. Adult Education Quarterly, 53(1), 60-61. 

 

Brooks, A. (1982). Book Review: 'Teaching and Learning Languages' by Earl Stevick (Review of Teaching and learning languages). Cross Currents, 9(2), 101-103.

 

Published Proceedings from Juried Conferences

 

Brooks, A. & Ly, M. (2009). Developing Research Capacity at the Royal University of Phnom Penh. In 2009 Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development, Alexandria, VA.

 

Brooks, A., Womack, D., Varela, L. Madhlangobe, L., Williams, A., Rodriguez, S., & Garcia, E. (2007). Mexican Perspectives on Mexico-U.S. Immigration: Implications for Adult Education in the U.S. & Mexico. In 2007 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference., Mount St. Thomas University, Halifax, N.S., Canada

 

Brooks, A., Robards, D. Gibbs, D. & Lozano, R. (2007). GLBTQ Allies on Campus: Do They Have a Role? In 2006 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference. Mount St. Thomas University, Halifax, N.S., Canada.

 

Brooks, A. & Clunis, T. (2006). What Do You Do When The Law Doesn’t Work? The Role Of Adult Educators In Fighting Institutional Racism. In 2006 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference. Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA: Adult Education Research Conference.

 

Brooks, A. & Clunis, T. (2005). Institutional racism and access to learning in U.S. work organizations:A review of the literature. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning. University of Technology, Sydney, Australia: International Conference on Researching Work and Learning.

Ross-Gordon, J., Brooks, A. et al (2005). An Analysis of Work-Related Learning Literature Focusing on Race and Ethnicity. In 2005 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference. University of Georgia, Athens, GA: Adult Education Research Conference.

 

Brooks, A. (2003). “My Misfortune Is To See The Grid Of Assumptions”. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Transformative Learning Conference. Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, NY: Transformative Learning Conference.

 

Brooks, A. (2003). The human workplace: A critical feminist perspective. In 2003 Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference. Minneapolis, MN, Academy of Human Resource Development Conference.

 

Brooks, A. & Clark, A. (2000). Narrative dimensions of transformative learning. In 2001 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference, Milwaukee, WI: Adult Education Research Conference.

 

Brooks, A. (with Hatcher, T.) (2000). Social responsibility of human resource development professionals: How our definitions and worldviews impact our leadership role.  In 2000 Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference. Raleigh-Durham, NC: Academy of Human Resource Development Conference.

 

Brooks, A., Davis-Blake, A., Edwards, K. (1999). Scaling the walls of academic silos: The birth of a cross-disciplinary academic HRD program.  In 1999 Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, Chicago, IL: Academy of Human Resource Development Conference.

 

Brooks, A. & Edwards, K. (1998). For adults only: Queer theory meets the self and identity in adult education. In 1998 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference. DeKalb, IL: Adult Education Research Conference.

 

Brooks, A. & Edwards, K. (1997). Narratives of identity development: A collaborative inquiry with implications for rewriting transformative learning theory. In 1997 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference, Stillwater, OK: Adult Education Research Conference.

  

Brooks, A. & Edwards, K. (1997, July). Rewriting the boundaries of social discourse. In Proceedings of the SCUTREA International Conference, SCUTREA International Conference, London, England. 

 

Brooks, A. (1995). Troubling teams. In 1995 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference, Alberta, CAN: Adult Education Research Conference.

 

Brooks, A. (1995). The myth of self-directed work teams. In 1994 Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, St. Louis, MO: Academy of Human Resource Development Conference.

 

Brooks, A. (with the Group for Collaborative Inquiry). (1994). A model for transformative learning: Individual development and social action. In 1994 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference, (pp. 169-174). Knoxville, TN: Adult Education Research Conference. 

 

Brooks, A. (with L. Pierson). (1994). Irrational organizations and implications for systemic culture change initiatives: A case study. In 1994 Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference (pp. 122-127), San Antonio, TX: Academy of Human Resource Development Conference.

 

Brooks, A. (1993). Collective group learning. In D. Flannery (Ed.), 1993 Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference (pp. 51-55), Atlanta, GA.

 

Brooks, A. (1993). Power and knowledge: Collective team learning in a research and development laboratory. In HRD Professors' Network 1993 Conference Proceedings (pp. 51-55), Atlanta, GA: American Society for Training and Development.

 

Brooks, A. (with C. Hansen). (1992). A review of cross-cultural research on the international practice of HRD. In HRD Professors' Network 1992 Conference Proceedings (53-59). New Orleans, LA: American Society for Training and Development.

 

Brooks, A. (with the Group for Collaborative Inquiry).  (1991). There must be some meaning to this: Storytelling as a research model. In Proceedings of the Professional Ways of Knowing Conference (pp. 6-10). Montreal, Canada: American Association of Adult and Continuing Educators.

 

Brooks, A. (with the Group for Collaborative Inquiry). (1991). The democratization of knowledge: A model for collaborative inquiry. In 1991 Adult Education Research Conference Proceedings (pp. 113-118). Norman, OK: Adult Education Research Conference. 

 

Brooks, A. & Courtney, S. (1991). Models for inquiry. In N. Dixon and J. Hinckelman (Eds.), Models for HRD Practice (pp. 107-122). Washington, DC: American Society for Training and Development. 

 

Brooks, A. (1990). Making trouble in corporate America: Critical reflection in a Fortune 100 company. In 1990 Adult Education Research Conference Proceedings (pp. 31-36). Athens, GA: Adult Education Research Conference.

 

Competitively Reviewed Conference Papers

Brooks, A. & Ly, M. (2009). Developing Research Capacity at the Royal University of Phnom Penh. In 2009 Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development, Alexandria, VA.

 

Brooks, A., Khan, S., Wilkerson, M. & Backor, K. Immigration: La Ruptura de la Familia. Film presented at the American Education Research Conference, San Diego, CA, 2009.

 

Brooks, A., Womack, D., Varela, L. Madhlangobe, L., Williams, A., Rodriguez, S., & Garcia, E. Mexican Perspectives on Mexico-U.S. Immigration: Implications for Adult Education in the U.S. & Mexico. Presented at the 2007 Adult Education Research Conference, Mount St. Thomas University, Halifax, N.S., Canada, 2007.

 

Brooks, A., Robards, D. Gibbs, D., & Lozano, R. GLBTQ Allies on Campus: Do They Have a Role? Presented at the 2007 GLBTQ Preconference, Mount St. Thomas University, Halifax, N.S., Canada, 2007.

Brooks-Ames, R., Womack, T., & Brooks, A. Immigrant Women And The Struggle To House And Educate Their Children. Presented at the International Conference On Women And Migration. St. Thomas University, Miami, FL, 2005

 

Brooks, A. & Clunis, T. Institutional racism and access to learning in U.S. work organizations:A review of the literature.  Presented at the 4th International Conference on Researching Work & Learning. University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, 2005.

 

Ross-Gordon, J., Brooks, A., Clunis, T., Munoz, L, & Parsells, R. What has race got to do with it? Presented at the 53rd Annual National Adult and Continuing Education Conference, American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Louisville, KY, 2004.

 

Brooks, A. & Pelzer, S. Theory as therapeutic violence. Presented at the 29th Annual Feminist Psychology Conference, Association Of Women In Psychology, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

 

Brooks, A. “My misfortune is to see the grid of assumptions”. Presented at the 5th International Transformative Learning Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, NY, 2003.

 

Brooks, A. Witnessing life stories and the reconstruction of culture. Presented at the Texas A&M Qualitative Research Methods Conference, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2002.

 

Brooks, A. & Clark, C. Narrative dimensions of transformative learning. Presented at the Adult Education Research Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 2001.

 

Brooks, A. & Clark, C. Narrative dimensions of adult transformative learning. Paper presented at the Transformative Learning Conference, Ontario Institute for Studies In Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2001.

 

Billard, S., Brooks, A., & McAdam, N. Breaking frame through leveraging cultural differences: The experience of Texas in Australia. Presented at the 6th Annual Global Forum on Business Driven Action Learning and Executive Development, Melbourne, Australia, 2001.

 

Brooks, A. Rewriting the boundaries of social discourse. Presented at the SCUTREA International Conference, London, England, 1997.

 

Brooks, A. & Edwards, K. Narratives of identity development: A collaborative inquiry with implications for rewriting transformative learning theory. Presented at the Adult Education Research Conference, Stillwater, OK, 1997.

 

Brooks, A. Narratives of women's sexual identity. Presented at the narrative research conference at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1997.

 

Brooks, A. Models of school-community relationships. Presented at the annual conference of the American Education Research Conference, San Francisco, CA, 1996.

 

Brooks, A. Feminist pedagogy: The power of collaborative inquiry. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Commission of Professors of Adult Education, Kansas City, MO, 1996.

 

Brooks, A. (with the Voices Group). Women gaining voice: A collaborative inquiry of women doctoral students in a large research university. Presented at the annual conference of the American Education Research Conference, San Francisco, CA, 1996.

 

Brooks, A. (with the Voices Group). Weaving our quilt: Telling our stories. Presented at the annual conference of QUIG Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Conference, Athens, GA, 1996.

 

Brooks, A. School-community relations in border schools. Presented at the annual conference of the American Education Research Conference, San Francisco, CA, 1995.

 

Brooks, A. Ethics in case study research. Presented at the annual conference of the Academy of Human Resource Development, St. Louis, MO, 1995.

 

Brooks, A. The myth of self-directed work teams. Presented at the annual conference of the Academy of Human Resource Development, St. Louis, MO, 1995.

 

Brooks, A. Troubling teams. Presented at the Adult Education Research Conference, Alberta, Canada, 1995.

 

Brooks, A. The unbearable lightness of data collection and analysis. In N. Denzin (Chair), The Stone Symposium. Presented at the annual conference of the Society for Symbolic Interactionism, University of Illinois, Champaigne-Urbana, Ill, 1995. 

 

Brooks, A. (with the Group for Collaborative Inquiry). A model for transformative learning: Individual development and social action. Presented at the Adult Education Research Conference, Knoxville, TN, 1994. 

 

Brooks, A. Power and the construction of knowledge: Toward an understanding of collective team learning. Presented at the conference of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA, 1994. 

 

Brooks, A. (with Pierson, L.) Irrational organizations and implications for systemic culture change initiatives: A case study. Presented at the conference of the Academy of Human Resource Development, San Antonio, TX,1994.

 

Brooks, A., Kaltoft, G., & Tate, L. The meaning of silence and voice: A discussion of experiences of women in the workplace. Presentation at the conference of the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Dallas, TX, 1993.

 

Brooks, A. (With K. Watkins & J. Scheurich). Gender relations in organizations. Presented at the Texas Conference on Organizations, Lago Vista, TX. 1993.

 

Brooks, A. Collective group learning. Presented at the Adult Education Research Conference, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, 1993. 

 

Brooks, A. The learning process of dysfunctional work teams. Presented at the International HRD Conference on Quality, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1993. 

 

Brooks, A. Collective team learning in work organizations. Presented at the conference of the Professors Network of the American Society for Training and Development, Atlanta, GA, 1993.

 

Brooks, A. Negotiating the paradigm shift: Generating knowledge in four cross-functional teams. Presented at the annual meeting of the University Research Council in HRD, Austin, TX, 1993.

 

Brooks, A. (with C. Hansen). A review of cross-cultural research on the international practice of HRD. Presented at the Professors Network Conference of the American Society for Training and Development, New Orleans, LA, 1992.

 

Brooks, A. (with the Group for Collaborative Inquiry). The construction of knowledge in adult education. A presentation at the 1992 Research Conference on Adult and Continuing Education, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY, 1992.

 

Brooks, A. Transformative learning: Meeting the challenges of the information age. Presented at the Conference of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1992. 

 

Brooks, A. (with the Group for Collaborative Inquiry). Knowing through collaboration. Presented at the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education Professionals' Ways of Knowing and the Implications CPE Pre-conference, Montreal, CA, 1991. 

 

Brooks, A. (with the Group for Collaborative Inquiry). The democratization of knowledge: A collaborative model for inquiry. Presented at the Adult Education Research Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, 1991. 

 

Brooks, A. Symposium: Internships - A partnership of education and business for personal empowerment. Presented American Society for Training and Development, San Francisco, CA, 1991. 

 

Brooks, A. Critical reflection in a corporate context. Presented at the Texas Conference on Organizations, Lago Vista, TX, 1990. 

 

Brooks, A. A framework for research and theory: What's needed for the '90's. Presented at the Professor's Network Conference of the American Society for Training and Development, Orlando, FL, 1990. 

 

Brooks, A. Making trouble in corporate America: Critically reflective learning within a corporate setting. Presented at the Adult Education Research Conference, Athens, GA, 1990. 

 

Brooks, A. Individual learning and organizational change. Presented at the Annual Conference of the National Society for Performance and Instruction, Toronto, CA, 1990.

 

Brooks, A. Teacher values and contextual constraints. Presented at the Regional Meeting of the Japan Association of Language Teachers, Shizuoka, Japan, 1985. 

 

Brooks, A. Becoming a teacher: The inner and outer voice. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Japan Association of Language Teachers, Tokyo, Japan, 1983. 

 

Brooks, A. A counseling-learning approach to teaching business correspondence. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Japan Association of Language Teachers, Tokyo, Japan, 1983.

 

Brooks, A. (with B. Mennell). Teaching pronunciation as melody: A practical approach. Presented at the Annual Conference of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Toronto, Canada, 1983. 

 

 

Keynotes and Invited Papers

 

Brooks, A. Keynote Address: "Transforming the Culture of Learning", International E-Learning Conference 2010, Seoul, South Korea. September 2010

 

Brooks, A. Invited Address: "Power and the Production of Knowledge in Work Organizations: Leadership, Status, and Diversity", Ewha Women's University, Seoul, South Korea. September 2010.

 

Brooks, A. Invited Address: "Women Can't Do Science?", Dongkuk University, Seoul, South Korea, September 2010.

 

 

Brooks, A., Khan, S., Varela, L., Currie, R., Backor, K., Gonzales, K., Steinbach, L., Mora, S., Michel, D., & Dennison, A. Invited keynote film: Mexican perspectives on Mexico-U.S. immigration, American Educational Research Association: Adult Literacy and Learning SIG, San Diego, CA, 2009.

 

 Brooks, A., Khan, S., Varela, L., Currie, R., Backor, K., Gonzales, K., Steinbach, L., Mora, S., Michel, D., & Dennison, A. Invited keynote film: Mexican perspectives on Mexico-U.S. immigration, Adult Education Research Conference, Chicago, IL, 2009.

 

Brooks, A. Invited Keynote: The future of HRD, Korean Association of Human Resource Development Conference, Seoul, Korea, 2008.

 

Brooks, A. Invited paper: Increasing faculty capacity among academic staff in a Cambodian public university. Presented at the Royal University of Phnom Penh Socio-cultural Research Seminar Series 2008, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2008.

Brooks, A., Maltabia, T., Kormanik, M.B., & Wade, A.A. Keynote: What are the ways organizations are measuring diversity initiatives in the workplace. Presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 2007.

 

Brooks, A. The human workplace: A critical feminist perspective. Invited panel on Humanizing the Workplace. Presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2003.

 

Brooks, A. & Edwards, K. "Who is queer enough to be queer?" Invited panel entitled “On positionality and location in queer social research. In Other Words: Queer Voices/Dissident Subjectivities Impelling Social Change.” Presented at the QUIG Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Conference, Athens, GA, 2002.

 

Hatcher, T. & Brooks, A. Keynote: Social Responsibility of Human Resource Development Professionals: How Our Definitions and Worldviews Impact Our Leadership Role. Presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, Raleigh-Durham, NC, 2000.

 

 

Brooks, A. Invited paper: Action Learning and Its Place as Research in the Academy. Presented at the International Symposium on Action Learning, University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1997.

 

 

Brooks, A. Keynote. Facilitating action learning. Presented at the Action Learning Pre-conference to the Academy of Human Resource Development, Minneapolis, MN, 1996.

 

Brooks, A. Mentoring. Invited panel presented at the Professors' Network Conference of the American Society for Training and Development, San Francisco, CA, 1991. 

 

Brooks, A. Invited paper: Outstanding Student Research Award. Critical reflection in a corporate context. Presented at the National Society of Performance and Instruction, Montreal, CA, 1990.

 

Brooks, A. Invited paper: Validity and reliability in qualitative research. Symposium on Qualitative Research Methodology, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1989.

 

Manuscripts Under Review and Working Papers

 

 

 

Brooks, A. & Ly, M. Growing without aid: Sustainable academic capacity-building in higher education in developing countries.

 

Brooks, A., Ly, M. & Pen, S. Educational Retention of Cambodian Girls Through Post-secondary Education.

 

Grants

 

“Southeast Asian Studies Project” 2009-2011, (funded with group of TX State faculty under the U.S. Department of Education, $88,000). Curriculum development project granted to the History Department (Brooks: develop course in Women and Education in Southeast Asia).

 

“Retention of Underrepresented Faculty at Texas State University” (with J. Cooper), 2007-2008. Funded by Texas State University Equity and Access Committee, $20,000

 

"Developing Pre-service Teacher Multimedia Capacity in 'Cultural Dimensions of Learning Course,'" December - May 2003. Technology Development Grant, Funded by the College of Education, University of Texas-Austin, Course, $1,800

 

"Using Web-based Networking to Teach Action Research" January - May 2000. Funded by Academic Computing and Instructional Technology Services, University of Texas-Austin, $2,500

 

"Effective Border Schools" (with J. Scribner, P. Reyes, A. Scriber, & J. Scheurich), September 1994-August 1995. Funded by Texas Education Association, $406,000

 

"High Attrition of Women in Non-traditional Jobs," September 1994-December 1994. Funded by Durham Transportation, $4,600

 

"The Compression of Time in Intentional Organizational Change Efforts," October 1993-May 1994. Funded by Lockheed Corporation, $1,500

 

"Action Research in Organizational Change," (with O. Mink & K. Watkins), 1991-1993. Funded by Texas Instruments, $25,000

 

"Cross-cultural Training for Business," January 1977-May 1977, Funded by Language Institute of Japan, $2,000

 

 

Reports and Curriculum Manuals

Reports

 

Brooks, A. (2009-2010). Implementing Action Research in MA Program at Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL (initial and follow-up)

Brooks, A. & Ly, M. (2009) Academic Capacity at the Royal University of Phnom Penh

 

Brooks, A. & Smyth, J. (2005). Evaluation of the Doctoral Program in Education, Texas State University.

 

Brooks, A. (2000). Five Year Report to the Graduate Assembly on the Master of Arts in Human Resource Development Leadership Program. University of Texas at Austin.

 

Brooks, A. (1994). Quality Assurance At The Regional Lead Training Centers: Assessment of the Current Model and Suggestions for a New One, National University Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.

 

Brooks, A. & Wojcik, S. (1994). Durham Transportation - Recruitment and Retention Study, Durham Transportation, Austin, TX.

 

Brooks, A. & Pierson, L. (1993). Team-based TQM Change Effort: A Time-based Analysis, Lockheed, Austin, TX .

 

Brooks, A. (1989). Critique of APL, College of Education, University of Texas, Austin, TX.

 

Curriculum Manuals

 

Brooks, A. (2008). Faculty development online teaching resource, Royal University of Phnom Penh

 

Brooks, A. (1985). Intercultural communication, Sumitomo Metals, Ltd.

 

Brooks, A. (1977). A counseling-learning approach to written business communication in English, Sumitomo Metals, Ltd.

 

Brooks, A. (1977).  Cross-cultural training for business, Language Institute of Japan. 

 

 

Professional Activities & Memberships

 

Editorships

Editor, Adult Education Quarterly, (April 2011-2014)

Qualitative Editor, Human Resource Development Quarterly (1994-2001)

Associate Editor, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (1997-1999)

 

Editorial Review Boards

HRD Series/Perseus Press, (2000 -2004).          

Adult Education Quarterly, (1991-2002).

Journal of Women in Leadership (1996-1998).

 

Reviewer

Jossey-Bass (adult and higher education) (2010-present)

Wadsworth Publishing Company (career development) (2002 - 2005)

Adult Education Quarterly

Human Resource Development Quarterly

 

Selection Panelist, Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program, Laos and Latin America, 2010 

Selection Panelist, Fulbright Japanese Teachers Program Review Committee, 2004

 

Committee Membership

Chair, Commission of Professors of Adult Education, Research on Women and Gender SIG, 2010-present

American Society of Training and Development Research to Practice Committee, 2000-2002

Steering Committee Member for the World Federation on Action Research Conference, 2000

Chair, Adult Education Research Conference, Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Selection Committee, 1991.

Chair, American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Research and Practice Special Interest Group, 1995-1997

Chair, Academy of Human Resource Development, Women in HRD SIG, 1993-1995

Chair, Academy of Human Resource Development, First Annual Conference, 1994

American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Houle Award for Outstanding Book of the Year, 1993

Steering Committee (chair, 1993), Adult Education Research Conference, 1991-1993

Chair, Commission of Professors of Adult Education, Black Book, Adult Education: Evolution and Achievements in a Developing Field of Study, Editor Selection Committee, 1991

Chair, American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Membership Committee, 1990-1991

Chair, American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Commission of Professors International Special Interest Group, 1990-1991

Chair, American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Commission of Professors International Peace Network, 1989-1990

 

Member

American Psychological Association

American Educational Research Association

Academy of Human Resource Development

Academy of Management

 

 

Service to the University

 

University Level

Structured and facilitated 2008-2013 strategic planning process, Royal University of Phnom Penh, 2008

Member, University Committee on Insurance, Texas State University, 2007-present

Member, Equity and Access Committee, Texas State University, 2005-present

Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects, University of Texas-Austin, 2002-2004

Graduate Assembly, University of Texas at Austin, 1998-2001

Faculty Senate Committee on Rules, University of Texas at Austin, 1993-1994

 

College Level

Member, Tenure and Promotion Policy Committee, 2007-2008

Member, Course Approval Committee, Texas State University, 2007-2008

Member/secretary, Faculty Advisory Council, Texas State University, 2005-2008/2007-2008

Member, Research Advisory Committee, College of Education, Texas State University, 2007-2008

Mentor, New Faculty Mentoring Program, Texas State University, 2006-2008

Member, Graduate Studies Committee, Foreign Language Education graduate program, University of Texas-Austin, 2003-2004

Member, College-Wide Doctoral Research Committee, College of Education, University of Texas-Austin, 2002-2004

Member, Executive committee, Women’s and Gender Studies, College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas-Austin, 2002-2003

Member, Graduate Studies Committee, MA Program in Women and Gender Studies, University of Texas-Austin, 1995-2001

Member, Steering committee member for Women's Studies, University of Texas-Austin 1999-2002

Chair, Graduate Student Research Conference on Gender sponsored by Women’s Studies, University of Texas-Austin, 2000-2001

Member, Department Review Committee of the Adult and Human Resource Development Leadership Program, University of Texas-Austin, 1996

Member, Committee to Develop Policy Studies Center in Education, University of Texas-Austin, 1994-1995

Member, Research and Development Steering Committee, University of Texas-Austin, 1993-1995

Member, Committee to develop a Center for Research and Development for the College of Education, University of Texas-Austin, 1992-1993

Member, Committee on Graduate Student Awards, University of Texas-Austin, 1992-1993

Member, Committee on Multicultural Education, University of Texas-Austin, 1991-1992

 

Department Level

Chaired Search Committee, ESL literacy faculty, Texas State University, 2005

Search Committee HRD/quantitative methods faculty, Texas State University, 2005

Search Committee quantitative methods faculty, Texas State University, 2004

Co-investigator, doctoral program 4 year evaluation, Texas State University, 2004-2005

Chair, Student Awards Committee, University of Texas-Austin, 2001-2002

Departmental Human Subjects Review Committee, University of Texas-Austin, 2000-2004

Chair, Course Approval Committee, University of Texas-Austin, 2000-2001

Graduate Advisor, Masters In Human Resource Development Leadership Program, College of Education and McCombs Graduate School of Business, University of Texas-Austin, 1995-2000

Chair, Faculty Awards Committee, University of Texas-Austin, 1999-2000

Departmental Human Subjects Review Committee, University of Texas-Austin, 1998-1999

Executive Committee, Curriculum & Instruction, University of Texas-Austin, 1997-2002

Chair, Course Approval Committee, University of Texas-Austin, 1997-1998

Chair, Committee to Select Outstanding Dissertation of the Year, University of Texas-Austin, 1994

Committee to Review Student Admissions numbers in the department, University of Texas-Austin, 1993

Departmental Strategic Planning Committee, University of Texas-Austin, 1993

Departmental Review Committee on the Adult and Human Resource Development Leadership Program, University of Texas-Austin, 1993

Search Committee for Kellogg Chair in Community College Leadership, University of Texas-Austin, 1993

Committee to establish policy for peer teaching review, University of Texas-Austin, 1991.

Committee to recommend a research curriculum, University of Texas-Austin, 1991

Departmental Human Subjects Review Committee, University of Texas-Austin, 1990-1992

Committee to Develop a Policy on the Granting of Ex.'s and PhD's, University of Texas-Austin, 1990

Internship Coordinator, University of Texas-Austin, 1989-1990

 

Service to the Community

 

Introduction to NVivo Qualitative Analysis Software, Cambodia Development Research Institute, Phnom Penh, 2011

Structured and facilitated Strategic Planning (with K. Edwards), Atticus Circle, 2008

Presentation, "The Uses and Abuses of Competency Evaluation," Seoul National University, 2008

Presentation, "Doing Business With Japan", Eaton Corporation, 1999

Member Board of Directors, Aidan O'Neil Foundation for the Prevention of Childhood Cancer, 1993-2003

 

 

Teaching Activities

 

Courses Taught

 

International Development in Southeast Asia (Undergraduate and Masters)

Community Development (Doctoral)

Adult Learning and Development (Masters & Doctoral)

Advanced Qualitative Research: Narrative Research/Life History Research (Doctoral)

Career Development in Organizations (Masters & Doctoral)

Group and Interpersonal Skills (Masters & Doctoral)

Immigration from a Mexican Perspective (Doctoral)

Introduction to Transformative Learning (Doctoral)

Organizational Development and Change (Masters & Doctoral)

Program Design and Evaluation (Masters & Doctoral)

Qualitative Research Design and Analysis (Doctoral)

Research in Organizations (Executive MA course)

Systems of Learning In Organizations (Masters & Doctoral)

Action Learning (Executive MA course)

Cultural Dimensions of Learning (Undergraduate)

 

Doctoral Dissertation Supervision

 

An analysis of faculty meeting content and processes: A multi-case study of three South Texas schools. By Michel, Daryl Allan, Ph.D., Texas State UniversitySan Marcos, 2011.

Sarah & Emma: Case studies on social presence in second life by Khan, Salwa, Ph.D., Texas State University – San Marcos, 2011.

Acquiring a sociosexual identity: Experiences of sexually marginalized collegiate men

     by Wilkerson, J. Michael, Ph.D., Texas State University - San Marcos, 2007.

Risking Apollo's kiss: Stories of academically talented women teachers naming themselves by Jordan, Lynda Rue Duerksen, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2005.

Between worlds: The narration of multicultural/transnational identities of women working in a post-national space by Pierce, Alice Elizabeth, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2003.

Identifying the drivers of employee dissatisfaction leading to turnover of information technology professionals: A case study by Kreisman, Barbara Jane, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2002.

The investigation of learning within a nursing preceptorship clinical experience: A naturalistic inquiry by Allrich, Raymond Philip, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2001.

The post-bankruptcy rebuilding process: How the Chapter 7 debtor learns to begin life anew by Wojcik, Sheila Jo, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2001.

Eldercare: The nature of transformative learning and the daughters who care by Morey, Oma Louise, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2000.

AIDS/HIV infection prevention interventions: The experiences and perceptions of gay Black men by Wallace, Charles Edward, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1998.

[1]The retention of Mexican professional employees in a modern high technology maquiladora on the northern Mexican border after the 1994 peso devaluation by Kavanaugh, Paul Cameron, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1997.

Troubling transformations: A collaborative inquiry into women's learning experiences in the construction and reconstruction of identities by Edwards, Kathleen Ann, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1997.

School to work: An employer's views by Green, Sharon Ann Knotts, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1996.

The college experiences of women in the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Program by Coccia, Elizabeth Ann, Ed.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1996.

The life structure development of African-American women career officers by Tate, Louella Hull, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1996.

[2]Outsiders-within: The professional development history of Black tenured female faculty in the White research academy by Alfred, Mary Vianna, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1995.

Adoption factors and decisions affecting small businesses' investment in and implementation of work force literacy programs: A systems perspective by Andreen, Wendy Bolen, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1994.

Education for change: The people-centered theory of James Yen by Lam, Pui Kiu, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1993.

Perceived contributors to the development of technical managers by Supina, Joyce Lynne, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1993.

Key incidents in leadership development of contemporary women by Shull, Brenda Dean, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1991.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



[1] Paul Kavanaugh was awarded a Fulbright Dissertation Fellowship to do his research on maquiladoras.

[2] Mary Alfred was awarded Outstanding Dissertation of the Year by the Adult Education Research Conference.