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Dr. Elsa Sofia Morote

Dr. Elsa Sofia Morote

Professor

Higher Education Executive / Instructional Technology Expert / International Consultant & Professor
– Have 20+ years’ senior-level experience instructing, motivating and researching at the university-level
– Have 6 years’ administrative experience at/above the Department Chair-level; possess academic credentials required for senior professional appointment
– Have received 20+ Awards & Honors, to incl. Best Case Study at a Conference (IBEC-India, 2010) and Best Research Paper (Emerald Literati Award for Excellence, USA, 2013)
– To date have created/supported ~80+ Mentorship activities to connect doctoral students with alumni and community leaders
– Motivational speaker; have delivered 4 keynotes speeches in international and national events
Inspired to share core beliefs: I always want more but appreciate everything I have and I live my life by the four agreements: 1) Stand by my word; 2) Don’t take things personally; 3) Don’t make assumptions; and 4) Always do my best
– Hold 2 Masters Degrees – a MAP in Public Administration (concentration in Strategic Management) (CIDE, 1991), M.Sc. in Finance (Carnegie Mellon University, 1996)
– Hold a Doctor of Education Ed.D (concentration in Higher Education Administration) (UoP, 2001); completed Postdoctoral work in the Research in Learning, Assessing and Tutoring Effectively Group at MIT (2001-2003)
– Employers incl.: Carnegie Mellon University, Graduate School of Business (Adjunct Professor), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow), and Monterrey Institute of Technology & Higher Education (ITESM) (Assistant Professor); currently employed by Dowling College (Full Professor)