Dr. Chelsea Redger-Marquardt serves as an Assistant 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. 


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 Research Interest

Research areas of interest include: 

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Experiential Learning
  • Leadership Development, Leadership Identity Development
  • Service-Learning
Areas of Teaching Interest

Teaching Experience

Wichita State University

Undergraduate Courses

  • HNRS 351- Survey of Leadership
  • HNRS106AB: Parks, People, and Place: Exploring Our National Parks
  • HNRS306- Service and Leadership Needed
  • Lead for Tomorrow- Cohen Honors Leadership Academy
  • HNRS481N- Internship
  • EDUC405/ EDUC405 H: Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
  • EDUC602: Human-Centered Service & Design

Graduate Courses

  • CLES 873- College Student Development and Campus Environment

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 - 2014

  • 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
Areas of Service

University Service

  • Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Leadership Team