Dr. Marlene N. Blake’s 18-year career in online higher education has focused on faculty training, development, mentoring, and holistic support. She has extensive expertise in student support resource development, academic operations, and student services.
Dr. Blake also enjoys teaching doctoral-level leadership and research classes while serving on dissertation committees. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s in Psychology, a Master’s in Education focusing on Adult Distance Education as well as Curriculum and Instruction, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration. Her research interests include faculty/student connectedness, leadership, and learner-centeredness.