Eric Stoller – bio

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Eric Stoller is a higher education thought-leader, consultant, writer, and speaker. He frequently gives keynotes on how educators can use social media for learning and engagement and is a proponent for teaching students about digital identity development.

With a background in student affairs, academic advising, wellness, technology, and communications, Eric focuses his energies on educating clients and captivating audiences. As the Student Affairs and Technology blogger for Inside Higher Ed, he generates conversations, answers questions, and provides insight about a variety of “tech topics.”

He knows too many acronyms, drinks a lot of coffee, enjoys running, and spends a lot of time writing, speaking, and thinking about social media, digital identity, education, and technology.

Eric is a former Academic Advisor & Web Coordinator for the College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. He served previously as a Marketing Specialist for Student Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Eric has over 15 years of experience in higher education / student success and has been blogging for more than 10 years.

Eric has given numerous presentations on social media, digital identity, career development, leadership, and technology at multiple higher education events (AACOM, AACRAO, ACPA, ACUI, ACUHO-I, AFA, AFLV, AMOSSHE, CASE, EDUCAUSE, ICBA, Jisc, NACADA, NACAS, NACS, NAFSA, NASPA, NODA, SCUP, and UCAS). He received an AA from Indian Hills Community College, a BA in Communications/Public Relations from the University of Northern Iowa, and an Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration from Oregon State University. Eric can be found online at and tweeting at
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