Russell Brodie, Ed.D.
Department of Leadership and Administration
Dr. Russell G. Brodie has more than 25 years as an educator and executive. Dr. Brodie is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and has a doctorate in global education from the University of Southern California. He has worked as a director in academic and student affairs. He as served as a previous Director of Global Study Abroad and International Programs, Executive Director of the Center for Global Engagement and Leadership, Director of Quality Enhancement Plan Development for Academic and Student Affairs and Assistant Professor where he worked to increase student access and success. He has studied and worked abroad in England, Italy, and China. Currently, he works as a Senior Executive Education Consultant to support domestic and international universities with process and curriculum development. In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering, mentoring and spending time with family. He is excited to join the ACE family and support students in their academic endeavors.
Doctorate in Global Executive
University of Southern California
Bachelor's in Journalism
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master's in Liberal Studies
International Education/International Higher Educaiton
Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging
Equity, Access, Outreach
Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education
The Doctor of Education in Leadership program is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.
Ed.S. in Leadership Educational Specialist
The Educational Specialist in Leadership degree is designed for leaders who wish to pursue advanced training at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation. You will learn advanced leadership skills and competencies that will make you a more effective leader.
M.Ed. in Educational Business Administration Master of Education
The Master of Education in Educational Business Administration program was designed for those who want to develop business and leadership skills in an educational setting. Framed by the standards from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), the program prepares strategic leaders for senior administrative positions in a variety of settings including public, charter, and private schools, as well as community colleges and other educational institutions or learning organizations.
M.Ed. in Higher Education Master of Education
Designed for individuals who wish to advance their skills or career in higher education, this program focuses on the ever-changing global, economic, and technological environments that impact the field of higher education.
Certificate in Higher Education Certificate
This program is designed for students wishing to learn more about the key areas of higher education. Students will learn about relevant higher education topics that will allow them to advance their knowledge and career in higher education.
Certificate in Leadership Certificate
This program is for graduate students who wish to develop their personal and professional leadership skills. This certificate provides leadership skill development that spans all disciplines, including education, nursing and other healthcare roles, administration and business.
Micro-Credential in Community College Leadership Micro-Credential
This micro-credential centers on the unique needs of leadership in a community college setting. With the growing cost of higher education, local institutions will serve a greater role in supporting student achievement, enabling them to complete degrees for career options which may not exist today. Consideration is given to the historical development of the two-year college in light of the economic dynamics existing in the 21st century and how change is needed to build community relationships, service students, and sustain institutional growth.
Micro-Credential in International Education Micro-Credential
This International Education micro-credential is intended to prepare and equip leaders with skills, knowledge and a theoretical foundation to address international education and transnational dimensions of learning. It is well suited to those aspiring to work in the field of international education, spanning international schools, institutions of higher education, international organizations, international aid agencies, global foundations, and non-profit organizations among others. Designed to complement and support professional agendas, the course provides a broad overview of international dimensions of education, introducing students to international development policy, international aid, refugee education, international organizations, global foundations, cross-national studies of education, international migration, and global pedagogy and curricula. Students will also learn strategies and gain experience in conducting comparative research and cross-national policy analysis.
Micro-Credential in Leadership Micro-Credential
Leadership is more than managing tasks; it involves investing in individuals, pursuing effective policies and procedures to ensure an organization is successful. Enhancing personal and professional abilities and traits, this micro-credential identifies practices of exemplary leadership, asking students to engage in actions leading to change through shared vision, analyzing processes, and enabling others to reach their potential through shared modeling and advocacy. Leaders make a difference as they bring change.