Women & Higher Education Leadership: The Effects of Mentorship on Family and the Transmission of Familial Funds of Knowledge
Apr 18 @ 10:00 AM
LSC 1148 Dean’s Conference Room
The purpose of this thesis is to examine how mentorship affects the family of women in higher education leadership positions (both positively and negatively) and how the transmission of mentorship values and teachings transform into familial Funds of Knowledge, if applicable. The findings and data will be examined using Ecological Systems Theory, Family Systems Theory, and Funds of Knowledge. The guiding research questions are: How do lessons from mentorship about education transform into familial Funds of Knowledge; and What are the positive and negative effects of mentorship for women in higher education leadership positions and how does it affect their family?