• Parent and Family Engagement in Higher Education

  • Book Synopsis

    The prevailing discourse about the parents of today's college students is they are overprotective, overly involved, and intrusive. This volume provides a comprehensive review of the role that parents and families play in college students' lives through their involvenent and engagement starting with K-12, moving through the transition to college, and then focusing on the college experience itself. The authors broaden the conversarion about the parents of today's college students to reflect the actual and diverse array of parents and families that play vital roles in students' college experiences. 

    *Recognized by the Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Program Professionals as 2016 Outstanding Contribution to Research and/or Literature*


  • Table of Contents

    • The Relationship Between College Students and Their Families
    • Family Engagement in Early Childhood Education Through High School Years
    • Familial Engagement in the Transition to College
    • Family Engagement and Involvement in College
    • Shifting the Paradigm of Parent and Family Involvement: A Practitioner Perspective of Families as Partners in Student Success
    • Implications and Recommendations: An Emerging Agenda to Better Understand the Role of Parents and Families
  • About the Authors

  • Judy Marquez Kiyama is an associate professor in the Higher Education Department at the University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education. Her research examines structures that shape educational opportunities for underserved groups through an asset-based lens to understand the collective knowledge drawn upon to confront, negotiate, and (re)shape such structures. She was the recipient of the Association for the Study of Higher Education—Council on Ethnic Participation 2014 Mildred García Junior Exemplary Scholarship Award and a 2011 Emerging Scholar by the American College Personnel Association. Kiyama graduated from the University of Arizona with a PhD in higher education.

    Casandra E. Haper is an associate professor of higher education in the Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Department at the University of Missouri. Her research is focused on the diversity of the individual college student experience utilizing varied methodologies. She was awarded a National Academy of Education/Spencer postdoctoral fellowship in 2012, ACPA emerging scholar in 2013, and the Richard Caple award from MoCPA in 2014. Harper received her BS in psychology and her MA in higher education from the University of Arizona and her MA and PhD in higher education and organizational change at UCLA.

    Delma Ramos is a doctoral student at the University of Denver.

    David Aguayo is a doctoral student at the University of Missouri.

    Laura A. Paige is a doctoral student at the University of Arizona.

    Kathy Adams Riester is the associate dean of students & director of parents family association/campus safety coordinator at the University of Arizona.

  • To Order

  • You can order copies with our publisher, Jossey Bass (A Wiley Brand)- Orders can be placed online: www.wileyonlinelibrary.com

    • ISBN 978-1-119-20558-6
  • Presentations & Trainings

  • If you are interested in organizing a presentation or training related to parent and family engagement in higher education, please contact: Judy Marquez Kiyama (Judy.Kiyama@du.edu) or Casandra E. Harper (harpercas@missouri.edu).

This portfolio last updated: 12-Oct-2019 7:41 PM