Faculty Profile for Dr. Brittany Marie Hyden

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Dr. Brittany Marie Hyden
Lecturer — Org, Wkforce, & Ldrshp Studies
PED 101
phone: (512) 245-2115

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Brittany Hyden is a full-time Lecturer in the Department of Workforce, Leadership, and Organizational Studies. Prior to her time teaching in the OWLS department Dr. Hyden served as the Assistant Director of the Online MBA program at Baylor University and Student Development Specialist for Graduate Student Professional Development at Texas State University. Her professional experience working with graduate students involved professional development programming and event management, as well as admissions and advising. This experience compliments Dr. Hyden's graduate degrees in Adult Education.

Ph.D. Adult, Professional, and Community Education, Texas State University

M.A. Adult Education, Texas State University

B.S. Criminal Justice, Texas A&M University Central Texas

Research Interests

My research interests revolves around adult learning in various contexts, both formal and informal. More specifically, my research interests include:

-Online Learning and Course Development
-Learning through Relationships and Experiences
-Program Evaluation and Needs Assessment
-Adult Transitions
-Sense of Belonging

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Hyden, B. M., & Coryell, J. E. (2023). “Mirroring Yourself:” Peer Mentor Circles for International Graduate Student Transitions. Journal of International Students, 13(4), 261–279. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v13i4.4746
  • Davis, B. M., & Coryell, J. E. (2020). Relationships, engagement, and characteristics of a community of practice in short-term adult study abroad. Adult Learning, 31(1), 17–26. https://doi.org/DOI:10.1177/1045159519849903
  • Hyden, B. M., Fedeli, M., & Coryell, J. E. (2019). International experiences to increase employability for education doctoral students: A comparative study between the U.S. and Italy. New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education, 2019(163), 147–161. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1002/ace.20348

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Achievement in International Education, International Student and Scholar Services. 2020 - Present
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Outstanding Master's Student, College of Education. 2017 - Present

Selected Grants

  • Gomez, Valerie Jean, Hyden, Brittany Marie. Project Know Your WORTH (Women Offering Resources, Truth and Heart), Office of Diversity and Inclusion, School of Social Work, and The Graduate College, Texas State University, $4100. (Funded: May 31, 2019 - December 31, 2019). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
Adult Learning Journal
April 2024-Present
OWLS Graduate Curriculum Committee
March 2024-Present
Prior Learning Assessment Evaluator
August 2023-Present
OWLS Scholarships and Awards Committee
December 2022-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Journal of Workplace Learning
April 2019-Present