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Stephanie Bondi Associate Professor of Practice, Student Affairs Administration M.A. Coordinator

Ph.D., Educational Leadership, Iowa State University, 2011
M.S., Higher Education and Student Affairs, Indiana University, 2003
B.S., Accounting, Butler University, 1997


Dr. Bondi's research focuses on teaching and learning; student affairs preparation; dominance, equity and oppression. She coordinates the on-campus student affairs cohort program and was previously involved in the ACPA College Student Educators International directorate of the Commission for Professional Preparation.

Dr. Bondi works at a local and national level to create more spaces for the full breadth of diversity of college students to thrive in higher education. She has worked to bring faculty across the country to together to identify and change practices to benefit more students. She works at UNL on campus workgroups and the Executive Vice Chancellor’s faculty fellows to increase hires of underrepresented faculty, and support the retention of minoritized faculty and staff. She works within the College of Education and Human Sciences’ group Advocating for Inclusion, Respect, and Equity (AFIRE) to support, educate, and change practices and policies to create a supportive environment where students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

Areas of Expertise

  • Student Affairs Preparation and Practice
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Power and Privilege
  • Social Justice Education
  • Teaching and Learning

Dr. Bondi teaches a variety of courses including Intro to Research, Law in Higher Education, Program Evaluation & Assessment and a seminar in student affairs. She has experience working in many different college campus settings and brings those perspectives into her classroom. Dr. Bondi advises master's students in the student affairs and higher education programs. She expects advisees to treat their students and colleagues well and honor an individual's cultural values. Dr. Bondi also expects advisees to keep in contact with her with questions and updates on their academic progress.

  • Student Affairs Program Advisory Council
  • Graduate Assistants Supervisor
  • EDAD 800: Foundations of Research & Methods
  • EDAD 840: College Student Development
  • EDAD 879: Intro to Student Affairs

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2020 Office of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity Leadership Faculty Award2017 Woman of Character and Commitment, UNL Women's Center2015 LGBTQA+ Advocate Appreciation Recognition2012 ACPA Commission for Social Justice Educators, Contribution to the Commission.
2020-Present, Associate Professor of Practice, Educational Administration, University of Nebraska–Lincoln2012-2020, Assistant Professor of Practice, Educational Administration, University of Nebraska–Lincoln2019-2020, UNL Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Fellow2017-2019, CEHS AFIRE (Advocating for Inclusion, Respect, and Equity) co-lead2017-2019, UNL Women’s Coalition co-lead2013-2015, Chair Commission for Social Justice Education2011-2012, Conduct Officer2011, Behavioral Intervention Team Member2006-2008, Residencies Assistant Director for an Online Institution2007, Qualified MBTI Facilitator2003-2006, Residence Hall Coordinator2001-2003, Greek Chapter Advisor2001-2003, Student Programming Advisor1995-1998, Student Union Manager1997, Certified Public Accountant
American College Personnel Association (ACPA)National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)