Corey Rumann Assistant Professor of Practice

Ph.D., Educational Leadership with emphasis in Higher Education, Iowa State University, 2010
M.A., Counselor Education with emphasis in Student Affairs, University of Wyoming, 1998
B.A., Psychology, University of Wyoming, 1991


Dr. Corey Rumann is an assistant professor of practice who teaches and advises primarily in the student affairs graduate program. Corey has taught courses both online and face to face. Currently, Corey teaches courses focusing on an introduction to student affairs, college student development and helping skills for higher education professionals and student affairs educators. Social justice, equity and inclusion have a major influence on how Corey approaches teaching and they believe personal reflection is key to learning. Corey’s past research efforts focused on college student veterans and military service members and their transitions to college. Corey is co-editor of the book Called to Serve: A Handbook on Student Veterans and Higher Education.

Areas of Expertise

  • Student Veteran Identity Development.
  • Application of helping skills in the student affairs profession
  • College student development

  • Rumann, C. B. & Bondi, S. L. (2015). Engaging student veterans inside and outside the classroom. In S. Quaye & S. Harper (Eds.), Student engagement in higher education: Theoretical perspectives and practical approaches for diverse populations (2nd ed.).
  • Hamrick, F. A. & Rumann, C. B. (2012). Addressing the needs of women servicemembers in higher education, On Campus with Women, 40(3).
  • Hamrick, F. A. & Rumann, C. B. (2011). Women servicemembers and veterans returning to colleges and universities: An exploratory analysis. PowerPlay: A Journal of Educational Justice, 3(2).
  • Rumann, C. B. (2010). Supporting student veterans in higher education. Developments, 8(2).
  • Rumann, C. B. & Hamrick, F. A. (2010). Student veterans in transition: Re-enrolling after war zone deployments. The Journal of Higher Education, 81(4), 431-458.
  • Gildersleeve, R. E., Rumann, C. B., & Mondragón, R. (2010). Serving undocumented students: Current law and policy.In J. Price (Ed.) Understanding and supporting undocumented students. New Directions for Student Services, no. 131 (pp. 5-18). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Hamrick, F. A. & Rumann, C. B. (Eds.). (2013). Called to serve: A handbook on student veterans and higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Minnis, S., Bondi, S., & Rumann, C. (2013). Focused Learning Environments for Student Veterans. In F. Hamrick & C. Rumann (Eds.), Called to serve: A handbook on student veterans and higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Porter, S., Rumann, C.B., & Pontius, J. (2011). The validity of student engagement survey questions: Can we accurately measure academic challenge. New Directions for Institutional Research, San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.
  • Rumann, C. B. (2009). Going to bat for your students. In F. A. Hamrick & M. Benjamin (Eds.), Maybe I should…Case studies on ethics for student affairs professionals (pp. 43-44). Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
  • Rumann, C. B. & Hamrick, F. A. (2009). Supporting student veterans in transition. In R. Ackerman & D. DiRamio (Eds.), Creating a veteran-friendly campus: Strategies for transition and success. New Directions for Student Services, no. 126 (pp. 25-34). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Rumann, C. B., Rivera, M., & Hernandez, I. (2011). Student veterans at community colleges. In E. Cox & J. Watson (Eds.).Marginalized students: The view from the community college periphery. New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 155 (pp. 51-58). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Rumann, C. B. & Shelley, M. C. (2006). Science writing heuristic: Second-year grant evaluation. Research Institute for Studies in Education. Ames, IA: Iowa State University, Research Institute for Studies in Education.

  • EDAD 880: Seminar: Student Affairs
  • EDAD 879: Introduction to Student Affairs
  • EDAD 840: College Student Development
  • EDAD 843: Counseling Principles for Educational Administrators

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2015-16, LGBTQ Advocate Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2013-15, Scholarly Enhancement Program, CEHS at University of Nebraska-Lincoln2012, Emerging Scholar, ACPA College Student Educators International2010, Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University2009, Participant, Social Justice Training Institute, Springfield, MA2007, Participant, Association for the Study of Higher Education Graduate Student Policy SeminarNominated by ELPS faculty members and selected by ASHE Graduate Student Policy Seminar Selection Committee1999-2006, Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Wyoming2005, President, Wyoming Counseling Association1997-98, Tip of the Cap Award, University of Wyoming
2012-Present, Assistant Professor of Practice, Educational Administration, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2010-2012, Assistant Professor, Department of Collaborative Support and Intervention (Counselor Education Program), University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 2009, Faculty Member, Department of Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
2000-2004, Emerging Leaders of Wyoming Counseling Association2004-2005, American College Counseling Association State Committees