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Heath Boice-Pardee, EdD

Dr. Heath Boice-Pardee has worked as an administrator in higher education for over twenty years in a variety of administrative and teaching roles. Heath is currently the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and has served as Interim Senior Vice President for Student Affairs at Rochester Institute of Technology. Additionally, he is an Instructor in the College of Engineering Technology at RIT and has developed the higher education administration Master’s degree concentration focusing on the student experience. Additionally, he holds an appointment as an associate faculty member with the School for Advanced Studies at the University of Phoenix. Heath has published and presented internationally on topics including student affairs, peer education, legal issues, and customer service leadership in higher education. A self-professed lifelong learner; he received his Doctorate in Education from Rutgers University and received a Graduate Certificate in Service Leadership and Innovation from Rochester Institute of Technology. When not working or teaching in higher education, Dr. Boice-Pardee writes mystery novels about the tribulations of a dean of students at a private college on the New Jersey shore. You can learn more about his mystery writing at He lives in the Rochester, NY area with his wife and two children.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies