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Michelle L. Kyriakides, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty
Administrative and Instructional Leadership
Dr. Kyriakides has over 15 years of experience in career services administration, currently serving as the Director of Experiential Learning at St. John’s University. Prior to joining St. John’s, Michelle worked for the International Radio & Television Society, serving the NYC and national media industry as their internship programs coordinator and manager of public relations. With an academic background in data analysis and program evaluation, Michelle leads St. John’s Career Services’ assessment of learning outcomes. She has presented about program assessment and her collaborative work with faculty and across campus divisions at various professional conferences, including NACE, NASPA, MNYCCPOA, N4A, and LICSPA. She currently serves on the NACE Principles for Professional Practices Committee. Michelle also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Instructional Leadership doctoral program at St. John’s University’s School of Education. Her research has focused on academic and career achievement models, specifically about the measurement of parental expectations in academic achievement studies (findings presented at AERA and ECHA), and applying the Munich Dynamic Ability-Achievement Model to Howe’s Theory of Deliberate Practice as they relate to career achievement in a variety of fields (published in: Excellence: Essays in Honour of Kurt A. Heller.) Michelle earned an Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership and an M.S.Ed. in Student Development Practices in Higher Education at St. John’s; an M.A. in Television/Film from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications; and a B.A. in Communication and Philosophy from the University of Scranton.

Teaching Interests

Higher Education, Student Development

Courses Taught

EDU
5555
DATA MGT & ACC IN HIGHER ED.
EDU
5557
STUDENT RCT RETENTION&ADVISE
PRL
2301
PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITNG
PRL
4601
PUBLIC RELATIONS PORTFOLIO SEM