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Glenda Musoba
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Office Phone: (979) 845-3922
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Short Bio
Dr. Glenda Droogsma Musoba received her Ph.D. in Higher Education from Indiana University in 2004. Dr. Musoba joined the Educational Administration and Human Resource Development at Texas A&M University as an Associate Professor in 2012. Dr. Musoba teaches graduate courses in higher education finance, organizational theory, and statistics, as well as research methods and statistics at the undergraduate level. Dr. Musoba's research focuses on educational policy and student access and success in postsecondary education, particularly for low-income or underrepresented groups. In her career, Dr. Musoba has received over a half a million dollars in external research funding, primarily from Lumina Foundation for Education. Dr. Musoba is book review editor for the Review of Higher Education journal and secretary for the Council on Public Policy in Higher Education of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. She has written 11 peer-reviewed journal articles and one peer-reviewed book with a second in press. Dr. Musoba has chaired one doctoral student through graduation at TAMU and nine others at her prior institution. She currently chairs 2 additional doctoral dissertations along with her doctoral and master's advisees.

Research Interests
college student retention
financial aid
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Musoba, G. D., Jones, V.*, & Nicholas, T. (2018). From open door to limited access: Transfer students and the challenges of major choice. Journal of College Student Development, 59(6) 716-733. *

2. St. John, E. P., Lijana, K. C., & Musoba, G. D. (2017). Using Action Inquiry in Engaged Research: A Professional Guide. Sterling, VA: Stylus Press. ISBN: 978-1-57922-834-7.

3. Onorato, S.,* & Musoba, G. D., (2015). La LĂ­der: Developing a leadership identity as a Hispanic woman at a Hispanic Serving Institution. Journal of College Student Development, 56(1), 15-31. *

4. Musoba, G. D., Owles, V. L.,* & Onorato, S. R.* (2014). Addressing the identity development experiences of Hispanic women. Student Affairs on Campus, 2. Available at *

5. Musoba, G. D., & Krichevskiy, D.* (2014). Early coursework and college experience predictors of persistence at a Hispanic-serving institution. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 13(1) 48-62. DOI 10.1177/1538192713513463 *

6. Musoba, G. D., Jacob, S. A., & Robinson, L. (2014). The Institutional Review Board (IRB) and faculty: Does the IRB challenge faculty professionalism in the social sciences? The Qualitative Report, 19, 51.

7. Musoba, G. D., Collazo, C.,* & Placide, S.* (2013). The first-year [48]13 make it or break it at a Hispanic Serving Institution. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 12(4) 356-368 *

8. Tuttle, L. V., & Musoba, G. D., (2013). Transfer student persistence at a Hispanic serving university. Journal of Latinos and Education, 12(1) 38-58 *

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

AgriLife Extension Rural Student Success Initiative. (PI)
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service - Texas Workforce Commission (State)
2019/01/01 - 2020/12/31
Total Funding: 163,834.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Nathan Andrew Shelburne (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Brady Allen Dennis (Spring, 2017), Ph.D.
Max Duery Menzie III (Fall, 2017), Ph.D.
Caroline Sabina Wekullo (Spring, 2019), Ph.D.

(2018). Chair, Dept Awards Committee. 

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