About Walden Journals

Our Mission

Our journals support an interdisciplinary community of scholars and practitioners by providing interactive fora for the generation and dissemination of new ideas of local and global communities and practical solutions, resulting in positive social change.

Our University

For more than 40 years, Walden University has been serving the higher education needs of working professionals through advanced degrees that encourage positive social change. Offered online, areas of study include health, management, psychology, education, nursing, and public administration.

Our Editors

Editor, Journal of Social Change

Mark Gordon, PhD, is a faculty member in the PhD in Public Policy and Administration program. He has served as a dean and program director and in the private sector as a nongovernmental organization executive including the Stop AIDS Project, American Cancer Society, and the Arthritis Foundation. Living and working outside of America for a large portion of his career, he has taught corporate social responsibility and has guided doctoral students on a variety of social change research projects. Dr. Gordon has authored or co-authored journal articles and was a founding review board member for the Journal of Social Change. Contact the editor at JSC@waldenu.edu.

Editor, Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences

Leann (Lee) Stadtlander, PhD, is the coordinator of the PhD in Health Psychology program. She is both an experimental psychologist and a clinical health psychologist. Her research interests include aging, characteristics of online faculty, domestic violence, and psychology of women. Her clinical interests include counseling cancer patients and their families. An accomplished author and speaker, Dr. Stadtlander is the author of a recent book and over 40 professional articles, book chapters and continuing education courses for health professionals. Contact the editor at JSBHS@waldenu.edu.

Editor, Journal of Educational Research and Practice

Paul Englesberg, EdD, is a core faculty member in the Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership and he serves on the university's Institutional Review Board. His research interests are in comparative education, student culture, higher education, social studies education and ethics. He is a member of the Sociology of Education Association and an editorial board member of the Journal of Educational Controversy. In addition to his work in the field of education, Dr. Englesberg has conducted historical research about immigrants from Asia, prejudice, ethno-violence in the Pacific Northwest. Contact the editor at JERAP@waldenu.edu.

Editor, International Journal of Applied Management and Technology

Raghu Korrapati, PhD, is a core faculty member of the PhD in Management program. Dr. Korrapati has extensive academic and industrial experience leading the design, development and implementation of cost-effective, high-performance technology solutions to meet challenging business needs. He is a member of Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners (2005, 2006, and 2008), and state of South Carolina Quality Award Examiner (2005 and 2006). Dr. Korrapati is an elected fellow of institution of engineers (FIE) and Institution of Electronics and Telecommunications. Contact the editor at IJAMT@waldenu.edu.

Editor, Journal of Social Work in the Global Community

Pete Meagher, PhD, is a faculty member in the Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services and has worked in both clinical and community settings over the past 15 years conducting primary prevention activities and working with children, youth and families to promote health and well-being. More recently, he has worked in colleges and universities to prevent and intervene in sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking, and has pioneered educational strategies to work with men on violence and power. Dr. Meagher has also conducted research on restorative justice in higher education settings.

Executive Editor

Daniel W. Salter, PhD, serves as a director in the Center for Research Quality, (CRQ) and is a member of the PhD in Education program faculty. Before coming to the CRQ, Dr. Salter was an academic administrator in the Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership. Prior to Walden, he was a member of the graduate faculty at The Pennsylvania State University. A recognized scholar of Jungian theory and psychological type, many of his recent research projects have addressed the impact of behavioral environments on college students and educators, and the role of technology in education. He has also published and presented research on doctoral education.