Robin Throne

Robin Throne, PhD, is a research methodologist and dissertation supervisor for the University of the Cumberlands. Her research agenda continues to consider doctoral researcher positionality and agency, and voice and land dispossession from various social justice research approaches. She is the author of Autoethnography and Heuristic Inquiry for Doctoral-Level Researchers: Emerging Research and Opportunities (IGI Global, 2019), editor of Practice-Based and Practice-Led Research for Dissertation Development (IGI Global, 2021), and a non-indigenous researcher/member of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission Research Consortium.

Publications

Indigenous Research of Land, Self, and Spirit
Robin Throne. © 2021. 300 pages.
Indigenous cultures meticulously protect and preserve their traditions. Those traditions often have deep connections to the homelands of indigenous peoples, thus forming strong...
Practice-Based and Practice-Led Research for Dissertation Development
Robin Throne. © 2021. 288 pages.
The number of practice-based or practice-led doctorate programs continues to grow across the U.S. Doctoral students who seek a terminal practitioner doctorate typically conduct...
Navigating the Doctoral Labyrinth: Reflexivity as Transformative Catalyst for Practitioner Doctorate Persistence and Completion
Debra D. Burrington, Robin Throne. © 2021. 23 pages.
The journey through a practitioner doctorate program to earn the terminal degree has been likened to a labyrinth with its complex maze or a mountain climb with its inherent...
Autoethnography and Other Self-Inquiry Methods for Practice-Based Doctoral Research
Crystal Lewis, Robin Throne. © 2021. 21 pages.
For some doctoral practitioner-researchers, the methods used within autoethnography and other self-inquiry-based research methods are appropriate for a practitioner dissertation...
New Investigator Fidelity: Fostering Doctoral Practitioner Researcher Positionality
Robin Throne. © 2021. 23 pages.
This chapter presents researcher positionality within the specific context of practitioner doctoral research or practice-based research. The explication of researcher...
Doctoral Practitioner Researcher Agency and the Practice-Based Research Agenda
Karen Sweat, Vahick A. Yedgarian, Kenneth L. Rigler Jr., Stephanie Maddox, Robin Throne. © 2021. 19 pages.
This chapter addresses practitioner researcher agency specific to doctoral education and the post-doctorate research agenda. Perspectives come from both doctoral scholars and...
A Critical Review of Gullah Geechee Midlife Women and Heirs' Property Challenges Along the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor
H. Shellae Versey, Robin Throne. © 2021. 19 pages.
This critical review explored the current scholarship of the experiences and challenges faced by Gullah Geechee midlife women heirs' property owners along the Gullah Geechee...
Dispossession of Land Cultures: Women and Property Tenure Among Lowcountry Heirs in the Gullah Geechee Corridor
Robin Throne. © 2020. 23 pages.
This chapter examined and presents the results of a heuristic and arts-based research and ongoing critical review of the Lowcountry heirs' property ownership and the...
Process Considerations for the Development and Assessment of Virtual Education Doctorates
Erika Prager, Barbara M. Hall, Laurie Wellner, B. Andrew Riggle, Robin Throne. © 2020. 24 pages.
This chapter focuses on the use of a customized backward instructional design process used to re-engineer a virtual university's integration of institutional learning...
A Critical Review of Gender Parity and Voice Dispossession Among Executive Women in Higher Education Leadership
Tricia Stewart, Robin Throne, Lesley Anne Evans. © 2020. 16 pages.
Postsecondary organizational statistics show women remain limited and underrepresented within presidential and provost appointments, and progress has slowed into the 21st...
Online Research Supervisor Engagement: Fostering Graduate Student Researcher Positionality
Robin Throne, Brian Bourke. © 2019. 20 pages.
This chapter has pedagogical implications for online graduate students to define researcher positionality. It offers graduate-level examples for the articulation of researcher...
Autoethnography and Heuristic Inquiry for Doctoral-Level Researchers: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Robin Throne. © 2019. 163 pages.
Many resources exist to help new doctoral investigators to understand and engage with the tenets and philosophies that underpin doctoral-level research to allow for a sample of...
Dissertation Research Supervisor Agency for U.S. Online Doctoral Research Supervision
Robin Throne, Brian T. Oddi. © 2019. 17 pages.
This chapter critically explores the construct of agency from a dissertation research supervisor perspective. While the literature has expanded in the exploration of student...