Dr. Seemiller received her Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Arizona and her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. She has an extensive programmatic and practitioner background in student affairs specifically in leadership and involvement, student success, fraternity and sorority programs, career services, advising, and residence life. In addition to serving in administrative roles in higher education, Dr. Seemiller is a dedicated scholar publishing and presenting nationally and internationally on the impact of leadership and involvement on student development and success. She is the author of The Student Leadership Competencies Guidebook to help staff and faculty develop intentional curriculum that enhances leadership competency development for students. She also designed pre-set evaluation measurements for each leadership competency that can be used to assess student leadership competency acquisition and development. The book and evaluation measurements are available through Jossey-Bass. Her book, Generation Z Goes to College, was released in January 2016.
Dr. Seemiller is currently an Assistant Professor at Wright State University teaching in the department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations. Prior to her role at Wright State, she was the Director of Leadership, Learning, and Assessment at OrgSync, Inc. and an adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Arizona in the Minor in Leadership Studies and Practice. Dr. Seemiller also served as the Director of Leadership Programs at the University of Arizona from 2006-2014 overseeing over 3,000 participants in 10 leadership programs including the Arizona Blue Chip Program, the National Collegiate Leadership Conference, and the Minor in Leadership Studies and Practice. She was the 2014 and 2015 co-chair for the National Leadership Symposium and the 2015 co-chair for the Leadership Education Academy. Dr. Seemiller is an active member of the International Leadership Association and serves on the Board of Directors for Lead365 and the Sonoran Center for Leadership Development.