Kamden K. Strunk, Ph.D.

Professor, Foundations of Education

Kamden K. Strunk, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, 2012, Oklahoma State University
  • M.S. in Psychology, 2009, Evangel University
  • B.A. in Psychology, 2007, Evangel University

Research interests

  • Critical quantitative methodologies including queer quantitative methods, QuantQueer, and QuantCrit
  • Intersectional queer studies in education
  • Critical approaches to the psychology of education

Recent publications/projects

  • *Weise, J., *Courtney, S., & Strunk, K.K. (2021). “I didn’t think I’d be supported,”: LGBTQ students’ non-reporting of bias incidents at Southeastern colleges and universities. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/dhe0000274
  • Strunk, K.K. & Shelton, S.A. (Eds.) (2021). Encyclopedia of queer studies in education. Brill.
  • Strunk, K.K. (Accepted for inclusion). Critical approaches to quantitative research: Review, critique, and applications. In S. Diem & M. Young (Eds.), Handbook of critical educational research. Routledge.
  • Strunk, K.K. (2021, October). Considering equity and justice in teaching quantitative methods. Inside Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2021/10/29/ensuring-equity-justice-when-teaching-quantitative-methods-opinion


Dr. Kamden Strunk is a professor in the Research, Assessment, and Evaluation concentration in the Department of Foundations of Education. He primarily teaches quantitative research methods, and has also taught in the areas of educational foundations, social justice, educational psychology, and human development. His research focuses in three broad areas: critical quantitative methodologies, intersectional queer studies in education, and critical approaches to the psychology of education.

Curriculum Vitae

(804) 828-3738 [main number for Department of Foundations of Education]