Associate Professor

Dr. Alia Sheety brings extensive expertise in research and pedagogy to the IIRP. She teaches the course, RP 610 Evaluation of Research, which prepares students to become critical consumers of published research. An Arab-Israeli coming from a conflict zone, she has been involved in several initiatives to foster collaboration between Arab- and Jewish-Israeli teenagers and so brings a unique perspective to her position. Passionate about restorative practices, she is trained as a trainer in these practices.

Alia has presented at numerous national and international conferences, including the Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, the Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference and the International Conference on Online Learning. She has published several book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. She is also an Associate Professor of Education and Program Coordinator at Cabrini University.

Alia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Hebrew Linguistics and Education, a Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum and Management and a Master in Business Administration from University of Haifa, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction from Arizona State University.

Selected Publications:
  • Rundell, F., Sheety, A., & Negrea, V. (2018). Managing trauma: A restorative process. In E. Sengupta & P. Blessinger (Eds.), Refugee education: Integration and acceptance of refugees in mainstream society (pp. 17-31). Emerald Publishing.
  • Sheety, A., Kapanadze, M., & Joubran, F. (2018). High school teachers' perceptions regarding inquiry-based science curriculum in the United States, Georgia, and Israel. In C. Roofe & C. Bezzina (Eds.), Intercultural studies of curriculum: Theory, policy and practice (pp. 59-83). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60897-6
  • Francis, D. M., Colbry, S. L., Hoyle, A. G.,  Ratmansky, L. A., Sheety, A. S., & Szpara, M. Y. (2017). Opting into a faculty scholarship community: Benefiting productivity and personal well-being. Journal of Faculty Development, 31(3), 51-60.
  • Rademacher, N., & Sheety, A. (2016). Enhancing learning through community-based partnership. In In P. Blessinger & B. Cozza (Eds.), University partnerships for international development (pp. 191-205). Emerald Group Publishing.
  • Sheety, A., Moy, E., Parson, J., Dunbar, D., Doutt, K. C., Faunce, E., & Myers, L. (2016). University partnerships for academic program and professional development: Building faculty capacity for 21st century teaching and learning. In P. Blessinger & B. Cozza (Eds.), University partnerships for academic programs and professional development (pp. 221-242). Emerald Group Publishing.
  • Sheety, A. (2015, October 19-22). If you can't beat them, join them [Paper presentation].  E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, Kona, HI, United States. https://www.learntechlib.org/p/161816/
Courses Taught:

RP610 Evaluation of Research