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2024 - Faculty, Institute for Emerging Leaders in Online Learning (IELOL), Online Learning Consortium


2023 - Board Member, Association for Online & Professional Education (UPCEA). 

2023 -- Current, Reviewer, International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT), IGI Global.

2023 – Current Editorial Review Board, Online Learning Journal, Online Learning Consortium.


2022 – Current Editorial Board, Advances in Online Education: A Peer-Reviewed Journal, Henry Stewart Publications.


2022 – 2023 Leadership Member, Council for Chief Online Learning Officers, UPCEA.


2019 – Current Peer Reviewer, TechTrends, Springer.


2019 – Current Peer Reviewer, International Accreditation Council for Business Education. 


2018 – Current Principal Researcher & Co-Founder, CORAL Research Collaborative. Lead a series of research studies into online higher education.  


2018 – Current Doctoral Chair and Committee Member, National Louis University.


2017 - Current State Advocacy Leader (IN), Epilepsy Foundation of America (EFA) Washington, DC. State and national legislative advocacy.


2016 - Current Advisory Board Member, Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana (EFIN), Indianapolis, IN. General oversight and guidance to the Executive Director and Community Action Network. 


2016 - Current Peer Reviewer, Master Peer Reviewer, and Online Program Reviewer, Quality Matters (QM), Annapolis, MD. Review peer institution’s online course offerings for improvement and alignment to the QM standards. 


2021 – 2021 Co-Chair Invited Speakers & Workshops for Innovate Conference, Online Learning Consortium.


2019 – 2021 Co-Chair, Equity & Inclusion Committee, Online Learning Consortium.


2018 – 2020 Leadership Engagement Subcommittee Member, National Council for Online Education (UPCEA).

2010 – 2011 Committee Member, Research Committee, The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Washington, DC. Reviewed sponsored research and the need for data to support member organizations. 


2007 – 2009 Evaluator, Accreditation Team, The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Washington, DC. Participated in multiple accreditation visits to institutions across the United States.


2004 – 2007 Board member, American Red Cross of Northeastern New York, Albany, NY. Assisted Executive Director in meeting organizational needs. 

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Evolution, maturation, and revolution in online education

Higher education innovation

Implicit social cognition in the workplace

Northeastern University

  • Doctor of Education, Higher Ed Administration
  • 2009 – 2016

    • Defense: February 23, 2016

    • Term graduation: April 14, 2016

    • Research Topic: Human Resource Professionals Perceptions on For-Profit Education

University of Maryland Global

  • Micromasters, Instructional Design & Technology 

  • 2020 -- 2023

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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