Dr. Hoover teaches in the MA in Organizational Leadership program. Her classes are offered at the graduate and undergraduate levels, in on campus blended, intensive, and online formats. Her research interests include applied ethics, diversity and inclusion, and service learning. She has published articles in journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics, Personnel Review, and the Organization Development Journal. She has also presented her research at the International Leadership Association (ILA) and the Annual Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE) conferences. She has been certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and a trainer for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Her leadership roles include being the former Chair of the Washington State Legislative Ethics Board and the current Director of the Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies.
Hoover, K. F. & Pepper, M. (2015). How did they say that: Ethics statements at Best Companies to Work For. Journal of Business Ethics, 131(3), 605-617. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-014-2255-z
Hoover, K.F. & O’Neil, D.A. (2015). Leading by example: Images of diversity and collaboration on university web pages. International Leadership Journal, 7(2), 46-66.
Hoover, K. F. (2015). Reflections on student affect in group projects: Are we encouraging our students to be in community with others? Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 4(1), 63-71.
Wallace, H., Hoover, K. F. & Pepper, M. (2014). Multicultural ethics and diversity discourse. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion – An International Journal, 33(4), 318-333. DOI 10.1108/EDI-05-2013-0035
Hoover, K.F., O’Neil, D.A., & Poutiatine, M. (2013). Gender and leadership: A frame analysis of university home web page images. Journal of Academic Ethics. DOI: 10.1007/s10805-013-9197-4
Ayers, M., Hoover, K. F., & Topuzova, L. (2013). A new sweet spot: Service-learning for graduate online students in Jesuit education. Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 2(1), 11-22.
Hoover, K. F., Topuzova, L., & Wallace, H. (2013). The “little white lie:” An exercise to explore the relevance of diversity curriculum. Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 2(1), 78-89.
Casile, M., Hoover, K., & O’Neil, D. (2011). Both-and, not either-or: Knowledge and service-learning. Education + Training, 53(2/3), 129-139. DOI 10.1108/00400911111115672
Hoover, K., Casile, M. (2007). Group development processes for service-learning. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 11(3), 33-37.
Casile, M., Hoover, K.F., & Carr, A.S. (2006). Building strength from within: How one not-for-profit asserted control. Organization Development Journal, 24(2), 69-82.
Kosnik, T., Wong-MingJi, D., & Hoover, K. (2006). Outsourcing vs. insourcing in the human resource supply chain: a comparison of five generic models. Personnel Review, 35(6), 671-683. DOI 10.1108/00483480610702728
Refereed Book Chapter
Hoover, K., Casile, M., & Hanke, R. (2008). How Discussion Boards Drive Course Concept Mastery in Service-eLearning. In Service-eLearning: Educating for Citizenship. Amber Dailey-Hebert, Emily Donnelli-Sallee, and Laurie N. Dipadova-Stocks (Ed.) Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.