University at Buffalo

Nathan J. Daun-Barnett

Nathan J. Daun-Barnett

Program Coordinator, Higher Education Administration

Associate Professor 10 Months

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND POLICY


Specialty/Research Focus

Access and Equity; Equity and Poverty; Gamification; Higher Education; Race, Inequality, and Education; Educational Policy; Urban Education; Organizational Change; Quantitative Research Methods; School Counseling; Sociology of Education

Contact Information
468 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-1096
nbarnett@buffalo.edu


Education and Training:
  • Ph.D., Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Michigan
Awards and Honors:
  • Excellence in Diversity at Inclusion Award; Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo; 2018-05-11;
  • STAR Faculty Award for Advising, 2016-17; Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo; 2018-05-11;
  • STAR Award for Excellence in Research; ; UB Graduate School of Education; 2016-05-04;
  • Excellence in University Community Engagement; ; University at Buffalo; 2016-03-09;
  • Auturo Schomburg Distinguished Service Award; ; Association for Excellence and Equity in Education (AEEE).; 2015-05-14;
Grants:
Grant:
  • Examining the Design and Implementation of the Florida College Access Network (FCAN) and its Subsidiary Local College Access Networks (LCAN); Local; Helios Foundation; Awarded; (06/03/2015-09/30/2016)
  • UB College Success Initiative, GEAR UP State Sub-Grant; State; Higher Education Services Corporation; Awarded; (06/03/2015-06/03/2015)
Contract:
  • After School Program – Scientific Inquiry for the Research Lab Program and Life Sciences at MST Partnership; Local; Buffalo Public Schools; Awarded; (06/03/2017-06/03/2017)
  • Examining the impact of targeted qualitative guidance interventions on student success; Foundation and Research Organization; Simple Entry, LLC.; Awarded; (06/01/2017-05/31/2020)
  • FAFSA Completion Project - Say Yes to Education; Local; Say Yes to Education - Buffalo; Awarded; (06/04/2016-06/04/2016)
  • FAFSA Completion Project - Say Yes to Education; Local; Say Yes to Education - Buffalo; Awarded; (06/04/2016-06/04/2016)
  • College Success Center at International Preparatory School; Local; Buffalo Public Schools; Awarded; (10/01/2014-08/31/2015)
  • FAFSA Completion Project - Buffalo Public Schools; Local; Buffalo Public Schools; Awarded; (01/01/2013-06/04/2016)
Publications:
Book or Monograph:
  • St. John, E.P., Daun-Barnett, N., & Moronski-Chapman (2018). Public Policy in Higher Education, 2nd Ed. (pp. xxii, 475). New York: Routledge.
Journal Article:
  • Berea, A., Tsvetovat, M., Daun-Barnett, N., Greenwald, M., & Cox, E. (2015). A New Multi-Dimensional Conceptualization of Individual Achievement in College. Decision Analytics 2(3), pp. 1-15. doi:10.1186/s40165-015-0012-8.
Book Chapter:
  • Daun-Barnett, N. (2016). Linking State Priorities with Local Strategies: Examining the Role of Communities in Postsecondary Access and Success in Michigan (pp. 235-261). In Overton-Adkins, B., Pasque, P., & Burkhardt, J. Engaged Research and Practice: Higher Education and the Pursuit of the Public Good. Stylus Publishing.
  • Daun-Barnett, N. (2016). Linking State Priorities with Local Strategies: Examining the Role of Communities in Postsecondary Access and Success in Michigan. In Overton-Adkins, B., Pasque, P., & Burkhardt, J. Engaged Research and Practice: Higher Education and the Pursuit of the Public Good. Stylus Publishing.
Presentations:
Conferences:
  • Daun-Barnett, N. & Hinckley, C. (2017). Say Yes to Education Buffalo: An Analysis of Backbone Organizations and the Potential for Successful Community Collective Impact. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Meeting Houston, TX.;
  • Hinckley, C. & Daun-Barnett, N. (2017). The Buffalo FAFSA Completion Project: Developing a Comprehensive FAFSA Completion Strategy in a Mid-sized Urban Community. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Meeting Houston, TX.;
  • Daun-Barnett, N., Hudson, L., Martinez, M., and Fernandez, E. (2016). Connecting Research, Policy, and Praxis in Pursuit of the Public Good: Engaged Scholarship in Higher Education. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH.;
  • Daun-Barnett, N., Newman, A., & Hinckley, C. (2017). Developing a Comprehensive Strategy to Improve FAFSA Completion in Buffalo. New York State Association of College Admissions Counselors (NYSACAC), Annual Meeting, Geneseo, NY.;
  • Daun-Barnett, N., Newman, A., Younger, M., & Hinckley, C. (2017). Partnering with Urban Public Schools to Provide Financial Aid Support. New York State Association of College Admissions Counselors (NYSACAC), Annual Meeting, Geneseo, NY.;
  • Daun-Barnett, N. & Newman, A. (June, 2015). Delivering on a Promise: Say Yes to Education and a Collaboration to Improve FAFSA Completion Rates and Create a College-Going Culture in the City of Buffalo, NYSACAC Annual Meeting, Utica, NY.;
  • Daun-Barnett, N. & Newman, A. (June, 2015). Delivering on a Promise: Say Yes to Education and a Collaboration to Improve FAFSA Completion Rates and Create a College-Going Culture in the City of Buffalo, SUNYCAP Annual Meeting, Niagara Falls, NY.;
  • Daun-Barnett, N., King, K., Ragland, S., & Jenkins, H. (June, 2015). Empowerment Through Recognizing Social and Cultural Capital. Western New York Networking in Higher Education Conference, Buffalo, NY.;
Invited Lectures:
  • Pope, R. & Daun-Barnett, N. (2016). Race and Privilege on College Campuses. Difficult Conversations Series, University at Buffalo Office of Diversity and Inclusion.;
Activities:
Editorial and Review:
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Student Financial Aid
    06/01/2013-05/25/2018
  • Editorial Board, Community College Journal of Research and Practice
    06/01/2013-05/25/2018
Professional Service:
  • Co-Chair, ASHE program Committee Policy, Finance, and Economics Section
    11/09/2015-11/11/2016
  • Conference Proposal Reviewer, Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
    05/01/2015-06/03/2015
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    Contact Information

    468 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-1096
    nbarnett@buffalo.edu