Dr. Kimberly Yousey-ElsenerKimberly Yousey Elsener is a Research Associate Professor for the Student Affairs Administration Program at Binghamton University.

Kim Yousey-Elsener has over two decades of experience in higher education having professional roles in coordinating student affairs and academic affairs assessment, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, residence life, academic advising and support, community engaged learning, and student retention. She is excited to begin her role as Research Associate Professor of Student Affairs Administration at Binghamton University in January. Her research interests include developing cultures of assessment, student retention, graduate career outcomes and high impact practices. Kim is most passionate about translating data into information to be used to transform systems and structures to ensure all students are successful during college and beyond.

Her published works include “Coordinating Student Affairs Divisional and Departmental Assessment: A Practical Guide” from Routledge Publishing as well as “Successful Assessment for Student Affairs: A How-to Guide” and “Advanced Assessment for Student Affairs: Making Reliable Data-Based Decisions” from PaperClip Communications. 

She received her PhD. from New York University in Higher Education Administration and Policy, her masters in College Student Personnel from Kent State University and a Bachelors of Music Education from Baldwin Wallace University.