PresenterPhotoGeorge S. McClellan, co-author of Esports in Higher Education: Fostering Successful Student -Athletes and Successful Programs (Stylus, May 2020), is currently an Associate Professor of Higher Education at the University of Mississippi.

Prior to joining the students and colleagues there, he served students for 35 years in a variety of student affairs professional positions including service as senior student affairs officer at both Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) and Dickinson State University. A recipient of the Annuit Coeptis Senior Scholar Award from ACPA, the Pillar of the Profession Award from the NASPA Foundation, and the George D. Kuh Award for Outstanding Contribution to Literature/Research Award, his (co-)authored or (co-)edited books include Esports in Higher Education: Fostering Successful Student-Athletes and Successful Programs (Stylus, 2020) with R. Arnett and C. Heuber, Shared Governance, Law, and Policy in Student Affairs Professional Practice (Thompson, forthcoming) with N. Hutchens, Student Clashes on Campus: A Leadership Guide to Free Speech (Routledge, 2019) with J. Sun,  A Good Job: Campus Employment as High Impact Practice (Stylus, 2018) with K. Creager and M. Savoca, Budgets and Financial Management in Higher Education (Jossey-Bass, 2011 & 2018) with M. Barr, and The Handbook for Student Affairs Administration with J. Stringer (2009 & 2016) and J. Marquez Kiyama (Jossey-Bass, under contract), Making Change Happen in Student Affairs: Challenges and Strategies with M. Barr and A. Sandeen (2014), The Handbook for College Athletics and Recreation Administration with C. King and D. Rockey, Jr. (Jossey-Bass, 2012).