Leading Mindful



Research, Publications, and Presentations

Research Interests

Leadership, Women’s Leadership, Diversity in Leadership, Spiritual Leadership, Mindful Leadership, Spiritual Leadership, Organizational Development, Online and Virtual Education, Christian Education, Accelerated Adult Higher Education, Executive Training, Workplace Training, Leadership Curriculum Development.



  • 2020 Advancing Women in Leadership Conference, “Women and Men at Work: Can we be friends? Mentors? Advocates?” (March 20, 2020) EVENT CANCELLED due to health safety.

  • 2019 Online Teaching Conference, "Effective Video Feedback Strategies for Online Faculty," California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, Digital Infrastructure and Innovation Division, Anaheim, CA, United States. Session. (June 18, 2019 - June 19, 2019).

  • 2019 WASCUC Academic Resources Conference, "Tools and Techniques: Developing and Sustaining Online Instructor Presence Through Video Feedback," Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission, Garden Grove, CA, United States. Conference. (April 10, 2019 - April 12, 2019).
  • 2018 International Leadership Association Conference, “Implementation of a Competency-based Model as the Theoretical Framework for the Redesign of a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership," West Palm Beach, FL, United States. (October 24, 2018 - October 27, 2018).

  • 2018 Association of Leadership Educators Annual Conference, "Implementation of a Competency-based Model as the Theoretical Framework for the Redesign of an Online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership," Association of Leadership Educators, Chicago, IL, United States. Conference. (July 8, 2018 - July 11, 2018).

  • 2018 Online Teaching Conference, "Metacognitive Journaling in the Online Classroom," California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, Anaheim, CA, United States. Session. (June 18, 2018 - June 20, 2018).



  • "Leading Mindfulship: Guide to Fulfilling Effective Servant Leadership" (In progress)

  • Purper, C., Bowden, A. G., Guignard, S. J., Farris, S. L., Hovey, M. R., Crist, M. F. "Faith Integration in the Higher Education Online Classroom: Perspectives and Practice". International Christian Community of Teacher Educators Journal. https://iccte.org/journal/ (Journal Article).


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