Donna Sedgwick

DONNA SEDGWICK

Donna Sedgwick

Assistant Professor

Office

649 McBryde Hall 
225 Stanger Street 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

(540) 231-8965

Email

sedgwick@vt.edu

Department Membership

Sociology

Expertise

  • Public Organizations
  • Policy Process
  • Public Administration
  • Social Policy
  • Evaluation Research

Professional Activities

  • Internship Coordinator and Career Advisor, Deparment of Sociology, Virginia Tech
  • Advisor, Alpha Kappa Delta -International Sociology Honor Society
  • AnMed Health, former Market Research Analyst

Education

  • Ph.D. Virginia Tech
  • M.S. Clemson University
  • B.A. Miami University

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, May 2014, Virginia Tech, Department of Sociology

    Larry Terry PhD Student Paper Award, 2012 Virginia Tech, Center for Public Administration & Policy

    Award for Excellence in Career Advising, 2011 Virginia Tech, Career Services

    Selected Publications

    Articles

    Sedgwick, D. (2014). "Managing Collaborative Paradox: Examining Collaboration between Head Start & the Virginia Preschool Initiative." Administration & Society, DOI: 10.1177/0095399714532269.

    Sponsored Research

    Bradburn, Isabel (co-PI), James Hawdon (co-PI), and Donna Sedgwick. “An Evaluation of Virginia’s Pre-School Initiative Program, Phase II” Funded for $25,000 for 8 months from the Virginia Department of Education. Level of responsibility, 20%. January 2008.

    Bradburn, Isabel (co-PI), James Hawdon (co-PI), and Donna Sedgwick. “An Evaluation of Virginia’s Pre-School Initiative Program” Funded for $125,000 for one year from the Virginia Department of Education. Level of responsibility, 20%. July 2007.

    AnMed Health, Greenville Hospital System, Spartanburg Hospital System, & St. Francis Hospital System. Hablamos Juntos. A Robert Wood Johnson grant to provide access to healthcare for the Latino/Hispanic Population. Part of the grantwriting and grant-implementation team as an AnMed employee. $500,000. 2002.