University of Wisconsin-Madison; Continuing and Vocational Education; Ph.D., 1997
University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute on Aging and Adult Life: Interdisciplinary Program of graduate study in Gerontology, Medical Sciences: Section of Geriatrics and Gerontology; Certification in Social Gerontology, 1997
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Master of Public Administration, 1994
Howard University, Washington, D. C.; Political Science; Minor emphasis, history, Bachelor of Arts, 1970
Areas of Specialization:
adult and continuing and professional education, conflict resolution: problem-solving, cross-cultural and cross-racial models
Scholarly and Professional Achievements:
Simpson, David & Robinson Wilma J. PsycCRITIQUES – Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books. Mindful Reflections: Impact, and New Directions of Howard Gardner, November 15, 2006 (46) Article 1.
Presenting a 90 minute workshop at the 4th Hawaii International Conference on Education, ‘Managing Biases in a Transcultural Society: a teaching approach’ Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2006.
Presenting at the 54th National Association of Adult and Continuing Education Conference (AAACE) ‘Managing Biases Toward effective Communication and Problem Solving’ November, 2005.
Presenter at the 9ht Annual International Association of Special Education Conference (IASE) ‘The Aging Special Needs Volunteer: Working with an Underutilized Resource’ Halifax, Nova Scotia, July, 2005.
Presenter at the 53rd National Association of Adult and Continuing Education Conference (AAACE) ‘Managing Biases Toward effective Learning, Administration, Curriculum, and Program Planning’, Louisville, Kentucky, November, 2004.
Presenter at the 52nd National Association of Adult and Continuing Education Conference (AAACE) ‘Managing Biases Toward effective Administration, Curriculum, and Facilitated Learning, Detroit, Michigan November, 2003.
Presented paper Oxford University, Roundtable, Oxford England, on the educational development of children at risk in developed and underdeveloped societies, particularly issues of minority/majority status. ‘A Cross-cultural Mentoring Model, March, 2004
Facilitated a Roundtable as Panel Chair, Oxford University Roundtable, Oxford England, March, 2004
Facilitated a roundtable November 2003 on ‘Managing Biases Toward Effective Administration, Curriculum and Program Planning’ at the 52nd American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference (AAACE), Detroit, Michigan November, 2003
Presenter at The 19th Annual Midwest Research to Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education on ‘Volunteer mentors as aids in transitions to success for adolescents at risk: A cross-racial model’ September, 2002
Panelist at the 1st African American Conference in Adult Education Research within the National Research to Practice Conference at the Pennsylvania (Penn) State University on ‘Mentoring as an integral part of curriculum in Adult Education for African Americans can provide a link to community development and empowerment, particularly cross-racial mentoring’ University Park Pennsylvania, 1993.
Service to Carroll University or the Profession:
GPS and the National Planning Committee for the Annual Association in Adult and Continuing Education
Honors and Awards:
Professional of the Year Award: Waukesha County Association for Retarded Citizens in recognition of dedication and service.