Dr. Andrew Alexson


Dr. Andrew T. Alexson

Director of Ph.D Research
Assistant Professor of Education

Email: alexson@tntemple.edu

 

Education


  • Ed.D. Liberty University (Educational Leadership)
    "Leadership & Success: The Behaviors and Practices of a Principal in an Effective Urban High School"
  • Ed.S. Liberty University (Educational Leadership)
  • M.Div. Columbia International University (Pastoral Leadership)
  • M.S. University of Maine (Forest Management)
  • B.S. University of Idaho (Forest Management)
  • A.A.S. Paul Smith’s College (Forestry)
 

Academic Experiences


  • Assistant Professor of Education 2006 - present
  • Registrar & Instructor Liberty University (VA) 2004-2005
  • Headmaster Rutland Area Christian School (VT) 2004
  • President & CEO New England Bible College (ME) 2003
  • Registrar & Associate Professor Davis College (NY) 1999-2003
 

Teaching Specializations


  • Have taught Bible, Education, Christian Education, Leadership, Pastoral Ministry and Science courses since 1999
 

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • 1993- present Formal Conflict Resolution & Ministry Northeast (Pastor & Transitional Pastor)
  • 1981-1990 Professional Forester ME, NH, NY
  • 1983-1985 Research & Teaching Assistant University of Maine
 

Denominational Service


  • Teaching Elder – Grace Reformed Baptist (SBC) Church
 

Dissertation Committees


  • Leadership and Commitment: The Relationship Between Leaders’ Personality Traits and Organizational Commitment.
  • A Study of Shared Leadership Among Department Chairs in a State College.
  • Chesed and David’s Unique Leadership Qualities.
  • Leadership Practices of Southern Baptist Churches and Their Churches’ Missional Activities.
  • Pastoral Well-Being.
  • Relationships Between Availability of Federal Student Loans and Enrollment: A Comparative Case Study of Three Tennessee Universities.
  • The Relationship Between Pastoral Leadership and Staff Job Satisfaction.
  • Leadership Practices and Interim Pastoral Ministry.
  • The Relationship Between Pastoral Leadership and Staff Organizational Commitment.
  • The Relationship of Servant Leadership and Volunteerism Within a Local Church.
  • Perceived Factors Influencing the Retention Rate of Native American College Students: A Case Study.
  • A Study of the Impact of Pre-Service and In-Service Training Regarding the Integration of 21st Century Technologies into Selected Teachers Pedagogies in a Rural Public School System in Southeastern North Carolina.
  • Spelling Achievement of Third Culture Children Compared to United States Norms.
  • The Effects of Georgia’s Choice Curricular Reform Model on Third Grade Science Scores on the Georgia Criterion Referenced Competency Test.
  • The Role of Standardized Test Strands in Sixth Grade as a Predictor of Success on ACT’s Eighth Grade Explore Exam.
  • Three Intra-Department NCATE Reviews: a Case Study.
  • Exploring Causes of Student Transfer/Dropout Rates as Experienced at Private All-Male Military Boarding Schools.
  • Comparing Academic Achievement of African-American Males Who Do and Do Not Participate in High School Athletics.
  • The Relationship Between Career Technology Education and High School Graduation.
  • Quantity of Parental Involvement: The Influence of the Level of Educational Attainment of Elementary Private School Parents.
  • Standing in the Gap: Characteristics of Successful Latina High School Graduates.