Research Briefs

The purpose of the "Research Briefs" is to alert the academic advising community to peer-reviewed scholarly literature published outside of NACADA venues that are relevant to the academic advising community. 

CLICK HERE to submit your critical review of a scholarly article of interest, or contact Wendy Troxel with ideas and questions.

NACADA Scholars

The purpose of the "NACADA Scholar" page is to highlight the peer-reviewed, published scholarship by NACADA members. 

Please CLICK HERE to let us know of your advising-related scholarship that has been published since January 2017.

Research Reports of Interest

Check here for research-related artifacts and reports relevant to our professional roles within higher education and the study of students and advisors across global contexts.

Driving Toward a Degree

Tyton Partners, in partnership with NACADA, has released Driving Toward a Degree 2017, the latest report in a series that measures the extent and impact of various practices and products related to academic advising across higher education institutions in the United States. CLICK HERE to download the report. 


Student Resilience: Exploring the Positive Case for Resilience (May 2017)

Authored by Dr. Emily McIntosh, University of Bolton, and Dr. Jenny Shaw, Head of Student Services & Insight, Unite Students, this paper explores the past and current scholarship and findings from research on the role of "resilience" in student success and persistence. The report "further includes an initial set of recommendations for embedding the development of student resilience into existing HE policy and practice" (p. 5). CLICK HERE for the full report.




Research Projects Underway

Content Analysis of 15 Years of Advising-Related Literature (higher education journals in English) - Troxel, W. G., Grey, D., Rubin, L., & McIntosh, E. 

Secondary Analysis of Results from Driving to Degree Survey - Troxel, W. G., Joslin, J. E., Shiroma, K., & Alexander, Q.