University at Buffalo

Nathan J. Daun-Barnett

Nathan J. Daun-Barnett

Department Chair

Associate Professor

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND POLICY


Specialty/Research Focus

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

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

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Education and Training:
  • EdM, James Madison University, Counseling Psychology, College Student Personnel Administration (1998)
  • BA, University at Buffalo, Psychology (1995)
  • PhD, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Michigan
Awards and Honors:
  • Excellence in Diversity and 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;
Recent Publications:
Book:
  • 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.
Recent Presentations:
Invited Lectures:
  • Daun-Barnett, N. (March 22, 2021). Leading and Managing a 21st Century University, Association of African Universities (AAU) Annual Leadership and Management Professional Development Series.;
  • Daun-Barnett, N. (March 27, 2021). Navigating the complexity: Understanding Institutional Supports at Colleges and Universities. Say Yes to Education, Buffalo, Peer Mentoring Professional Development Series.;
  • Daun-Barnett, N., Marte, N. & Saintil, J. (Apr. 8, 2021). Dinner and Discussion: Connecting Low-Income, First-Generation, and Students of Color to the UB Community. Inclusive Excellence Annual Summit, Buffalo, NY.;
Conferences:
  • Daun-Barnett, N. (2020). Achieving Equity One Spreadsheet at a Time. Association for Institutional Researchers and Planning Officers (AIRPO) Annual Meeting, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Daun-Barnett, N., King, K., West, M., Collins, C., & Saintil, J. (September 3, 2020). Mentoring the mentors: A two-level strategy to improve student success in high school and college. UB GSE Making Good Trouble Teach-in, Buffalo, NY.;
Recent Grants:
Contract:
  • Community Investment Program; Local; Say Yes to Education - Pass-through from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Awarded; (08/01/2019-05/31/2021)
  • Say Yes Community Investment Initiative; Foundation and Research Organization; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Awarded; (05/31/2019-04/30/2021)
  • 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)
Recent 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

Contact Information

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

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