Education

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HEALTH & AVIATION – 
Stillwater, OK
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, May 2018 (Expected)
Cognate: Aviation and Space Education & Research, Evaluation, Measurement & Statistics
Dissertation: Predicting Grit in Collegiate Flight Schools using Social Achievement Goals

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS OF THE PERMIAN BASIN
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES – Odessa, TX
M.P.A. in Public Administration & Leadership, May 2010

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS OF THE PERMIAN BASIN
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES – 
Odessa, TX
B.A. in History, May 2007
Summa Cum Laude (4.0 GPA)

Honors, Awards, and Recognition 

  • Dexter Johnson Scholarship, Oklahoma State University, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Graduate Student Internal Research Grant, Educational Psychology, Oklahoma State University, 2015
  • Top Tier Fellowship Award, $5000, Graduate College, Oklahoma State University 2014-2015
  • Preparing Future Faculty Fellowship, Oklahoma State University, Fall 2015-Spring 2017
  • Professing Excellence Award, Texas Tech University, 2013
  • Bravo Award, Texas Tech University 2011, 2012, 2013
  • President’s List, 4.0GPA, University of Texas Permian Basin, 2005-2007
  • History Department Outstanding Student of the Year, University of Texas Permian Basin, 2007
  • Presidential Volunteer Service Award, University of Texas Permian Basin, 2007
  • Student Organization of the Year (President), University of Texas Permian Basin, 2007
  • Music Scholarship, University of Texas Permian Basin, 2006-2009
  • Marie Hall Scholarship, University of Texas Permian Basin, 2005-2006

Professional Experience

TULSA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Assistant Professor of Aviation Sciences & Technology 12/2017 – Present
Adjunct Instructor of Political Science 01/2016 – Present

  • AVST 1113 – Private Pilot Ground School
  • AVST 1222 – Private Pilot Flight Lab
  • AVST 1403 – Advanced Theory of Flight
  • AVST 2132 – Instrument Flight Lab
  • AVST 2162 – Commercial Cross Country Flight Lab
  • AVST 2181 – Flight Certification Training
  • POLS 1113 – American Government, Fundamentals

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
Graduate Teaching & Research Assistant  08/2014 – 05/2017

  • EPSY 1003 – Learning to Learn
  • EPSY 3313 – Psychological Foundations of Childhood (Online and Face-to-Face)

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
Instructor of Political Science & Honors College 12/2011 – 05/2014

  • POLS 2302 –  Public Policy
  • POLS 2302 –  Public Policy (Honors College)
  • POLS 2302 –  Public Policy (Online)
  • POLS 3300 –  Political Theory
  • POLS 3300 –  Policy Paradox

SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE
Instructor of Government 08/2011 – 05/2014

  • GOVT 2301 – American Government, Fundamentals
  • GOVT 2302 – American Government, Organization

Conference Presentations – (2012-2017)

  • Walden, A. (2016). Predicting Academic Self-Efficacy in a University Aviation Environment.  Presented to the European Association of Aviation Psychology, Cascais, Portugal.
  • Jacobs, S., Fu, J., Walden, A., Schneider, B., Porras, C., Hancock, T. (2016) Preparing Future Faculty in Psychology Program: Oklahoma State University’s 12 Years Experience
  • Walden, A., Shin, H. (2016). Predicting Aggression and Bullying with Social Goals, Teacher Support, and Classroom Context. Presented to the American Psychological Association Conference (Division 15), Denver, Colorado.
  • Christofferson, K., Walden, A. (2016). Perspectives of Team-Based Learning in Higher Education Online and Traditional Classrooms. Presented to the  Oklahoma Association for the Gifted, Creative and Talented (OAGCT), Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Walden, A., Khojasteh, J. (2015). An Exploratory Comparison between Collegiate Aviation Flight Students and Student Autonomy. Presented at the Oklahoma Network for Teaching of Psychology (ONTOP), Stillwater, Oklahoma.
  • Walden, A. (2013). The History, Politics, and People of Aviation. Presented at the Texas Tech University Osher Life Learning Institute (OLLI), Lubbock, Texas.
  • Walden, A. (2013). Effectively Engaging Adult Workers in Trainings. Presented at the Ad Astra Users’ Conference, Kansas City, Kansas.  
  • Walden, A. (2013). How to Train users Effectively. Presented at the Texas Regional Ad Astra Summit, Houston, Texas.
  • Walden, A. (2012). How to Train Users Effectively. Presented at the Ad Astra User’s Conference, Kansas City, Kansas

Popular Publications

  • Walden, A. (2016, August). Keys to Adult Learning. AOPA Flight Training

Service 

Tulsa Community College
  • Aviation Club, Faculty Advisor (2017-Current)
    • Faculty advisor to students at Tulsa Community College
  • Student Affairs Committee (2017-Current)
  • Faculty Association Executive Board (2017-Current)
  • National History Day Judge
  • Assistant, Oklahoma Association for Gifted, Creative, and Talented Annual Conference
    • I served as a volunteer at the annual meeting of this organization
  • Judge, Rogers State University Capstone Project
    • I had the honor of serving as a judge of graduating seniors who presented their research, a required component for graduation.

Texas Tech University

  • Raider Pilots Association, Faculty Advisor (2012-2014)
    • Faculty advisor to pilots and students at Texas Tech and in the greater Lubbock community.
    • Plan budgets, meetings, fund raisers, and oversaw the acquisition of the first airplane purchase.
  • Sky Raiders, Faculty Advisor (2012-2014)
    • Faculty advisor to the skydiving association at Texas Tech University
    • Plan budgets, meetings, fund raisers, and oversaw the acquisition of the first airplane purchase.
  • Experimental Airplane Association, Young Eagles Chair (2013-2014)
    • Oversaw community activities for children 8-17 years old to fly in airplanes and learn about flight
    • Organized expenses, provided financial assistance, and develop thematic guidelines to the Young Eagles
 Editorial Contributions 
Professional Associations 
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association (AOPA)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
  • Commemorative Air Force (CAF)
  • Experimental Airplanes Association (EAA)
  • Flying Musicians Association (FMA)
  • National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI)
  • Oklahoma Association for the Gifted, Creative, and Talented (OAGCT)
  • Oklahoma Network for Teaching of Psychology (ONTOP)
  • Oklahoma Pilots Association (OPA)
  • Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA)
ATWCV-OCT2017

Domain I: Research and Inquiry
REMS 6003: Analyses of Variance
REMS 5963: Nonparametric Analyses
REMS 6013: Multiple Regression
REMS 6373: Program Evaluation
REMS 6320: Structural Equation Modeling
REMS 6663: Multivariate
REMS 6033: Factor Analyses in Behavior
REMS 6023: Psychometric Theory
REMS 6850: Bayesian: Directed Reading
SCFD 6113: Foundations of Inquiry

Domain II: Human Development
EPSY 6533: Human Motivation
EPSY 5603: Developmental Issues in Instruction
EPSY 5103: Human Development
EPSY 5720: Colloquium
CPSY 6850: Preparing Future Faculty

Domain III: Teaching and Learning
EPSY 5463: Psychology of Learning
EPSY 6443:Theories & Problems
EPSY 5473: Psychology of Adult Learners
EPSY 5963: Developing Resources for Education

Domain IV: Aviation & Space Education Cognate
AVED 5453: Advanced Aviation Security
AVED 5563: Aero Leadership Management
AVED 6413: Dev Air and Space Flight
AVED 5593: Influencing Public Policy
AVED 5823: Space Science

INSTITUTION CREDIT      -Top-
Term: Spring 2014
Academic Standing: Good Standing
Subject Course Level Title Grade Credit Hours Quality Points R
AVED 5453 GR ADV AVIATION SECURITY A

3.000

12.000

AVED 5563 GR AERO LEADERSHIP MGMT A

3.000

12.000

Term Totals (Graduate)
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Current Term:

6.000

6.000

6.000

6.000

24.000

4.000

Cumulative:

6.000

6.000

6.000

6.000

24.000

4.000

Unofficial Transcript
Term: Fall 2014
Academic Standing: Good Standing
Subject Course Level Title Grade Credit Hours Quality Points R
EPSY 5720 GR COLLOQUIUM – ED PSYCH A

1.000

4.000

EPSY 6443 GR THEORIES & PROB ED PSY A

3.000

12.000

EPSY 6533 GR HUMAN MOTIVATION A

3.000

12.000

SCFD 6113 GR FOUNDATIONS OF INQUIRY A

3.000

12.000

Term Totals (Graduate)
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Current Term:

10.000

10.000

10.000

10.000

40.000

4.000

Cumulative:

16.000

16.000

16.000

16.000

64.000

4.000

Unofficial Transcript
Term: Spring 2015
Academic Standing: Good Standing
Subject Course Level Title Grade Credit Hours Quality Points R
EPSY 5103 GR HUMAN DEV IN PSYCH A

3.000

12.000

EPSY 5463 GR PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING A

3.000

12.000

EPSY 5603 GR DEV ISSUES INSTRUCTION A

3.000

12.000

REMS 6003 GR ANALYSES OF VARIANCE B

3.000

9.000

Term Totals (Graduate)
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Current Term:

12.000

12.000

12.000

12.000

45.000

3.750

Cumulative:

28.000

28.000

28.000

28.000

109.000

3.893

Unofficial Transcript
Term: Summer 2015
Academic Standing: Good Standing
Subject Course Level Title Grade Credit Hours Quality Points R
AVED 6413 GR DEV AIR & SPACE FLIGHT A

3.000

12.000

REMS 5963 GR COMP APP NOPAR DATA ANAL A

3.000

12.000

Term Totals (Graduate)
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Current Term:

6.000

6.000

6.000

6.000

24.000

4.000

Cumulative:

34.000

34.000

34.000

34.000

133.000

3.912

Unofficial Transcript
Term: Fall 2015
Academic Standing: Good Standing
Subject Course Level Title Grade Credit Hours Quality Points R
CPSY 6850 GR PREPARING FUTURE PSYC FCLTY A

1.000

4.000

EPSY 5473 GR PSYCH ADULT LEARNING A

3.000

12.000

REMS 6013 GR MULTI REGRESS BEH ST A

3.000

12.000

REMS 6373 GR PROGRAM EVALUATION A

3.000

12.000

Term Totals (Graduate)
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Current Term:

10.000

10.000

10.000

10.000

40.000

4.000

Cumulative:

44.000

44.000

44.000

44.000

173.000

3.932

Unofficial Transcript
Term: Spring 2016
Academic Standing: Good Standing
Subject Course Level Title Grade Credit Hours Quality Points R
AVED 5593 GR INFL PUB POL IN THE AERO IND A

3.000

12.000

AVED 5823 GR SPACE SCIENCE A

3.000

12.000

REMS 6320 GR STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING A

3.000

12.000

REMS 6663 GR APPL MULTIVARIATE RES A

3.000

12.000

Term Totals (Graduate)
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Current Term:

12.000

12.000

12.000

12.000

48.000

4.000

Cumulative:

56.000

56.000

56.000

56.000

221.000

3.946

Unofficial Transcript
Term: Summer 2016
Academic Standing: Good Standing
Subject Course Level Title Grade Credit Hours Quality Points R
EPSY 5963 GR DEV RESOURCES TO SUPPORT EDUC A

3.000

12.000

REMS 6033 GR FAC ANAL IN BEH RES A

3.000

12.000

Term Totals (Graduate)
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Current Term:

6.000

6.000

6.000

6.000

24.000

4.000

Cumulative:

62.000

62.000

62.000

62.000

245.000

3.952

Unofficial Transcript
Term: Fall 2016
Academic Standing: Good Standing
Subject Course Level Title Grade Credit Hours Quality Points R
REMS 6023 GR Psychometric Theory A

3.000

12.000

REMS 6850 GR Directed Reading A

3.000

12.000

SCFD 5913 GR Intro Qual Inquiry A

3.000

12.000

Term Totals (Graduate)
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Current Term:

9.000

9.000

9.000

9.000

36.000

4.000

Cumulative:

71.000

71.000

71.000

71.000

281.000

3.958

Unofficial Transcript
Term: Spring 2017
Academic Standing: Good Standing
Subject Course Level Title Grade Credit Hours Quality Points R
REMS 6000 GR Doctoral Dissertation SR

6.000

0.000

Term Totals (Graduate)
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Current Term:

6.000

6.000

6.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

Cumulative:

77.000

77.000

77.000

71.000

281.000

3.958

Unofficial Transcript
TRANSCRIPT TOTALS (GRADUATE)      -Top-
Attempt Hours Passed Hours Earned Hours GPA Hours Quality Points GPA
Total Institution:

77.000

77.000

77.000

71.000

281.000

3.958

Total Transfer:

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

Overall:

77.000

77.000

77.000

71.000

281.000

3.958