Cherrel Miller-Dyce co-authors article in Perspectives
Cherrel Miller-Dyce, African-American Post-Doctoral Minority Fellow & assistant professor in the School of Education, co-authored an article in the journal Perspectives, a magazine for graduate admissions professionals.
"A community of scholars: The role of a peer-based dissertation group in countering attrition and prolonged ABD status in doctoral students" discusses how peer-based mentoring groups can increase persistence and overall graduation rates of doctoral students. With more than 30 percent of doctoral students who enter their degree programs not completing it, the study underscores the importance of mentoring and collaboration in the planning of doctoral programs.
Miller-Dyce and her colleague, Cheryll Albold of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, were the recipients of a research grant from the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals, which funded the study.