• Dr. Schulze has served as an assistant professor in Higher Education since 2015. She has also served as the director of scholar development for FIU from 2014 until 2019. Prior to that, she worked as a practitioner in the field of higher education since 1998 when she earned her MA in Administration, Leadership and Technology from New York University. During her career, she has worked at a number of institutions, in a variety of roles including associate dean of students, assistant dean for academic support services, director of residence life and judicial affairs, and director of orientation. She worked in the Counseling Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute of Technology, where she worked with peer education and suicide prevention efforts. She holds a doctorate from Boston University in Educational Leadership and Development, and a BA in Spanish and Government from Colby College. She is originally from Boston, Massachusetts, and currently lives in Weston, Florida, with her husband and two children.

research interests

  • Her research area is mental health for college students, and counseling skills for higher education professionals, and she has written articles and teaches classes in this genre.

full name

  • Rebekah Schulze