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Research interests

  • High-impact educational programs and practices that promote college students’ engagement, development, sense of belonging, and persistence
  • College students’ leadership development, civic and community engagement, and engagement in social change and social justice
  • Experiences of underrepresented and marginalized students in higher education, including low-income, first-generation, working-class, and immigrant college students
  • Benefits of strengths-based approaches and initiatives for college students’ engagement, academic success, self-efficacy, and retention
  • Academic libraries and effects on students' success 

Keywords

  • social class
  • higher education
  • college students
  • first-generation students
  • working-class students
  • community engagement
  • academic libraries
  • community service
  • leadership
  • leadership development
  • high-impact practices
  • study abroad
  • internationalization
  • internationalization at home
  • first-year college students
  • academic programs
  • academic advising
  • social change
  • engagement
  • sense of belonging
  • undergrad education
  • underrepresented students
  • parental divorce
  • strengths
  • strengthsfinder
  • civic engagement
  • democratic engagement
  • service-learning
  • assessment
  • surveys
  • research universities
  • professional writing
  • technical writing
  • intercultural skills
  • retention
  • persistence
  • student development
  • student development theory
  • college development
  • college success

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Research Output 2011 2019

Cocurricular Engagement as Catalysts Toward Students’ Leadership Development and Multicultural Competence

Soria, K. M., Werner, L., Chandiramani, N., Day, M. & Asmundson, A., Mar 15 2019, In : Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. 56, 2, p. 207-220 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leadership
student
participation
university

Leadership Experiences and Perspective Taking Among College Students

Soria, K. M., Werner, L. & Nath, C., Mar 15 2019, In : Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. 56, 2, p. 138-152 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leadership
experience
student
regression
participation

Campus climate at research universities: 2012–2017

Soria, K. M., Jan 1 2018, Evaluating Campus Climate at US Research Universities: Opportunities for Diversity and Inclusion. Palgrave-MacMillan, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

climate
university
inclusion
climate
university
student
discrimination

International students’ experiences with campus climate at large, public research universities

Soria, K. M. & Brazelton, G. B., Jan 1 2018, Evaluating Campus Climate at US Research Universities: Opportunities for Diversity and Inclusion. Palgrave-MacMillan, p. 251-275 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

climate
university
experience
student

Activities 2012 2016

  • 4 Submitted presentation or panel
  • 1 Poster

Graduate in Four Years? Yes, the Library can help with that.

Jan Fransen (Speaker), Kate Peterson (Contributor), Kristen L Mastel (Contributor), Shane A Nackerud (Contributor), Krista M Soria (Contributor)
Nov 2 2016

Activity: Talk typesSubmitted presentation or panel

Getting to 100%: Reaching Every First Year Student

Jan Fransen (Speaker), Kristen L Mastel (Contributor), Shane A Nackerud (Contributor), Kate Peterson (Contributor), Krista M Soria (Contributor)
Nov 1 2016

Activity: Talk typesPoster

Factors Associated with First-Year Students' Use of Libraries

Jan Fransen (Speaker), Krista M Soria (Speaker)
Nov 7 2014

Activity: Talk typesSubmitted presentation or panel

Library Data and Student Success

Shane A Nackerud (Speaker), Jan Fransen (Speaker), Kate Peterson (Speaker), Kristen L Mastel (Speaker), Krista M Soria (Speaker)
Apr 27 2012

Activity: Talk typesSubmitted presentation or panel

Library Data and Student Success

Shane A Nackerud (Speaker), Jan Fransen (Speaker), Kate Peterson (Speaker), Kristen L Mastel (Speaker), Krista M Soria (Speaker), David Peterson (Contributor)
Mar 14 2012

Activity: Talk typesSubmitted presentation or panel