Anne R. Stark, Ph.D. has spent the majority of her years serving students through her work in housing and residence life. Anne maintains a deep commitment to unlocking the talent of those around her. She is a published author, a speaker, and leadership coach. Anne is passionate about increasing access and success of first generation college students, organizational human capital management, burnout experienced by student affairs professionals, and the power of hope and belonging.
Past presentations have focused on supervision for effective talent development, leadership development in higher education, supervision from the middle of the organizational chart, gender issues in the workplace, living learning communities, students with intellectual disabilities living in university housing, and assessment.
When she is not busy researching, studying, and serving students, she can be found doing two kinds of running: running ultra marathons and running after her five-year-old son, both done alongside her partner.
Anne completed a PhD in Technology, Leadership, and Innovation from Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute in 2015. Her dissertation research focused on the impact mobile technology use has on burnout experienced by student affairs professionals. Anne earned her Masters of Education from the University of Florida in Student Personnel in Higher Education with a focus on leadership in 2007 and her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Purdue University in 2004.