Angela Harnden, Ph.D.

Oklahoma Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)
College of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
PO Box 26901, ROB 342
Oklahoma City, OK 73190-3042
 
Phone: 405-271-4500 41007
Email: angela-harnden@ouhsc.edu
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Last Updated: August 30, 2017

Angela Harnden
 

Leadership Administrative Staff: OKLEND Program Evaluator
Primary Activity Coordinators: Cultural Diversity
Data
Research
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Director of UCEDD Data and Outcomes/LEND Program Evaluator
 
Discipline(s): Data and Outcomes, Research and Program Evaluation
 
AUCD Council Membership: Multicultural Council
Community Education Directors' Council
No Council Membership
 
Research: Assessment of Child Care Need, Availability, Quality
Education: Sociology
Service: Public Policy

Vita/Bio

EDUCATION

Ph.D.   Sociology, University of Oklahoma, 2005

M.A.    Sociology, University of Oklahoma, 1996

B.S.     Sociology, University of Oklahoma, 1993

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director of Data and Outcomes

Center for Learning and Leadership, Oklahoma's Federally Designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, December 2005 to present.

Duties: Manage and coordinate the collection, analysis and reporting of data and outcomes for the center. These duties include mentoring, program design, technical assistance, data analysis, program evaluation, goal development, and proposal development.

Program Evaluator

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) for the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Child Study Center, August 2006 to present.

Duties:Manage and coordinate the collection, analysis and reporting of core faculty and trainee data and the outcomes for the program. These duties include mentoring, program design, technical assistance, data analysis, program evaluation, and proposal development.

Senior Researcher

Office of Planning, Policy and Research, OK Department of Human Services, Oklahoma City, June 2000 to November 2005.

Duties: Manage and coordinate all research projects requested by the Division of Child Care. Work individually and as a team, to produce statistical analysis, reports and projects that address agency concerns and issues. Develop of research projects to completion. This includes gathering, analyzing, evaluating and preparing a report of the findings.

Researcher II

Office of Finance, Planning and Research Unit, OK Department of Human Services, Oklahoma City, November 1999 to June 2000.

Duties: Manage and coordinate all research projects requested by the Division of Child Care. Work at a full-performance level, individually and as part of a team, to produce statistical analysis, reports, and projects that address agency concerns/issues.

Management Analyst

Office of Finance, Planning and Research Unit, OK Department of Human Services, Oklahoma City, June 1997 to November 1999.

Duties: Develop, analyze, evaluate and improve the effectiveness of work methods and procedures, manpower utilization, distribution of work assignments and management controls.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant

Department of Sociology, University of Oklahoma,

Norman, August 1993-August 1995

Instructor

Department of Sociology, University of Oklahoma

Norman, June 1995- May 1997 (Introduction to Sociology)

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant

  • Summer, 1996: American Indian Institute.

Duties: data analysis.

  • Summer, 1994: Institute for Applied Social Policy Studies.

Duties: design codebooks, clean and analyze data, and write a report.

  • Summer, 1993: Research for the OU Sociology Department.

Duties: data management.

Field Supervisor

August 1993 - May 1994. "The Annual Oklahoma City Survey" funded by the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oklahoma; an annual door-to-door, general attitude, random survey, of Oklahoma City respondents. Duties: interviewer, trained and supervised interviews and analyzed the data.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Paper Presentations

  • "Vietnam Women's Memorial Project," Southwest Social Sciences, March 1995.
  • "Interconnections between Religion, Religiosity, and Attitudes toward Marital Violence." National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference. Nov. 1995.
  • "Welfare Reform and Quality Child Care in Oklahoma: The Growing Need for Capacity in Homes and Centers." National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, November 1998.
  • "Assessing Child Care Need and Availability in Oklahoma using Geographical Information Systems." National Association for the Education of Young Children, November 1999.
  • "The Effects of Child Care Experiences and Related Factors on Employment for TANF Recipients." National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, November 2000.

Publications

1996. Cochran, John K., Mitch Chamlin, Leonard Beeghly, Angela Harnden, and Brenda Sims Blackwell, "Religious Stability, Homogamy and the Effects of Personal Religiosity on Attitudes toward Abortion." Sociology of Religion, 57:3, 273-289.

2001. Herrerias, Catalina, Angela Harnden and Stephanie Bond, "Child Care in Oklahoma: The Reaching for the Stars Program." Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology, 29:1, 47-64.

2005. Harnden, Angela. "Child Care and Welfare Reform." Dissertation, The University of Oklahoma.