Dr. Fred Milacci is a Professor and Qualitative Research Consultant in the Graduate
School of Education at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. His primary
professional interest centers on enhancing the teaching/learning process- particularly in
Christian educational and distance learning contexts- via the utilization of principles
from the academic discipline of adult education. Pursuant to this interest, Dr. Milacci
has served as a consultant to a wide range of educational endeavors in a variety of
organizations including churches, community and professional agencies, and institutions
of higher learning. 



Gifted Dropouts: Phenomenological Case Studies of Rural Gifted Students (with James Zabloski), Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research (2012)

In this qualitative phenomenological study, we sought to explore the life experiences of 7 rural...



Quantum of Solitude: Lonelines as Experienced by Pastors' Wives (with Jama Davis), Faculty Publications and Presentations (2009)

This phenomenological study investigated the individual experiences of eight pastors’ wives with the phenomenon, loneliness....



A Phenomenology of the Integration of Faith and Learning (with Elizabeth C. Sites, Fernando L. Garzon, and Barbara Boothe), Journal of Psychology and Theology (2009)

This phenomenological investigation examined how eight student-nominated faculty who teach at an evangelical Christian liberal...



Moving Towards Faith: A Phenomenological Inquiry into Spirituality in Adult Education, Christian Higher Education Journal (2006)

This study examined how eight adult education practitioners understand spirituality. The investigation defined and grounded...



Marketing God: A Critical Inquiry into Spirituality in the Workplace (with Sharon Howell), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Adult Education Research Conference (2002)

This paper examines the way spirituality is co-opted and commodified to serve the interests of...




From Monologue to Dialogue: Enhancing the Teaching/Learning Process, Annual Conference of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Universities (2005)

This presentation is designed to facilitate participants in creating an active learning environment in the...



Transgressing the Spiritual Boundary: Integrating the Soul into Psychology (with David Lawson, Michael Firmin, and William Anderson), 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (2005)

The purpose of the present symposium is twofold: 1) to evaluate the definition of spirituality...



Anatomy of Adults' Learning Experiences (with Ian Baptiste, Kristine Lalley, and Honoratha Mushi), 50th Annual American Association of Adult and Continuing Education Conference (2001)

In this study, 4 researchers conduct phenomenological interviews to find out how adults describe their...




A Step Towards Faith: The Limitations of Spirituality in Adult Education Practice, Faculty Dissertations (2003)

This phenomenological study examined how eight adult education practitioners understand spirituality and how that understanding...




An Introduction to Qualitative Research Design (with Gary Sibcy), GCRE Podcasts (2007)