Rutgers GSE CMSI

Leah Hollis

Senior Research Associate (by courtesy)

Leah is a noted national expert on workplace bullying. Her most recent book, Human Resources Perspectives on Workplace Bullying in Higher Education continues her work on bullying in higher education. Other notable work includes The coercive community college; Bullying and its costly impact on the mission to serve underrepresented populations (2016). Over the years, Leah has worked with over 200 schools regarding policy development, training, and workshop. Leah, a Boston University, Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Fellow, has presented at the University of Milan, Oxford University, Bordeaux University, and the University of New York-Prague. She has an extensive career in higher education administration where she has held senior leadership and faculty posts. Leah has taught at Northeastern University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Rutgers University. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Africana Studies from Rutgers University and her Master of Arts in degree English Literature from the University of Pittsburgh. She received her Doctorate of Education in Administration, Training and Policy Studies from Boston University, as a Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellow.

Additionally, Leah continued her professional training at Harvard University through the Graduate School of Education, Higher Education Management Development Program. She also earned certification in Project Management and Executive Leadership at Stanford University and Cornell University respectively. Further, she has earned certifications in EEO Law/Affirmative Action and Conflict Resolution and Investigation from the American Association for Affirmative Action. Her research interests focus on the healthy workplace and also issues that deal with college athletics and at-risk students. Her research interests focus on healthy workplace issues, race, gender, and intersectionality issues. She works with qualitative research, mixed methods, and quantitative research.