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Holly Sumner

Holly Sumner


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Education History

  • MA Sociocultural Anthropology (10/2020)
    Columbia University
  • EdM International Education Policy (05/2017)
    Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • BS International Development (07/2016)
    Universidad Americana


  • Sumner, Holly M., & McNeely, Chelsea. (2022). Wait, Now They’re 18?: Demographic Shifts and Directional Pivots in Online Education in From Grassroots to the Highly Orchestrated: Online Leaders Share Their Stories of the Evolving Online Landscape in Higher Ed. Online Learning Consortium.

Teaching Experience

  • Information Literacy (Spring 2018)
    • UAM College – Information Literacy
  • Introduction to Psychology (Spring 2018)
    • UAM College – Psychology
  • Creative Thinking Lab (Fall 2017)
    • UAM College – Creative thinking


  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior
  • French
    • Speaking level: Intermediate
    • Reading level: Intermediate
  • Spanish
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior

Honors & Awards

  • Best-in-Track (Teaching and Learning Practice) (05/2022)
    Awarded for the Jeopardy-style presentation,


  • Presence, Responsiveness, And Flexibility: What Do Non-Traditional Students Need In An Online Course?, 05/13/2022
    Jeopardy-style presentation of instructional practices based on student experience research.
  • Survey Says… Now What?: Translating Data Into Practice In Higher Ed, 05/12/2022
    Presentation on data-informed decision making processes at OLC Innovate 2022 in Dallas, TX.
  • Charting a Path Forward: Responsiveness and Flexibility, 03/04/2022
    Presentation of data-informed practices to support equity at Hispanic-serving institutions.


  • Online Instructional Coordinator (11/2020 – Current) Southeast Missouri State University
  • Academic Coordinator (08/2018 – 04/2019) Nordic International School
  • Adjunct Professor (08/2017 – 06/2018) UAM College