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Marianne Jeffreys
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: College of Staten Island
Phone: 718-982-3825
Degrees/Diplomas: EdD, M.Ed, MA, BS, RN
Research Interests: Transcultural Nursing, Student Retention and Success, Culturally Diverse Students, Cultural Competence, Instrumentation, Self-Efficacy, Teaching and Learning

Professional Interests:

  • Transcultural Nursing
  • Student Retention and Success
  • Culturally Diverse Students
  • Cultural Competence
  • Instrumentation
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Teaching and Learning

Primary Teaching Areas:

  • Transcultural Nursing
  • Disseration Seminar
  • Educational Research in Health Care Settings
  • Professional Issues in Health Care and Nursing

Selected Publications: (2011-2016)
Peer Reviewed Books

  • Jeffreys, M. R. (2016). Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care: Inquiry, Action, and Innovation (3rd Edition). New York: Springer.
  • Jeffreys, M. R. (2016). Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit (3rd Edition). New York: Springer.
  • Jeffreys, M. R. (2012). Nursing Student Retention: Understanding the Process and Making a Difference (2nd Ed.), New York, NY: Springer.
  • Jeffreys, M. R. (2012). Nursing Student Retention Toolkit. New York, NY: Springer.
Peer Reviewed Book Chapters:
  • Jeffreys, M. R.; & Stier, L. (2015). Academic Dishonesty. (In: Smith, M. J., Carpenter, R., & Fitzpatrick, J. J., Ed.). Encyclopedia of nursing education. New York: Springer Publishing, 2-5.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:
  • Jeffreys, M. R. (2015). Jeffreys's Nursing Universal Retention and Success (NURS) Model:  Overview and Action Ideas for Optimizing Outcomes A-Z. Nurse Education Today, 35, 425-431.
  • Jeffreys, M. R. (2014). Student retention and success: Optimizing outcomes through HOLISTIC COMPETENCE and proactive inclusive enrichment (PIE). Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 9(4), 164-170.
  • Jeffreys, M. R. & Dogan, E. (2013). Evaluating Cultural Competence in the Clinical Practicum, Nursing Education Perspectives, 34(2), 88-94.
  • Jeffreys, M. R. & Dogan, E. (2012). Evaluating the influence of cultural competence education on students’ transcultural self-efficacy perceptions, Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 23(2), 188-197. 


  • Ed.D - Teachers College, Columbia University
  • M.Ed.- Teachers College, Columbia University
  • M.A.- Teachers College, Columbia University
  • B.S.- State University of New York (SUNY) College at Plattsburgh