Alyssa Bryant Rockenbach
Higher Education Administration
Educational Research and Policy Analysis
300N Poe Hall
Alyssa Bryant Rockenbach is associate professor of higher education at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on the impact of college on students, with particular attention to spiritual development, religious and worldview diversity in colleges and universities, campus climate, community service engagement, and gendered dimensions of the college student experience. Her research has been featured in a number of prominent higher education and interdisciplinary journals, including Research in Higher Education, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of College Student Development, Gender and Education, and Religion and Education. Dr. Rockenbach has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of College and Character and on the editorial boards of Research in Higher Education, Journal of College Student Development, and Religion and Education. She has been honored with national awards, including the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Emerging Scholar Award and the Annuit Coeptis Emerging Professional Award. Dr. Rockenbach received her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in higher education from the University of California, Los Angeles and her B.A. in psychology from California State University, Long Beach.