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Diana Bond, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE

Assistant Professor
Advanced Nursing Practice & Education
Office: 2126 Health Sciences Building
Phone: (252) 744-6505
Email: bondd@ecu.edu

Dr. Bond primarily teaches in the Nursing Education concentration. Dr. Bond is certified in Nursing Professional Development from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and as an Academic Nurse Education from the National League for Nursing.


Dr. Bond graduated from Radford University with her BSN, University of Maryland with her MSN, and ECU with her PhD. She has taught in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs and in continuing professional education.

Below are her certifications:

Certified in Nursing Professional Development


American Nurses Credentialig Center

Certified as Academic Nurse Educator

National League for Nursing

Research Interests

My research interests are the nursing faculty shortage and nursing education in general.

Blog/Twitter/Facebook links


Referred Articles/Papers

Bond, D. K. (2017).  Will BSN students consider a future faculty role?   Nursing Education Perspectives, 38 (1), 9-17, doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000106.

Clark, K., Colevins, H., & Bond, D. (2009).  Crossing the clinical chasm:  From the backpack to the palm.  Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 25(2), E14-18.

Colevins, H., Bond, D., & Clark, K. (April, 2006).  Nurse refresher students get a hand from handhelds.  Computers in Libraries, 6-8 & 46-47.

Book Chapters

Books and Monographs

Non-Refereed Articles/Papers


Refereed Presentations

Bond, D. K. (2016-2017, November). Nursing's Future Faculty-Nursing Students' Intent for Future Faculty Roles.  GAHEC Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice Symposium, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Bond, D. K. (2015-2016, November). Applicability of Social Cognitive Career Theory for Future Nursing Faculty Workforce Recruiting. Sigma Theta Tau 43rd Biennial Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bond, D. K. (2014-2015, March). Poster: Nursing's Future Faculty: Nursing Students Intent for Future Faculty Roles. 24th Annual Collaborative Nursing Research Day, Greenville, North Carolina.

2014 (March). Poster: Nursing's Future Faculty: Nursing Students Intent for Future Faculty Roles. 24th Annual Collaborative Nursing Research Day: Greenville, NC.

2012 (September). Podium Presentation: Nursing Future Faculty-Nursing Students’ Intent for Future Faculty Role, NLN:  Anaheim, CA.

2011 (April).  Poster Presentation: A Pilot Study:  Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Evaluation of an Online Survey to Assess Interest and Intent for a Future Faculty Role. ECU Research & Creative Week: Greenville, NC.

2008 (November).  Podium Presentation: Research on the Factors that Attract and Dissuade Assuming a Faculty Role.  ECU: Greenville, NC. 

2008 (October). Podium Presentation: Faculty Care:  Push Me, Pull You.  NCNA:  Winston-Salem, NC.

2008 (September). Podium Presentation: A Statewide Study to Assess the Factors in the Choice of an Academic Career, NLN:  San Antonio, TX.

Non-Referred Presentations

Invited Presentations

2016-2017:  OFE presentation: OFE Presentation-Teaching Online Faculty Interest Group:  Create an Inviting Online Classroom Using Blackboard Tools


Special Projects/Faculty Development

Research Activities

Bond, D. (2011, December).  Pre-licensure Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Career Choice Goal for a Future Faculty Role and Graduate Education:  Adaptation and Testing of Social Cognitive Career Theory.  (Doctoral Dissertation). East Carolina University, United States – North Carolina.  Retrieved from http://thescholarship.ecu.edu/bitstream/handle/10342/3719/Bond_ecu_0600D_10560.pdf?sequence=1

Honors and Awards

  • Phyllis N. Horns Outstanding PhD Student Award, 2012
  • ECU Research & Creativity Award, Graduate Online Poster Presentation, 2011
  • AHEC John Payne Fellowship, 2010
  • Research and Creativity Award, Sigma Theta Tau, ECU Beta Nu Chapter, 2010