Rob Jenkins and Karl Haden


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About the Authors:

N. Karl Haden, Ph.D. is the founder and president of the Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL), a consulting and professional development firm focused on health professions education and the health care industry. Dr. Haden’s formal education is in religious studies, the humanities, and philosophy, studies to which he credits many of his perspectives on leadership. He has authored numerous articles and monographs in educational leadership and policy and is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences. Dr. Haden is a Fellow of the Center for the Study of the Great Ideas and a Fellow (Hon.) of the American College of Dentists.

Rob Jenkins has spent 31 years in higher education as a faculty member and administrator. A regular contributor to The Chronicle of Higher Education and other publications, Rob has written extensively on teaching and learning, critical thinking, classroom management, leadership, college completion, governance, the higher ed job market, and related topics. Rob is the author of three books, including Building a Career in America's Community Colleges and The 9 Virtues of Exceptional Leaders. A fourth book, Welcome to My Classroom, is under contract and expected in August 2016. Rob is an experienced workshop presenter and keynote speaker, with certifications from the Chair Academy and The Center for Teacher Effectiveness. He currently serves as associate professor of English at Perimeter College of Georgia State University and as a Fellow of the Academy for Academic Leadership. Rob and his wife Bonnie have four grown children and two grandchildren.