Ed.D. Northern Illinois University
M.S.Ed., Northern Illinois University
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vivona, B., Cloninger, K., & Grief, L. (2022). A qualitative study of the value, organizational supports, and barriers to specialty nursing certification. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management, 28.100259
Wolfgram, M., Vivona, B., & Akram, T. (2021). On the intersectional amplification of barriers to college internships: A comparative case study analysis. Harvard Educational Review, 91(4), 457-481.
Iordan, D., Roth, G., Vivona, B. (2020). Becoming a nursing program graduate: Transitions and adaptations by Eastern European immigrant students of a Midwest community college. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 15(1), 72-76.
Miller, J., Vivona, B., & Roth, G. (2017). Work role transitions: Expert nurses to novice preceptors. European Journal of Training and Development, 41(6), 559-574.
Miller, J., Vivona, B. & Roth, G. (2016). Nursing preceptors and meaning making. The Qualitative Report, 21(11), 2014-2032.
Vivona, B.D. (2014). To laugh or not to laugh: Understandings of the appropriateness of Humour and joking in the workplace. European Journal of Humour Research, 2 (1), 1-18.
Vivona, B.D. (2014). Humor functions within crime scene investigations: Group dynamics, stress, and the negotiation of emotions. Police Quarterly, 17(2), 127-149.
Vivona, B. (2022, March). A qualitative look at the perceived value, barriers, and supports to certification. ABNS Spring Conference. Charleston, SC.
Wolfgram, M., Vang, M., Vivona, B., Arman, L., Deeb, R., Moua, P., Xiong, Y. (2021, July). Pathways learning sessions: Voices from the field. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Learning Week (Virtual).
Vivona, B. (2021, March). A Taste of Success: Higher Education, Spring Career Jump Start. SuccessWorks at the College of Letters and Science. UW-Madison (Virtual panel)
Akram, T., Wolfgram, M., & Vivona, B. (2020, March). On the intersectional amplification of barriers to college internships participation. UW-Madison Center for Educational Research 2020 Poster Fair. Madison, WI (Conference cancelled due to COVID).
Vivona, B.D. (2020, February). Graduate research colloquium panel member. The Academy of Human Resource Development 2020 AHRD International Conference in the Americas. Atlanta, GA.
Vivona, B.D. (2018, February). Theory to Practice: Considering Humor and Adult Education. The Academy of Human Resource Development 2018 AHRD Conference in the Americas. Richmond, VA.
2020-Source: Competency and Credentialing Institute Research Foundation Project: A Qualitative Study of the Perceived Value of Nursing Certification
2022-present: Member, Commission of Workforce and Professional Development, AAACE
2020-present: Executive committee, The W Club, University of Wisconsin Letter Winners Association
2019-2025 (Second 3-year term). Board of Directors, American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS)
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