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 through Social Achievement Goals in an Aviation Education Environment

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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Presented to the Southwestern Psychological Association, Dallas, Texas.
  • 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 

  • Advisory Board Member, Aviation Center, Tulsa Community College (2016-Current)
    • I represent the TCC Aviation Center during our annual Advisory Board meetings. This Advisory Board helps steer the Aviation Center regarding important decisions and helps involve internal and external stakeholders.
  • Faculty Committee Member, Student Affairs Committee, Tulsa Community College (2017-Current)
    • I serve on the Student Affairs Committee where my main duty is to help provide broad oversight and policy guidance to promote a safe and supportive learning environment that encourages student academic success, growth, and personal development.
  • Faculty Advisor, Aviation Club, Tulsa Community College (2017-Current)
    • Faculty advisor to students at Tulsa Community College
  • Executive Board Member, Faculty Association, Tulsa Community College (2017-Current)
    • I represent the School of Engineering & Applied Technology at the TCC equivalent of the Faculty Senate.
  • Member, Jones Riverside Airport Authority Runway Safety Action Team, Tulsa Riverside Airport (KRVS) (2016-Current)
  • Lead Organizer, AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar, Tulsa Community College (2017)
    • I organized an educational event for aviators at the TCC Aviation Center, with a presentation by the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA). Aviators from Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas were invited to come to this educational event to learn about recent changes to the National Airspace System (NAS) and the Airman Certification Standards (ACS).
  • JudgeNational History Day, Tulsa Community College (2017)
    • As a historian, I evaluated 6th-12th grade students extensive research projects relating to the annual theme. I evaluated and discuss these projects in conjunction with fellow judges. I judged based on Historical Quality, Relation to Theme.
  • Research Judge, Rogers State University Capstone Project (2016)
    • I had the honor of serving as a judge of graduating seniors who presented their research, a required component for graduation.
  • Assistant, Oklahoma Association for Gifted, Creative, and Talented Annual Conference, Tulsa, OK (2015)
    • I served as a volunteer at the annual meeting of this organization.
  • Faculty Advisor, Raider Pilots Association, Texas Tech University (2012-2014)
    • Plan budgets, meetings, fund raisers, and oversaw the acquisition of the first airplane purchase.
    • Faculty advisor to pilots and students at Texas Tech and in the greater Lubbock community.
  • Faculty Advisor, Sky Raiders, Texas Tech University (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.
  • Young Eagles Co-Chair, Experimental Airplane Association, Lubbock, Texas (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-DEC2017

 

Last updated, December 7th, 2017

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 Statistics
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