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The power of research rests in its application to our work.

 

In an effort to promote the continual enhancement of leadership practice, the MSL team makes information available  in four primary capacities. The first is its Campus Spotlight Series, which seeks to highlight the unique ways in which our partner institutions are applying findings from their participation in MSL. Findings are also shared through national reports produced by our core research team, research articles produced by or in collaboration with our research team, and theses and dissertations which utilize MSL data.

 
 

National Reports


National Reports

National Reports


National Reports

Dugan, J. P., Torrez, M. A., & Turman, N. T. (2014). Leadership in intramural sports and club sports: Examining influences to enhance educational impact. Corvallis, OR: NIRSA. (pdf)

 

Dugan, J. P., & Correia, B. (2014). MSL insight report supplement: Leadership program delivery. College Park, MD: National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs. (full version: pdf; printer version: pdf )

  • NOTE: The Insight Report Supplement is a document prepared especially for schools that participated in the 2012 cycle of the MSL. The document supplements the general findings presented in the full Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership Insight Report: Leadership Program Delivery (See below). This is an interactive document. In order to experience all of its features, please download to your computer and open it with Adobe Reader (do not view in your browser).
 

Dugan, J. P., Kodama, C., Correia, B., & Associates. (2013). Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership insight report: Leadership program delivery. College Park, MD: National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs. (full version: pdf; printer version: pdf)

 

Dugan, J. P., & Komives, S. R. (2007). Developing leadership capacity in college students: Findings from a national study. College Park, MD: National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs. (pdf)

 

Owen, J. E. (2012). Findings from the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership institutional survey: A national report. College Park, MD: National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs. (pdf)

Research Articles


Research Articles

Research Articles


Research Articles

Peer Reviewed Publications

Early, S. L. (2017). Race and gender mentor-protege pairings of resident assistants: An exploration on leadership capacity.  Journal of Leadership Educators, 16(1), 1-17. (Article Access)

Early, S. L. (2016). An examination of mentoring relationships and leadership capacity in resident assistants.  The Journal of College and University Student Housing, 42(3), 52-65. (Article Access)

Campbell, C. M., Smith, M., Dugan, J. P., & Komives, S. R. (2012). Mentors and college student leadership outcomes: The importance of position and process. Review of Higher Education, 35(4), 595-625. (Article Access)

Dugan, J. P. (2008). Exploring relationships between fraternity and sorority membership and socially responsible leadership. Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity Advisors, 3(2), 16-25. (Article Access; Executive Summary coming soon)

Dugan, J. P., Bohle, C. W., Gebhardt, M., Hofert, M., Wilk, E., & Cooney, M. A. (2011). Influences of leadership program participation on students’ capacities for socially responsible leadership. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 48(1), 65–84. (Article Access; Executive Summary coming soon)

Dugan, J. P., Bohle, C. W., Woelker, L. R., & Cooney, M. A. (2014). The role of social perspective-taking in developing students’ leadership capacities. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice51(1), 1–15. (Article AccessExecutive Summary coming soon)

Dugan, J. P., Fath, K. Q., Howes, S. D., Lavelle, K. R., & Polanin, J. R. (2013). Developing the leadership capacity and leader efficacy of college women in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. Journal of Leadership Studies, 7(3), 6-23. (Article Access)

Dugan, J. P., Garland, J. L., Jacoby, B., & Gasiorski, A. (2008). Understanding commuter student self-efficacy for leadership: A within-group analysis. NASPA Journal, 45(2), 282-310. (Article AccessExecutive Summary)

Dugan, J. P., Kodama, C. M., & Gebhardt, M. C. (2012). Race and leadership development among college students: The additive value of collective racial esteem. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 5(3), 174-189. doi: 10.1037/a0029133 (Article AccessExecutive Summary coming soon)

Dugan, J. P., & Komives, S. R. (2010). Influences on college students’ capacity for socially responsible leadership. Journal of College Student Development, 51(5), 525-549. (Article Access; Executive Summary)

Dugan, J. P., Komives, S. R., & Segar, T. C. (2009). College student capacity for socially responsible leadership: Understanding norms and influences of race, gender, and sexual orientation. NASPA Journal, 45(4), 475-500. (Article Access; Executive Summary coming soon)

Dugan, J. P., Kusel, M. L., & Simounet, D. M. (2012). Transgender college students: An exploratory study of perceptions, engagement, and educational outcomes. Journal of College Student Development, 53(5), 719-736. (Article AccessExecutive Summary coming soon)

Dugan, J. P., Rosseti Morosini, A. M., & Beazley, M. R. (2011). Cultural transferability of socially responsible leadership: Findings from the United States and Mexico. Journal of College Student Development, 52(4), 456-474. (Article Access; Executive Summary coming soon)

Dugan, J. P., & Yurman, L. (2011). Commonalities and differences among lesbian, gay, and bisexual college students: Considerations for research and practice. Journal of College Student Development52(2), 201-216. (Article Access; Executive Summary coming soon)

Haber, P. (2012). Perceptions of leadership: College students’ understandings of the concept of leadership and differences by gender, race, and age.  Journal of Leadership Education, 11(2), 26-51. (Article Access)

Haber, P., & Komives, S. R. (2009). Predicting the individual values of the social change model of leadership development: The role of college students’ leadership and involvement experiences. Journal of Leadership Educators, 7(3), 133-166. (Article Access; Executive Summary coming soon)

Kodama, C. M., & Dugan, J. P. (2013). Leveraging leadership efficacy for college students: Disaggregating data to examine unique predictors by race. Equity & Excellence in Education, 46(2), 184-201. (Article Access; Executive Summary coming soon)

Shalka, T. R., & Jones, S. R. (2010). Differences in self-awareness related measures among culturally based fraternity, social fraternity, and non-affiliated college men. Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, 5(1), 1-11. (Article Access; Executive Summary coming soon)

Concepts & Connections Series

Between 2006–2008, Concepts and Connections (a publication of the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs) published a series of four issues focusing on MSL findings and related features. Several articles from this series are available for download below:

Volume 15 (1)MSL and Assessment (.pdf)

Crawford, S. (2006). Hardening the science of web–based surveys in assessment research. Concepts and Connections, 15(1), 14–15.

Dugan, J. P. & Komives, S. R. (2006). Select descriptive findings from the multi–institutional study of leadership. Concepts and Connections, 15(1), 16–18.

Hundley, E. (2006). The MSL at the institutional level: UMBC’s team approach. Concepts and Connections, 15(1), 13–14.

Komives, S. R., Dugan, J. P., & Segar, T. C. (2006). The multi–institutional study of leadership: Understanding the project. Concepts and Connections, 15(1), 5–7.

Lucia, M., & Thomson, G. (2006). UC Berkeley’s experience with the multi–institutional study of leadership. Concepts and Connections, 15(1), 11–12.

Wagner, W. (2006). The social change model of leadership: A brief overview. Concepts and Connections, 15(1), 8–10.

Volume 15 (2) MSL and Identity Findings (.pdf)

Calizo, L. H., Cilente, K., & Komives, S. R. (2007). A look at gender and the multi–institutional study of leadership. Concepts and Connections, 15(2), 7–9.

Dugan, J. P., Jacoby, B., Gasiorski, A., Jones, J.R., & Kim, J. C. (2007). Examining race and leadership: Emerging themes. Concepts and Connections, 15(2), 13–15.

Martinez, K. Y., Ostick, D. T., Komives, S. R., & Dugan, J. P. (2007). Lesbian, gay, and bisexual leadership and self–efficacy: Findings from the multi–institutional study of leadership. Concepts and Connections, 15(2), 10–12.

Volume 15 (3)MSL and Teaching Leadership (.pdf)

Dugan, J. P., & Haber, P. (2007). Examining the influences of formal leadership programs on student educational gains. Concepts and Connections, 15(3), 7–10.

Owen, J. E., & Komives, S. R. (2007.) Does credit matter? Examining the effects of curricular leadership programs. Concepts and Connections, 15(3), 4–6.

Rosch, D. (2007). Analyzing single–institution results on the multi–institutional study of leadership (MSL). Concepts and Connections, 15(3), 15–16.

Volume 15 (4) MSL and Co–Curricular Leadership Experiences (.pdf)

Dugan, J. P. (2008). Involvement in student clubs and organizations matters. Concepts and Connections, 15(4), 11–13.

Ellsworth, C., & Admundson, A. (2008). Fraternity and sorority residents and the multi–institutional study of leadership. Concepts and Connections, 15(4), 6, 16.

Elston, D. E. (2008). Georgia State University’s experience with the multi–institutional study of leadership. Concepts and Connections, 15(4), 13–14.

Fox, K. F., Smist, J. A., & Komives, S. R. (2008). Service matters: Reviewing gender implications. Concepts and Connections, 15(4), 5–6.

Jabaji, R., Slife, N., Komives, S. R., & Dugan, J. P. (2008). Mentoring relationships matter in developing student leadership. Concepts and Connections, 15(4), 7–8.

Roberts, D. C., & Beckett, A. (2008). Understanding the role of mentors in leadership learning. Concepts and Connections, 15(4), 14–15.

Segar, T. C., Hershey, K., & Dugan, J. P. (2008). Socio–cultural discussions: The power of engaging across difference. Concepts and Connections, 15(4), 9–10.

 

Other Select Publications Using the SRLS–R2 Instrument

Dugan, J. P. (2006a). Explorations using the social change model: Leadership development among college men and women. Journal of College Student Development, 47, 217-225.

Dugan, J. P. (2006b). Involvement and leadership: A descriptive analysis of socially responsible leadership. Journal of College Student Development, 47, 335-343.

Gehrke, S. J. (2008). Leadership through meaning–making: An empirical exploration of spirituality ad leadership in college students. Journal of College Student Development, 49(4), 351–359.

Komives, S. R., Dugan, J. P., Owen, J. E., Wagner, W., & Slack, C. (Eds.). (2011). Handbook for student leadership development. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Ricketts, K. G., Bruce, J. A., & Ewing, J. C. (2008). How today’s undergraduate students see themselves social responsible leaders. Journal of Leadership Education, 7(1), 24–42.

 

Other Articles

Dugan, J. P., & Owen, J. E. (2007). Practicing what we preach: An institutional approach to student leadership development. The Leadership Exchange, 5(2), 20-23.

Komives, S. R. (2007). The social change model: A decade of practice and progress. NASPA Leadership Exchange, 5(2), 20-23.

Martinez, M. T., Gehrke, S. J., Komives, S. R., & Dugan, J. P. (2007). Student programmers and leadership development: Select findings from the multi-institutional study of leadership. NACA Campus Activities Programming, 40(1). 46-49.

Wang, R., Hempton, B., Dugan, J. P., & Komives, S. R. (2008). Cultural differences: Why do Asians avoid extreme responses? Survey Practice. Retrieved on November 5, 2008, from http://surveypractic.org/2008/10/30/cultural-differences/

Theses and Dissertations


Theses & Dissertations

Theses and Dissertations


Theses & Dissertations

Anderson, M. (2012). The leader development of college students who participate in different levels of sport (Doctoral dissertation).

Anthony, M. D. (2010). The influence of collective racial esteem on the involvement of African American undergraduate males attending public four-year institutions of higher education (Doctoral dissertation).

Bonnet, J. (2008). The contributions of mandatory service for civic engagement: A study of community services participation and citizenship among undergraduates (Master’s thesis).

Brown, A. (2010). Quantitative study of leadership self-efficacy and peer mentorship at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (Master’s thesis). Retrieved from http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/46610

Chowdhry, C. (2010). Undergraduate college students’ civic responsibility and social change behaviors in the context of student organizations (Master’s thesis).

Dowiak. S. M. (2016). Fraternity at the crossroads (Doctoral Dissertation). 

Dugan, J. P. (2008). Group involvement experiences in college: Identifying a thematic taxonomy (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/8045

Durham Hynes, S. L. (2008). Perceptions of the capacity for change as a component of leadership development as reported by select populations of college students: Implications for college student leadership development (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Dissertation and Theses Database. (UMI No. 3370691)

Early, S. L. (2014). An Examination of Mentoring Relationships and Leadership Capacity in Resident Assistants (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Retrieved from https://etd.ohiolink.edu/ap/10?0::NO:10:P10_ACCESSION_NUM:bgsu1387541026 (Accession Order No. bgsu1387541026)

Enlow, G. K. (2014). Student leadership development: The influence of mentor relationship (Doctoral dissertation).

Fincher, J. (2008). Leadership self efficacy for college students with a learning disability (Master’s thesis). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/8210

Garland, J. L. (2010). Removing the college involvement “research asterisk”: Identifying and rethinking predictors of American Indian college student involvement (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/10781

Gasiorski, A. L. (2009). Who serves in college?: Exploring the relationship between background college environments, and college community service participation (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/9191

Gerhardt, C. B. (2008). The social change model of leadership development: Differences in leadership development by levels of student involvement with various university student groups (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3340075)

Gleason, M. C. (2012). Mentoring influence on socially responsible leadership capacity based on institutional Carnegie Classification (Doctoral dissertation).

Haber, P. (2011). Perceptions of leadership: An analysis of college students’ understandings of the concept of leadership (Doctoral dissertation).

Hershey, K. (2007). Engaging with diversity: Examining the relationships between undergraduate students’ frequency of diversity discussions and their appreciation of diversity and self-awareness (Master’s thesis).

Hogendorp, M. B. (2012). The relationship of student involvement in political organizations to self-reported capacities for socially responsible leadership (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/31102

Hurley, P. T. (2016). I am because we are: Exploring the relationships between mentorship, involvement in LGBTQ student organizations, resiliency, and leadership efficacy of queer Students of Color (Doctoral dissertation).

Johnson, M. R. (2012). Exploring the effects of social perspective-taking and socio-cultural issues discussions on college students’ civic identity (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://drum.lib.umd.edu/handle/1903/12681

Lee, A. (2010). Examining socially responsible leadership development outcomes from the traditional study abroad experiences of college seniors (Master’s thesis).

Lee, D. (2011). Examining the relationship between collective racial esteem and leadership efficacy among Asian American college students (Master’s thesis). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/11887

Leets, G. S. (2011). Educating for change: How leadership education and training affect student activism in lesbian, gay, and bisexual undergraduates (Master’s thesis). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/12108

Mackie, M. M. (2013). Predictors of sense of belonging for students with psychological conditions (Doctoral dissertation).

Meier, H. (2010). Perceptions of leadership of Alfred University students: An analysis of qualitative data from the multi-institutional study of leadership. Unpublished Senior Thesis, Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

Neumeister, J. (2007). This new whole: An exploratory factor analysis of self-authorship in college students (Master’s thesis).

Nguyen, D. H. K. (2015). International student self-efficacy of leadership: A within-group analysis (Doctoral dissertation). 

Owen, J. (2008). The multi-institutional study of leadership institutional study (Doctoral dissertation).

Page, J. D. (2010). Activism and leadership development: Examining the relationship between college student activism involvement and socially responsible leadership capacity (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/10863

Prewitt, K. M. (2015). The role of cultural climate, racial identity, and mentoring relationships on African American college success (Doctoral dissertation). 

Rosch, D. (2007). Relation of campus involvement to self-reported capacities for socially responsible leadership (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3325603)

Segar, T. (2011). Exploring the relationship between socio-cultural issues discussions and social change behaviors (Doctoral dissertation).

Shalka, T. (2008). An exploration into dimensions of male self-awareness and the influence of Greek-letter affiliation (Master’s thesis).

Silfe, N. (2007). Exploring leadership among deaf college students: A comparative study of a population serving institution and predominantly hearing institutions (Master’s thesis).

Skendall, K. C. (2012). Socially responsible leadership: The role of alternative spring break participation (Doctoral dissertation).

Smith, M. (2009). Peer mentoring and leadership: A comparative study of college students who engaged in peer mentoring behaviors and its influence on leadership self-efficacy (Master’s thesis).

Thomas, I. (2009). What demographic, pre-college, and environment factors influence the postsecondary academic performance of first-generation college students (Master’s thesis).

Wilson, W. (2009). Leadership development on leadership self efficacy for students who participate in military education programs (Doctoral dissertation).

Wiser, G. G. (2013). An examination of civic engagement behaviors among members of social and cultural fraternities and sororities (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/diss/42