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EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES 

PROMOTING MENTORING, LEARNING, AND DIVERSITY IN STEM

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JOI MONDISA, PH.D.

FOUNDER & CONSULTANT

MEET THE FOUNDER

Mondisa Consulting, LLC offers educational consulting services for improving learning and mentoring experiences in educational and professional contexts. 

Founder and consultant, Joi Mondisa, Ph.D., is a nationally renowned mentoring scholar, researcher, and practitioner.  Dr. Mondisa is an Associate Professor in the Industrial & Operations Engineering Department and an Engineering Education Faculty Member at the University of Michigan.  Prior to this role, Mondisa worked as a professional in the areas of manufacturing, operations, technical sales, and publishing for ten years.  She also served as an adjunct faculty in the Engineering Technology Program at Triton College in River Grove, IL for seven years. Mondisa earned her Ph.D. in Engineering Education and an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University; an M.B.A. degree from Governors State University; and a B.S. degree in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.    

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PUBLICATIONS, GRANTS, AWARDS & ENGAGEMENTS

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

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Journal of Engineering Education

Bork, S. J. & Mondisa, J.-L. (2022).

Engineering Graduate Students’ Mental Health: A Scoping Literature Review.

Journal of Engineering Education, 111(3), 665-702.

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The Journal of Faculty Development

Diggs, A. B. & Mondisa, J.-L. (2022). 

STEM Future Faculty Development Programs for Minoritized Populations:

Understanding Characteristics and Opportunities. The Journal of Faculty Development, 36(1), 15-22.

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Journal of Diversity in Higher Education

Mondisa, J.-L. & Adams, R.S. (2022).

A Learning Partnerships Perspective of How Mentors Help Protégés Develop Self-Authorship. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 15(3), 337-353.  

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Journal of Negro Education

Mondisa, J.-L. & Main, J. (2021). 

Mentors’ Perceptions of their African-American Undergraduate Protégés’ Needs and Challenges.  Journal of Negro Education, 90(2), 195-210.

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Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning

Mondisa, J.-L., Packard, B.W.-L., & Montgomery, B. L. (2021).

Understanding what STEM mentoring ecosystems need to thrive: A STEM-ME framework. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 29(1), 110-135.

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Journal of Engineering Education

Washington, V. & Mondisa, J.-L. (2021).

The Social Community Experiences of Engineering Undergraduates in a Mentoring Program.

Journal of Engineering Education, 110(4), 1-23.

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Journal of Women and Minorities in Science & Engineering

Mondisa, J.-L. (2020).  

The Role of Social Capital in African-American STEM Mentoring Relationships.

Journal of Women and Minorities in Science & Engineering, 26(2), 125-153.

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FEATURED GRANTS

National Science Foundation Grant No. 2133544 

 Assessing Institutional Assets, Vulnerabilities, and Synergies and using a STEM Mentoring Ecosystem Framework: A Multi-institution, Interdisciplinary Workshop.

National Science Foundation Grant No. 2000730

Collaborative Research: Improving the Educational Experiences, Outcomes, and Career Pathways of Welding Technology Students.

National Science Foundation Grant No. 2054823

The Nature of Engineering Work? Curricular Messaging and Alignment with Diverse Undergraduate Students’ Expectations, Values, and Aspirations.

National Science Foundation Grant No. 1942274

CAREER: An Investigation of Mentors’ Practices that Help Minoritized Undergraduates Persist in STEM.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2022

Sister Mary Ambrosia Fitzgerald Mentoring Award

2020

MLK Spirit Faculty Award

2022

The Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE) UPS Minority Advancement Award

2019

Creativity, Daring, and Innovation Award

2020

College of Business Alumni
Hall of Achievement

2018

Dr. Willie Hobbs Moore
Aspire, Advance, Achieve Mentoring Award

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Mentoring in the time of COVID-19:

Strategies to help support students during a pandemic,

The Michigan Engineer News Center,

October 23, 2020, written by Joi-Lynn Mondisa:

Advancing creativity and mentorship in engineering education, The Michigan Engineer News Center, May 18, 2020, written by Kate McAlpine:

ARTICLE FEATURES

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APPEARANCES AND MENTIONS

Featured Subject as a Coordinator in “GADgET Girls: STEM Futures”, a documentary about the GADgET girls 2012 summer camp at Triton College, River Grove, IL. Aired on October 22, 2017 on PBS WTTW Chicago.

Featured Subject on “Mentoring Queens”,  a 1-hour quarterly docuseries celebrating African American female mentors and the strides they make towards the betterment of young women. Aired on November 5, 2022.

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WORKSHOP FACILITATION

Some session topics include:

• How to Mentor

• How to be Mentored

• How to Navigate Advising and Mentoring

• How to Navigate Graduate School

CONSULTATIONS

• Projects

• Workshops

• Trainings

• Grants

• Assessment and Evaluation

Get in Touch

Joi Mondisa

  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/joi-m-0848953/
  • Twitter
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