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

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.