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Carrol Warren

Assistant Teaching Professor, Faculty Scholar


Assistant Teaching Professor and Faculty Scholar

Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development

Poe Hall 310M

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Carrol Warren, Ed.D., serves graduate students in the Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development Department where she teaches in the Community College Leadership program. In addition to her teaching role, she is a faculty fellow with the Digital Education and Learning Technology Applications division and the Office for Faculty Excellence. Her work has centered around mentoring and she established and designed the Executive Mentorship component of the community college leadership program. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Meredith College, her Master’s degree in education from the University of Texas at Austin, and her Doctor of Education degree in Adult and Community College Education from North Carolina State University. Prior to her role at North Carolina State University, Carrol served in various administrative roles in two of North Carolina’s community colleges, advocating for individuals with disabilities, and providing counseling in human services agencies across rural North Carolina. Her areas of research interest include student success in executive education, distance learning administration, and evaluation.


  • Program: Master of Education, Training and Development
  • Program: Doctor of Education, Community College Leadership
  • Program: Doctor of Philosophy, Community College and Career Education

Courses Taught

  • EAC 538 Instructional Strategies in Adult and Higher Education
  • EAC 555 Ethics in the Workplace and Education
  • EAC 556 Organization Change in HRD: Theory and Practice
  • EAC 581 Advanced Instructional Design in Training and Development
  • EAC 584 Evaluating Training Transfer and Effectiveness
  • EAC 595 Special Topics – Current Trends in Community Colleges
  • EAC 700 The Community College
  • EAC 703 Program Planning and Evaluation
  • EAC 704 Leadership in Higher and Community College
  • EAC 712  The Change Process in Adult Education
  • EAC 895 Doctoral Dissertation Research


Doctor Education Adult and Community College Education NC State University

Master of Education Rehabilitation Counseling The University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Arts Psychology Meredith College

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification

Area(s) of Expertise

Organizational Leadership
Distance Learning
Inclusive Teaching and Learning
Design Thinking
Workplace Learning

  • 2022, Wagner Award for Innovation in Distance Learning Administration
  • 2022, Alumnae Career Achievement Award, Meredith College
  • 2022, Faculty Excellence Award, National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development
  • 2020, Best Mentoring Program Award,
  • 2020, Faculty Excellence Award, National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development
  • 2016, Rudolph A. Howell Outstanding Staff of the Year, Johnston Community College