Dr. Corey Seemiller has worked in higher education for more than 20 years in both faculty and administrative positions in higher education. She has both taught and directed programs related to her areas of expertise, which include leadership, civic engagement, career development, and social justice. Her student affairs background includes Residence Life, Academic Advising, Career Services, Fraternity and Sorority Programs, Educational Opportunity Program (recruitment and retention of low-income, first-generation students), and Student Involvement and Leadership.
Dr. Seemiller currently serves as an award-winning faculty member in the department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations at Wright State University and previously held roles including Director of Leadership, Learning, and Assessment at OrgSync, Inc., a campus management technology platform and Director of Leadership Programs at the University of Arizona.
In addition to Generation Z Goes to College, Generation Z Leads, and Generation Z: A Century in the Making, she is the author of The Student Leadership Competencies Guidebook designed to help educators develop intentional curriculum that enhances leadership competency development with students as well as designed evaluation measurements for each competency, an online database that outlines leadership competencies needed by each academically accredited industry, a workbook, online competency self-assessment, and an iOS app. Dr. Seemiller also co-authored an award-winning children’s book, Fenix: The Fearless Feline, with her then 8 year-old Gen Z daughter.
Dr. Seemiller served as the 2014 and 2015 Co-Chair for the National Leadership Symposium and the 2015 and 2017 Co-Chair of the Leadership Education Academy. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Lead365, as a member of SAGE ‘s Editorial Advisory Board for the Leadership Videos Collection, and a founder and Board member of the Sonoran Center for Leadership Development, which offers affordable and accessible leadership development training for individuals and groups in Southern Arizona.
Dr. Seemiller received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Arizona State University, Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, and Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Arizona.
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