Faculty Profile for Dr. Shailen Singh

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Dr. Shailen Singh
Assistant Professor — Org, Wkforce, & Ldrshp Studies
Assistant Professor — Org, Wkforce, & Ldrshp Studies
PED 101
phone: (512) 716-4541

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Shailen Singh currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Organization, Workforce, & Leadership Studies at Texas State with a research focus on the overlap between organization development and accessibility, with an emphasis on issues affecting parents of children with disabilities.

Dr. Singh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Texas A&M University, a Master's Degree in Higher Education from the University of Arkansas, and completed his Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University-College Station. Prior to his time at Texas State, Dr. Singh spent 15 years as a University Administrator in areas related to First-Year Experience, Student Success, and Disability Services.

Research Interests

Dr. Singh is interested in improving accessibility (to both physical spaces and organizational processes/policies) for disabled people and their families through sound organizational development practices.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Xie, L., Chang, C. N., & Singh, S. M. (2021). Emotional intelligence, voice, and flow: A team-level study. Team Performance Management. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1108/TPM-12-2020-0110
  • Ashford-Hanserd, S. N., Singh, S. M., Muoneke, A., & Eaglin, P. (2021). Teachers’ Perceptions of Barriers Influencing African American and Hispanic Students with Disabilities’ Participation in K-12 Computer Science Education. Retrieved from http://respect2021.stcbp.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/001_Short_Research_01_paper_88.pdf
  • Singh, S. M., Orlando, J. M., Alghamdi, Z. S., Franklin, K. A., & Lobo, M. A. (2021). Reframing Clinical Paradigms: Strategies for Improving Patient Care Relationships. Physical Therapy Journal, 101, 1–13. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzab095
  • Singh, S. M. (2020). I Am Who I Need to Be: Reflections on Parental Identity Development from a Father of a Child with Disabilities. In J. Reich (Ed.), The State of Families: Law, Policy, and the Meaning of Relationships (pp. 348–353). Abingon Oxon, Oxford, England: Routledge.
  • Singh, S. M., & Gilson, C. B. (2020). Toward an Inclusive Definition of College Student Development. Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.13021/jipe.2020.2719

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Service, Texas State University Faculty Awards Program. March 31, 2022
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award in Service, Texas State College of Applied Arts. August 20, 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State Alumni Association. May 15, 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Texas State Football-Guest Coach, Texas State Athletics. October 10, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Guest Coach, Texas A&M Football. October 2015

Selected Grants

  • Eaglin, Phillip G. (Principal), Muoneke, Ada (Co-Principal), Ashford-Hanserd, Shetay Nicole (Co-Principal), Singh, Shailendra Mohan (Supporting). Broadening participation to include African American and Hispanic students with disabilities in computer science learning using voice user interface project-based learning, National Science Foundation, Federal, $1616024. (Submitted: February 11, 2019, Funded: October 1, 2019 - August 30, 2021). Grant.
  • Farris, Kristen Nacole LeBlanc (Principal), Singh, Shailendra Mohan (Co-Principal), Burke, Patricia Jean (Supporting). Developing Communicative Resilience in Parent-Caregivers of Children with Medically Complex Conditions, Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $16000. (Submitted: September 20, 2021). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
IEEE Respect 2022
February 18, 2022-Present
First Year Journey Subcommittee
February 8, 2022-Present
Summative Evaluation Committee for Dean Chahin
January 24, 2022-Present
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Committee
September 1, 2021-Present
University Lecture Committee
October 21, 2020-Present