Dedicated, higher education faculty member and administrator with 20 years of experience in adult and higher education spanning a variety of roles including: Academic Advising, Career Services, Full-time faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Program Development, National Department Chair, and National and International Accreditation. Areas of expertise include Academic Affairs, Assessment, Strategic Planning, International Programs, and Online Learning. Before entering the world of higher education, 12 years of experience in corporate adult education, consulting and senior organizational development.
Current research focuses on adult education, training and development, as well as new and evolving technologies involving distance education and life-long learning. Ongoing focus on diversity and inclusion initiatives as they apply to both professional and vocational development and academic and educational success. Strong emphasis on international and global academic initiatives and student success. Currently examining the relationship between emerging technologies and student engagement, performance and retention.