Donald R. Collins

Donald R. Collins
Donald R. Collins
Professor

Education

  • Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University, 2003
  • M.Ed. Educational Psychology, Texas Tech University, 1995
  • B.S. English Education, Lubbock Christian University, 1980

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor (Tenured), ELAC, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU), 2009-Present
  • Special Education Counselor, Anahuac ISD, 1990-1991
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services (DARS) (Formerly Texas Rehabilitation Commission), 1985-1991

Research Interests

  • African American Education
  • Assessment
  • Institutional Effectiveness
  • Multicultural Issues
  • Counselor Education
  • Program Evaluation
  • Ethics in Research
  • Qualitative Research

Select Publications

  • Collins, D.R. (2011). Conducting multi-generational qualitative research in education: An experiment in grounded theory. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Collins, D. R. (2010). African American children: Early childhood education – Recollections and life stories. In G. S. Cannella & L. D. Soto (Eds.), Childhoods: A Handbook. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Collins, D.R. (2018). When Autoethnography Reveals Agony: A Critical Qualitative Research Analysis. Paper presented at the Fourteenth Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois.
  • Collins, D.R. (2018). When Autoethnography Reveals Agony: A Critical Qualitative Research Analysis. Paper presented at the Fourteenth Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois.
  • Collins, D.R., Shelton, M. (2015). Ethical Considerations of Researchers on Black Americans in the Academy: A Grounded Theory Exploration. Paper presented at the Eleventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois.
  • Collins, D.R. (2014). Counter Critical Narratives: Ontological and Epistemological Suppositions. Paper presented at the Tenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois.

Contact Information

Phone: (936) 261-3643
Email: drcollins@pvamu.edu
Office: Delco Building, Room 115