Dr. David Rosch
Editor in Chief
Dave Rosch currently serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he teaches leadership classes, conducts research on the impact of leadership training initiatives, and coordinates the graduate program in the Agricultural Education Program. He currently serves as the Editor of the Journal of Campus Activities Practice and Scholarship, and on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Leadership Education and Journal of Student Leadership.
Dave has served as Chair of the Leadership Scholarship Member Interest Group in the International Leadership Association, the co-coordinator of the National Leadership Symposium, and as a faculty member for the Leadership Educators Academy. Additionally, Dave is the Senior Research Fellow for LeaderShape, Inc. In 2016, Dave was awarded the inaugural Distinguished Scholar Award from the Association of Leadership Educators, and the NACTA Educator Award from the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture.
Dave earned a PhD in Higher Education from Syracuse University, an MS in Student Affairs from Colorado State University, and a BS in Psychology from Binghamton University.
Dr. Danielle Desawal
Section Editor, Focus on Emerging Scholars
Danielle DeSawal is the Master's Program Coordinator and Clinical Associate Professor for Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University. Danielle's research interests focus on professional practice in student affairs, college unions, and advising student organizations on campus. She has presented numerous educational sessions and has keynoted as well as consulted with institutions on student affairs practice and is currently working with ACUI on a research project focused on student learning and success in the college union. She has co-edited a New Directions for Student Services monograph on the trends and issues facing the college union and is currently co-editing a text for NASPA on Professional Competencies in Student Affairs.
Danielle has held leadership positions within national professional associations. She was recognized by ACPA as a Diamond Honoree, and has been honored by Indiana University with the faculty award from the Commission on Multicultural Understanding and the Gordon Faculty Award through the Division of Student Affairs. She has also been recognized for her outstanding teaching and received the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award. She is also currently holding a partial appointment with the Division of Student Affairs at Indiana University as the Senior Advisor to the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.
Prior to joining the faculty Danielle worked on a federally funded grant investigating Latino/a college students collegiate experiences, served as the Educational Program Coordinator for ACUI, and worked with the First Year Experience program at the University of Arkansas. She currently teaches courses in higher education administration, student development, and professional development in student affairs, student organization advising, and leadership development. Danielle holds her B.S. in Consumer and Family Studies Education from Colorado State University, her M.ED in Higher Education Administration from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and her Ph.D. from Indiana University in Higher Education Administration.
Dr. Adam Peck
Section Editor, Scholarship-to-Practice Brief
Dr. Adam Peck has served as Assistant Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas since 2008 and has been a student affairs practitioner for more than 24 years. He is the author of more than forty scholarly publications and has presented more than 100 national and international webinars. He served as editor and co-author of the book, "Engagement & Employability: Integrating Career Learning Through Cocurricular Experiences in Postsecondary Education" (NASPA Press, March 2017). Along with Dr. Kathleen Callahan, he is currently editing, "Leadership Development in Student Employment, New Directions for Student Leadership" with executive editors Susan Komives and Kathy Guthrie.
Dr. Peck is actively engaged in a number of professional associations. He is a former president of the Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators, the former Texas State Director for NASPA and currently serves as Corporate Sponsorships Liaison for NASPA Region III. He has been named one of the "Champions of Assessment" by Campus Labs and received the "Founders Award" from NACA for contributions to the field of student activities.
Dr. Peck earned his bachelor's degree in Theatre from Lewis University, a master's degree in Communication Studies from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Stephanie Russell Krebs
Section Editor, Media/Resource Review
Stephanie Russell Krebs is the vice president for student affairs and dean of students for The University of Tampa. Dr. Krebs holds a bachelor's degree in theater/speech from Butler University (IN), a master's degree from Western Illinois University in college student personnel and a doctorate from Colorado State University in higher education leadership. Dr. Krebs is a graduate of the Management Development Program at Harvard University and is a DiversityFIRST™ Certified Diversity Professional (CDP).
Dr. Krebs is active in various community and professional organizations. In Tampa, she serves as the community advisory board immediate past chair for Girls on the Run, a nonprofit which inspires young girls to be joyful, healthy and confident through an experience-based curriculum that integrates running. Dr. Krebs is also a member of Leadership Tampa 2015 and a current member of the Leadership Tampa Alumni Association.
Dr. Krebs has been awarded the (NACA) National Association of Campus Activities C. Shaw Smith New Professional Award, the NACA Outstanding Project Manager and the NACA Outstanding Commitment to Diversity Award. She has been a special guest speaker at the Women's Leadership Institute for the National Student Personnel Association (NASPA), the Canadian Organization for Campus Activities (COCA) National Convention, and the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization National Conference.
Dr. Krebs' research interests include interfaith dialogue and work-life integration, and she has published in the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Journal of College and Character and the NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education.
Dr. Steven McCullar
Section Editor, Empirical Research