Ben Heinisch Operations & Project Specialist
Ph.D. (2018) Education Studies, Higher Education Administration, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A. (2012) Educational Psychology, Community Counseling, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.A. (2005) Psychology, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska
In addition to his experience as a counselor, musician, researcher, and consultant, Dr. Heinisch brings a passion for higher education to his work in the Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education department. Dr. Heinisch is committed to helping faculty, staff, and especially students have the best experience possible learning and working at UNL. A university employee since 2008, Heinisch has clerical, advising, and administrative experience having served in the Office of the University Registrar, as an advisor for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and as Operations & Project Specialist in TLTE. Dr. Heinisch's research interests include rural student experiences in higher education and interventions for college students in academic distress.
Heinisch, B. P., Smith, N. M. (2017). Students on the edge: Evaluating an academic support group. The Nebraska Educator, 4, 26-46. doi:10.13014/K2DN4377
Heinisch, B. P. (2016). Small fish out of water: Rural first-generation student experience at a large university. The Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 24(1), 21-33.
Areas of Expertise:
Higher Education Administration
Mixed Methods Research