Jennifer Joslin


Dr. Jennifer Joslin was appointed the Associate Director for Content Development of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), the Global Community for Academic Advising, in September 2013. Prior to this she served as the Director of the Office of Academic Advising at the University of Oregon and as the Senior Associate Director for Training and Development at the University of Iowa. Jennifer is a Past President of NACADA and former Board and Council member.

Jennifer is co-editor, with Pat Folsom and Frank Yoder, of the forthcoming (2015) book, The New Academic Advisor Guidebook: Creating a Foundation for Success, and with Dr. Nancy Markee, of the 2011 book, Academic Advising Administration: Essential Knowledge and Skills for the 21st Century. In 2012, she was awarded a University of Oregon Officer of Administration award acknowledging inspired leadership and commitment to fostering an inclusive campus climate. In 2011, she was awarded the NACADA Region 8 Advising Administrator Award, which recognizes demonstrated excellence in advising administration.

Jennifer has presented at regional, national, and international advising conferences; consulted at institutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia; and presented three national webinars for NACADA on the topics of social media, LGBTQA issues, and advising administration. She has written for the NACADA Journal and several NACADA books including Advisor Training; Advising Special Populations; The New Advisor Guidebook; and Comprehensive Advisor Training and Development. In addition, she has served on the Content Review Boards for the Academic Advising Handbook, 2nd Edition; Academic Advising Today; Special Populations Monograph; and Foundations of Academic Advising CD 3: Understanding Cultural Identity and Worldview Development.

Jennifer currently teaches graduate courses in the Kansas State University College of Education in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology. A native Californian, Jennifer received her PhD from the University of Iowa in 2002. She is also a member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. Tweet (@jenniferejoslin), befriend, and connect with her at