The NASPA Expert in Residence program connects members with the leading thinkers across a variety of disciplines important to student affairs. Experts in Residence will share their knowledge through regular blog posts, Live Briefings, and more. Below you can see our current Experts in Residence:

Eric Stoller

We are pleased to welcome Eric Stoller as an Expert in Residence in Higher Education Technology. With a background in student affairs, academic advising, wellness, technology, and communications, Eric focuses his energies on educating clients and captivating audiences. As the Student Affairs and Technology blogger for Inside Higher Ed, he generates conversations, answers questions, and provides insight about a variety of “tech topics.”

Eric is a former Academic Advisor & Web Coordinator for the College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. He served previously as a Marketing Specialist for Student Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Eric has over 12 years of experience in higher education and student affairs and has been blogging for more than 10 years.

J. Cody Nielsen

We'd like to welcome Reverend J. Cody Nelson as our newest Expert in Residence for Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Initiatives.

Rev. J. Cody Nielsen is a United Methodist pastor now in his 10th year on staff at a campus ministry.  A product of the University of Northern Iowa Wesley Foundation, Cody has worked at UNI, American University, and now at the U of Minnesota. Cody enters this 5th year at the U of M with great hopes and ambitions to help college students explore deeply their own sense of religious and spiritual identity, no matter who they are. He is the president of the National Campus Ministry Association and father to Levi, born in January of 2014.