QUIC Executive Committee

Jon Briscoe, Management

Jon Briscoe

Jon Briscoe (PhD, Boston University) is a Professor in the Department of Management at Northern Illinois University. At NIU he has developed courses in Leadership and Leading Change in addition to teaching courses in Organizational Behavior. He has received teaching awards in the undergraduate and graduate programs of the College of Business including the “Golden Apple” Award in the EMBA and PMBA programs. His key research concerns career management and cultural differences in careers across countries. In addition he studies leadership, leadership development, and values in organizations. He publishes regularly in scholarly journals such as Journal of Vocational BehaviorJournal of Organizational Dynamics and Journal of Personnel Psychology. For more information, please visit his faculty webpage.

Aarie Glas, Political Science

IMG_3279Aarie Glas (PhD, University of Toronto) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Faculty Associate in the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) at Northern Illinois University. In addition to QUIC, he works actively with the American Political Science Association’s Interpretive Methodologies and Methods (IMM) Group. His research and teaching interests include international and regional security and governance, Southeast Asia and ASEAN, social international relations theory, and interpretive research methodologies and methods. His work has been published in the European Journal of International RelationsInternational Affairs, PS: Political Science and Politics, Qualitative & Multi-Method Research, and the Journal of Global Security Studies, among other outlets. For more information, please visit his webpage.

Laura Ruth Johnson, Educational Technology, Research and Assessment

Johnson PhotoLaura Ruth Johnson (PhD, University of California at Berkeley) is an Associate Professor in the Department Educational Technology, Research and Assessment at Northern Illinois Univeristy. Her research interests include mentorship and advocacy for and by Pregnant and Parenting Youth, with a focus on Latinx mothers; mentorship and school-based support programs for young mothers; youth civic engagement within minoritized communities; literacy learning within urban community contexts and out-of-school settings; community-based qualitative research; and youth participatory action research. Her work has been published recently in Critical Questions in Education, Adult Education Quarterly, International Journal of Educational Reform, Theory Into Practice, and Anthropology & Education Quarterly, among many other outlets. Her book, Community-based qualitative research: Approaches for education and the social sciences is published by SAGE Publications (2017). For more information, please visit her faculty webpage.

Jodi P. Lampi, Curriculum and Instruction

jodi-lampi-db-14-webJodi P. Lampi (PhD, Texas State University) is an Assistant Professor of Postsecondary Literacy in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Northern Illinois University, where she also serves as the Director of the Academic Literacy and Learning Program.  In addition, she serves as coordinator for the Certificate of Graduate Studies in Developmental Literacy and Language Instruction. Her work has been published recently in the Journal of College Reading and Learning, Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, Journal of College Reading and Learning, and the Journal of College Literacy and Learning, among many other outlets. For more information, please visit her webpage.

Richard Siegesmund, Art and Design Education

profile photoRichard Siegesmund (PhD, Stanford University) is a Professor in the Department of Art and Design Education at Northern Illinois University. His current research interests include the history and philosophy of arts education, arts-based research, and arts and literacy. His work has been published recently in The Handbook of Teaching and Learning, Knowledge Cultures, International Journal of Education & the Arts, International Journal of Art & Design Education, and Visual Arts Research, among many other outlets. His edited volume, Arts-Based Research in Education: Foundations for Practice (Routledge, 2018), is now in its second edition. For more information, please visit his faculty webpage.

Kryssi Staikidis, Art and Design Education

Profile photoKyrssi Staikidis (EdD, Teachers College Columbia University) is a Professor in the Department of Art and Design Education at Northern Illinois University. Her research interests include Indigenous Studies, Critical Pedagogy, and Studio Practice as a Site for Research. Her work has been published recently in the International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education, Visual Inquiry: Learning and Teaching Art, Visual Culture and GenderVisual Arts Research, and The Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, among many other outlets. Her edited volume, Transforming our practices: Indigenous art, pedagogies, and philosophies, is published by the National Art Education Association (2017).  For more information, please visit her webpage.