Catherine A Hansman, EdD
 Title: Professor
 Dept: Counseling, Administration, Supervision & Adult Learning
 Office: JH 270
 Phone: 216-523-7134
 Email: C.HANSMAN@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 270, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ed.D., Adult and Community Education, Ball State University, 1995
M.S., Secondary Education, Indiana University, 1990
B.A., Music Education, University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, 1979
 
Brief Bio:
Catherine A. Hansman is Professor of Adult Learning and Development(ALD) at Cleveland State University. She directed and was the program coordinator of the graduate programs in Adult Learning and Development from 1998 to 2007.  She is a Cyril O. Houle Emerging Scholars in Adult and Continuing Education Scholarship recipient.Dr. Hansman's research interests include issues of gender, race and class, adult learning in various contexts, learning in mentoring relationships, and communities of practice in higher education and workplace contexts.  Her research interests are reflected in the two books she has edited, Understanding and Negotiating the Political Landscape of Adult Education (with Peggy Sissel), and Critical Perspectives on Mentoring:  Trends and Issues, and in the invited book chapters and articles published in various journals, such as Adult Education Quarterly, Adult Learning, Journal of Adult Basic Education, and Journal of Excellence on College Teaching. She served as chair of the Commission of Professors of Adult Education, from 2004-2006 and also served on the Board of Directors of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE).  She chaired the 2009 annual conference of AAACE as President-Elect, and she currently is the President of AAACE.
 
Honors and Awards:
Cyril O. Houle Emerging Scholars in Adult and Continuing Education Scholarship (Kellogg Foundation supported grant through the University of Georgia) .  Award amount:  $40,000.00. A program for emerging scholars in Adult Education in Southern Africa, Latin America, and the USA. These research scholars represented the best 50 scholars in the field of adult education from the US, South Africa and Latin America.  Title of project:  Power and Learning in Mentoring Relationships.  Grant awarded April 2000. (Timeline:  April 2000 - April, 2002).


Distinguished Faculty Award for Research by Cleveland State University, Fall 2005

Commission of Professors of Adult Education Innovative Curriculum Award to the Cleveland State University Adult Learning and Development (ALD) Program in November 2007
(ALD Program Coordinator 1998-2007).
 
Professional Affiliations:
Editorial Boards
Consulting Editor, Adult Education Quarterly, 2000-present

Editorial Board member, Perspectives:  New York Journal of Adult Education, 2003-present

Review Board member:  New Horizons in Adult Education, 2005-present.

President, American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2009-2010

President-Elect and Conference Chair, American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2008-2009  

Professional Associations/Activities
Chair, Commission of Professors of Adult Education (CPAE),  2003-2006

Member, American Association for Adult & Continuing Education (AAACE) Houle book award selection committee, 2006, 2007

Chair, CPAE Awards Committee, 2008-present

Members, American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) Conference Site Selection Committee, 2007-2008

Member, 2010 Adult and Continuing Education Handbook AAACE Committee, 2007

Board Member, American Association for Adult & Continuing Education, 2004-2006

Co-Chair (with Ohio State University and Indiana University in Pennsylvania) The Midwest Research to Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, Fall 2003, The Ohio State University.

Member, Executive Leadership Council of the Commission of Professors of Adult Education, 2000-2002

Participant, National ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education Advisory Board Meeting, Summer 2000

Member, Ad Hoc Committee for standards for Adult Education Graduate Degree Programs, Commission of Professors of Adult Education, American Association for Adult & Continuing Education, 1998-2008

Member, Midwest Research to Practice Conference in Adult and Continuing Education proposal selection/steering committee, 1998 - present

Co-chair, Research and Theory Building SIG, Commission of Professors of Adult Education, 1996 to 2001

Co-chair, Professional Development SIG, Commission of Professors of Adult Education, 1998 to 2000

Co-chair, Womens Research SIG, Commission of Professors of Adult Education, 1996 to 1998
 
Professional Experience:
Invited Program Reviewer and Member of the Review Team, PhD in Urban Education, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI. February, 2008.

Workshop: Teaching Adult Learners. Cleveland Psychoanalytical Society, Cleveland, Oh, Nov. 2004

Invited Program Reviewer and Member of the Review Team, Master of Adult Education Program in the School of Education, East Carolina State University, Greeneville, NC; November, 2001.

Qualitative Researcher Consultant, Part of research team. Georgia Southern University. Technology in north central Georgia. Part of a state grant funded project to examine the use of lottery funds for technology in the rural/urban schools. 1995-1996.
 
University Service:
Member, Faculty Senate, 2008-present

Member, Cleveland State University Promotion and Review Committee, 2007-2009

Member, Distinguished Faculty Selection Committee, 2006, 2008

Chair, CASAL Department Chair Search Committee, 2006, 2007-2008

Member, COEHS Promotion and Review Committee, 2007

Member, COEHS Technology Committee, 2006-2007

Program Coordinator, M.Ed. in Adult Learning and Development, 1998-2007

Graduate Council Faculty Senate Representative, 2005-2007

Interim Department Chair, Counseling, Administration, Supervision & Adult Learning, Spring 2005

Member, Search Committee, Adult Learning & Development, 1999-2000, 2003-2004, 2005-2006; 2007-2008 (Committee chair 1999-2000; 2005-2006)

Member, University Curriculum Committee, 2002-2004

Member, University Graduate Faculty Review Committee, 2002-2004

Member, COEHS Doctoral Studies Committee, 1998-2003

Chair, Faculty Affairs Council, 1999-2002; member, Faculty Affairs Council 2002-2003

Member, University Student Life committee, 2000-2002

CASAL Department Library Representative, 1998-2005
 
Research Grants:
Awarded Grants
Cyril O. Houle Emerging Scholars in Adult and Continuing Education Scholarship (Kellogg Grant) .  Award amount:  $40,000.00 (Kellogg Foundation grant through the University of Georgia) A program for emerging scholars in Adult Education in Southern Africa, Latin America, and the USA.   Title of project:  Power and Learning in Mentoring Relationships.  Grant awarded April 2000 to April, 2002).