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Marquis Who's Who Honors Cynthia Blodgett-Griffin, PhD, with Inclusion in Who's Who in the World

Cynthia Blodgett-Griffin strives to help adult graduate students achieve their goals at any stage in life.

    LINCOLN, NE, September 01, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to honor Cynthia Blodgett-Griffin, PhD, with inclusion in Who's Who in the World. An accomplished listee, Cynthia Blodgett-Griffin celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Cynthia Blodgett-Griffin is an adult educator with career experience specializing in online and distance education. She received a Bachelor of Science in graphic communications and advertising from Minnesota State University. Following graduation, she founded Blodgett Learning Systems where she specialized in print technology and graphic design, and taught graphic design software at community college. As a successful business leader, she went on to graduate school at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she earned a Master of Arts in adult education. One of her accomplishments was to establish the first distance education teacher training institute for adult basic educators in Nebraska. During this time, her research focused on critical thinking and adult basic education curriculum.

Dr. Blodgett-Griffin received her Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the College of Education and Human Sciences with a research focus on post-secondary students with mild traumatic brain injury. Dr. Blodgett-Griffin has been a resource for online students with head and brain injuries with strategies to succeed in higher education. While pursuing her doctoral studies, Dr. Blodgett-Griffin worked with an instructional design team on a grant to establish online curriculum for a distance education high school.

During this time, Dr. Blodgett-Griffin began teaching at an internationally prestigious university in the open, digital, and distance education graduate degree division. She has taught over 15 master's and doctoral courses, including research methods and proposal development. Dr. Blodgett-Griffin has chaired many thesis and doctoral committees. She continues to focus her career as a distance educator because she understands that the online educator requires specialized instructional and mentoring skill to support adult students as they navigate through their academic journeys.

As a respected educator in her field, Dr. Blodgett-Griffin has written and co-authored for various industry publications and organizations. Her book, Mild traumatic brain injury and information access on the World Wide Web, draws from her research for her doctoral dissertation, A grounded theory study of the process of accessing the information on the World Wide Web by people with mild traumatic brain injury. She continues to apply her extensive research and publishing knowledge to support her former students to publish their research in academic journals.

Throughout her teaching career, Dr. Blodgett-Griffin has drawn extensively from the influence of her own professors and mentors, who offered continual support throughout her university education. She finds this to be an asset as she seeks to continually improve her teaching and mentoring skills. Looking toward the future, Dr. Blodgett-Griffin plans to continue online teaching, and to draw from her teacher training experience to train educators who are developing their skills to teach at a distance.

For her efforts in her career, in addition to outstanding reviews from her students, Dr. Blodgett-Griffin has been recognized as Professional Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women. She was also named as a Woman of Outstanding Leadership and received recognition for Outstanding Professionalism.

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