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Hiuko Adams

Part-Time Instructor    ,
Education

Mercer University: Doctor of Philosophy, Higher Education Leadership
Dissertation: College Choice: An Investigation of First-Year Students’ Decisions’ Conformity to the Principles of Human Capital Theory.
Graduation Date: 2013

University of Malawi: Master of Arts, Economics
Thesis: Tax reforms and revenue productivity in Kenya.
Graduation Date: 2000.

University of Nairobi: Bachelor of Arts Economics
First Class Honors
Graduation Date: 1997

Specializations

Macroeconomics, higher education financing and policy, economics of education, human capital theory, student retention
Committees/Organizations
American Educational Research Association – member of Division D, Measurement and Research Methodology
American Economic Association
Atlanta Area Evaluation Association
Scholarship Review Committee - DeVry University
Student Retention Committee - Beulah Heights University
Academic Advising Committee - Bauder College

Biography
Publications

Dissertation: College Choice: An Investigation of First-Year Students’ Decisions’ Conformity to the Principles of Human Capital Theory.
The Effectiveness of a Program for Urban High School Students: A paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference in San Diego, April 2009.
The effectiveness of a summer program to attract minority high school students into science and mathematics teaching and their subsequent course taking and selected college majors: A paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference in New York, March 2008.
Kenya Economic Outlook. A chapter written for the World Economic Outlook published by African Development Bank, 2002 and 2003.

Recognitions and Awards

2008 President's Volunteer Service Award conferred by the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. This is a national honor offered in recognition of outstanding volunteer service.
Certificate of Special Recognition: Awarded at Tighter Grip Awards dinner for commitment and support to Tighter Grip: African American Male Initiative, Georgia State University. April 27, 2005.
Certificate of Merit: African Development and Economic Consultants Prize: awarded for being the best final year student in the department of Economics, University of Nairobi in 1996/97. September 13, 1999.