MSHE Faculty

MSHE Faculty

Aaron, Robert

Aaron, Robert

Executive Director, Assessment & Planning in Student Affairs, Northwestern University

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Higher Education, Indiana University, 2010
  • MA, Higher Education & Student Affairs, The Ohio State University, 1996
  • BA, Music, University of Rochester, 1993

Research Interests

College student identity development, assessment & evaluation in higher education. 

Brehm, Stephanie

Brehm, Stephanie

Assistant Director for Academic Development, The Graduate School, Northwestern

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy

s-brehm@northwestern.edu


Degrees

  • PhD, Religious Studies, Northwestern University, 2017
  • MA, Comparative Religion, Miami University, 2011
  • BA, Religion and Communication Studies, Florida State University, 2009

Research Interests

American religion and mass media, ethnography and narrative, higher education administration and institutional organization.

Brown-Henderson, Lesley-Ann

Brown-Henderson, Lesley-Ann

Assistant Vice President for Inclusion and Chief of Staff in Student Affairs

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Counseling Psychology, Texas A&M University, 2012
  • MS, Counseling Psychology, Texas A&M University, 2008
  • MS, Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education and Counseling Psychology, Texas A&M University, 2006
  • BS, Psychology, University of Miami, 2004
Burke, Peggy

Burke, Peggy

Former Associate Vice President, Student Development, DePaul University

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • MA, History, DePaul University
  • PhD, Higher Education Administration, Loyola University Chicago
  • BA, Secondary Education, DePaul University
Calkins, Susanna

Calkins, Susanna

Senior Associate Director, Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, History, Purdue University, 2001
  • MA, History, Purdue University, 1995
  • BA, History & Political Science, La Salle University, 1993
  • MS, Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 2005

Research Interests

Mentoring, conceptions of teaching, student learning, early modern history, world history, learning and teaching in higher education, and the history and philosophy of higher education.

Engberg, Mark

Engberg, Mark

Senior Consultant and Research Analyst, Human Capital Research Corporation

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • Ph.D., Higher Education, University of Michigan
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, Northwestern University
  • BA, Economics, University of Michigan
Friend, Julie

Friend, Julie

Director, Office of Global Safety and Security

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • MA, English, Michigan State University
  • JD, Law, Michigan State University
  • BS, Speech Communications, Syracuse University
Gillespie, Joan

Gillespie, Joan

Consultant in International Higher Education

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, English, Northwestern University
  • BA, Vassar College

Research Interests

Quality standards and evaluation in international education

Goodman, Adam

Goodman, Adam

Director, Center for Leadership, Northwestern University

Clinical Professor, McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Public Affairs, University of Colorado at Denver
  • BS, Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • MPA, Public Management, University of Colorado at Denver

Research Interests

Leadership, especially assessment, coaching and development; Teamwork, especially assessment and development; Enterprise level learning software for coaching, leadership and teamwork

Haberaecker, Heather

Haberaecker, Heather

Former Chief Business Officer, University of Illinois, Chicago

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • MA, Public Administration, University of Illinois at Springfield
  • AA, Southwestern Illinois College
  • PhD, Higher Education Administration, University of Michigan
  • BS, Education, Northern Illinois University
Holsapple, Matthew

Holsapple, Matthew

Managing Director of Organizational Learning & Impact, iMentor

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Higher Education, University of Michigan, 2014
  • MA, Education Research Methods, University of Michigan, 2011
  • MSEd, College Student Affairs, Purdue University, 2007
  • BS, Public Relations, Purdue University, 2001
Julia, Jake

Julia, Jake

Vice Provost for Administration and Chief of Staff, Northwestern University

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Higher Education Administration, University of Michigan, 1996
  • MA, Higher Education Administration, University of Michigan, 1993
  • BA, History, Plymouth State University, 1981
Lowe, Eugene

Lowe, Eugene

Assistant to the President, Northwestern University

Senior Lecturer, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Union Theological Seminary, 1987
  • MDiv, Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1978
  • BA, Religion, Princeton University, 1971

Research Interests

American religion, social gospel, progressivism, and diversity in higher education.

Meents-DeCaigny, Ellen

Meents-DeCaigny, Ellen

Assistant Vice President of Planning, Operations and Assessment, Vice President's Cabinet, Office of the Vice President, DePaul University

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • MA, Counseling and College Student Development, University of Maryland
  • PhD, Higher Education, Loyola University Chicago
  • BA, Speech Communications, Drake University
Metzger-Mugg, Lisa

Metzger-Mugg, Lisa

Vice President of Program & Operations, Duke of Edinburgh's International Award USA

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • MS, Developmental Psychology, Johns Hopkins University
  • PhD, Educational Psychology, Loyola University Chicago
  • BS, Psychology, Philosophy, and Humanities, Valparaiso University

Research Interests

Improved educational pathways to college completion for underserved students; issues of access, affordability, and successful degree/career outcomes of low-income and underrepresented minority college students; addressing racial, ethnic, and income disparities in educational outcomes through improved institutional support; community colleges; doctoral education; and event history analysis.

Payne-Kirchmeier, Julie

Payne-Kirchmeier, Julie

Vice President for Student Affairs

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Educational Leadership, Administration and Foundations, Indiana State University, 2009
  • MEd, Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, Texas A&M University, 1996
  • BS, Genetics, Texas A&M University, 1994

Research Interests

  • Student affairs
Prachand, Amit

Prachand, Amit

Associate Vice President, Information and Analytics, Northwestern University

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • MEng, Management of Technology, Vanderbilt University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University

Research Interests

Data analysis methods, process improvement and change management

Rapp, Kim

Rapp, Kim

Assistant Vice President, International Relations

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Degrees

  • BA, Communications and International Studies, Juniata College
  • MS, Educational Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • PhD, Higher Education Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MA, African Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Trautvetter-Lois

Trautvetter, Lois

Director, Higher Education Administration and Policy Professor, School of Education and Social Policy