Former Academic Vice President, Dean, Leavitt School of Health | Western Governors University
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Janelle Sokolowich served as the Academic Vice President and Dean of the Leavitt School of Health until November 2023.
Capella University: Ph.D., Education
University of Phoenix: M.S., Nursing
University of Phoenix: B.S., Nursing
Janelle Sokolowich was the Academic Vice President and Dean of the Leavitt School of Health. She has been an academic leader for over a decade, having held various roles, including dean of academic operations, interim dean, and faculty. Her research includes the successful orientation of nursing faculty and intentional, focused academic support of culturally and linguistically diverse students. Dr. Sokolowich has presented nationally and internationally, highlighting the use of technology in the classroom, non-academic support strategies for high-risk students, and cultural inclusivity in the classroom.
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Psychological Association (APA)
American Statistical Association (ASA)
Association of Test Publishers (ATP)
IT Certification Council (ITCC)
Taking the Temperature of Distance Learners: Does University Climate Influence Perceptions of Belonging in a Distance Education Environment?
Nursing Education Perspectives, May 2022
This study aimed to gain an understanding of how students’ perceptions of belonging are impacted by their observations of the cultural/racial climate and diversity and inclusion in a distance education environment.