Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale, Dr.
Rubin Landau, and Dr. Renetta Tull led two PhD workshops in August
2012: Proposal Writing, recorded session at
http://bit.ly/ELA_proposal_writing_Aug2012, and The Final Defense,
recorded session at http://bit.ly/ELA_FinalDefense.
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Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale has a passion for helping people
succeed. To say Dr. Carter-Veale understands the obstacles to
success is an understatement. She adopted author Julia Cameron’ s ( The
Artist’s Way) personal philosophy "Leap and the net will appear," to
encourage herself throughout her educational career. Raised in a home
challenged by poverty, alcoholism, and abuse, along with four siblings, the
statistics said that Dr. Carter-Veale would not graduate high school or attend
college. Ignoring those statistics, she attended Stanford University after
graduating from the academically rigorous Boston Latin Academy. That was her
escape and her promise of a brighter future. She earned both a B.A. and M.A.
from Stanford in six years – even after becoming a single
parent. Earning five degrees from Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, and
University of Wisconsin-Madison, she persevered despite the costs and seemingly