Meet The Thriving Research Team
Dr. Laurie Schreiner
An award-winning teacher and researcher, Dr. Schreiner's current research interests focus on student thriving and on transition issues in the sophomore year. Her recent publications include a feature issue of New Directions for Higher Education focusing on sophomores. She is co-editor-in-chief of the journal Christian Higher Education, and co-editor of Thriving in Transitions: A Research-Based Approach to College Student Success – a popular text on student thriving that is currently under revision as a second edition.
Alexander H. Jones has been with the TQ team since January 2020. As a scholar, Alexander has published qualitative research, quantitative research, critical theory, spatial analysis, and economic theory. Most recently, he has been examining pathways to thriving among international students.