Skip to Main Content

Justin Gerstenfield

IMAGE OF Justin Gerstenfield
Justin Gerstenfield, Ed.D. Director of College-Based Professional Advising

Educational Background

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, Texas Christian University

M.Ed. in Higher Education, University of North Texas

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, The University of Texas at Arlington

Biosketch

Justin Gerstenfield is the Director of College-Based Professional Advising and provides leadership to a centrally coordinated and decentrally delivered model of academic advising. Through collaboration with each college, Justin and his team work to provide a common advising experience that enhances a student's connection with the university. Additionally, Justin and his team provide advising related support to faculty advisors in each college and collaborate with faculty to support students' success as they move through their academic journey at the institution.

Presentations

2018 – National Academic Advising Association – “All Things Considered: The In’s and Out’s as a First Year Advising Administrator”

2018 – Keynote Speaker – Sam Houston State University Professional Development Conference

2018 – Sam Houston State University Professional Development Conference – “Developmental Advising: The Holistic Approach”

2018 – Sam Houston State University Professional Development Conference – “Unpacking the Role of an Academic Advisor”

2013 – NACADA Region VII Conference – “Advising as Teaching: Mentoring Outside the Classroom”

2012 – Texas Christian University Professional Development Series – “Advising as Teaching: Mentoring Outside the Classroom”

2012 – University of Texas Arlington Advising Conference – “Advising as Teaching: Mentoring Outside the Classroom”

2009 – University of Texas at San Antonio Advising Conference – “Safety in Numbers” 

2009 – University of Texas at Arlington Advising Conference – “Safety in Numbers”

Professional Memberships

National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)

2015 – present Consultant and Speaker Service Advisory Board Member

2008 – present Awards Reader

2014-2017 Health Sciences Commission Chair 

2011-2013 Diversity Committee

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 

Teaching

2014-2017 – Instructor, Learning Frameworks (1 credit) – Texas Woman’s University

2009-2010 – Instructor, Introduction to Professional Nursing (3 credit) – The University of Texas at Arlington