Dr. Chelsea Redger-Marquardt serves as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the College of Applied Studies and Assistant Dean in the Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College.

Dr. Redger-Marquardt earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from WSU in May 2019. Prior to this appointment, she served as the Associate Director of Student Involvement for WSU.


Academic Interests and Expertise


Doctorate of Educational Leadership, 2019
Wichita State University (Wichita, KS)

Master of Science in Special Studies, College Student Affairs, 2008
St. Cloud State University (Saint Cloud, MN) 

Bachelor of Science in Political Science, 2006
Emporia State University (Emporia, KS) 

Areas of Teaching Interest

Teaching Experience

Wichita State University

Undergraduate Courses

  • HNRS306- Service and Leadership Needed
  • HNRS481- Cooperative Education
  • HNRS481N- Internship

Graduate Courses

  • CLES 873- College Student Development and Campus Environment (hybrid/online)

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Undergraduate Courses

  • FYE- First Year Seminar and History
Professional Experience

Work Experience

Wichita State University (Wichita, KS) 2014 - Present

  • Assistant Dean, Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College
  • Assistant Teaching Professor, College of Applied Studies
  • Associate Director, Student Involvement
  • Assistant Director, Student Involvement

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (Oshkosh, WI) 2008 - Present

  • Program Advisor/ Reeve Union Board and General Leadership, Student Leadership and Involvement


National Presentations

Civic Engagement and Democratic Learning Meeting | NASPA

  • Concurrent Session- “One University’s Service-Learning Journey” | National Meeting, 2016

National Association of Campus Activities | NACA

  • “You Can Do It! Recognize” | Central Regional 2005
  • “Beyond Just Race: Diversity on a College Campus” | National 2007
  • “Mixed Media Promotions” | National 2007
  • “So, It’s an Election Year…” | National 2008
  • “Beyond Just Race: Inclusive Leadership” | Northern Plains 2008
  • “Take the Leap” Leadership Development | Northern Plains 2011
Awards and Honors
  • Phi Delta Kappa Research Educational Research Team Project of the Year | Wichita State University, College of Education, team of 4 Educational Leadership Doctoral Students
  • Advisor of the Year | University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • NACA Outstanding Advisor | NACA Northern Plains (highest award of the region)
  • NACA Associate Choice Award | NACA Northern Plains
  • NACA Outstanding New Professional | NACA Northern Plains
  • NACA Outstanding Graduate Student | NACA Northern Plains
  • Presidential Academic Award [4 years] | Emporia State University
Areas of Service

University Service

  • Served as the Student Affairs divisional assessment representative for the Higher Learning Commission accreditation process.
  • Cohen Honors College Faculty Fellow, serving as a faculty fellow for course curriculum development related to service-learning, leadership, and community based learning and research.
  • Coordinate and provide leadership for university level service-learning initiatives including strengthening the Academic Affairs and Student Affairs partnership with a service-learning faculty fellow, providing vision and training for the service-learning faculty scholars’ team.