Molly Ott

Assistant Professor

Higher & Postsecondary Education Program Coordinator

Faculty Affiliate, Center for Organization Research & Design

Faculty Affiliate, Center for Advanced Studies in Global Education

Arizona State University









Higher & Postsecondary Education Program Coordinator, Arizona State University (Fall 2012-present)

Faculty lead for program enrolling approximately 140 masterŐs degree students annually 


General program administration accomplishments include:

á      Led redesign of masterŐs degree curriculum, including a new capstone project

á      Created and implemented masterŐs program evaluation model

á      Oversaw expansion of masterŐs degree to include a cohort on the Downtown Phoenix campus, implemented beginning Fall in 2014

á      Co-proposed new online graduate certificate in Advanced Analytics in Higher Education, implemented beginning in Fall 2016

á      Led expansion of full-time Higher & Postsecondary Education program faculty from one in Fall 2012 to five as of Spring 2016


Summary of 2012-13 HED Program Activities

Summary of 2013-14 HED Program Activities

Summary of 2015-16 HED Program Activities



Program Chair, AERA Sport & Education SIG

Managed the annual program process for 2015-17 conferences, including review panel creation, submission acceptance, and session creation.



Conference & Journal Reviewer

Journal of Higher Education

Educational Policy

Educational Policy Analysis Archives

Association for the Study of Higher Education conference

American Educational Research Association Division J