Small Steps, Big Impact Episode 11 – Male Student Experiences

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Our guest today is Dr. Dan Tillapaugh, Associate Professor and Chair of Counselor Education in the Graduate School of Education at California Lutheran University.  Our conversation today focuses on the importance of understanding the experiences of men who are navigating our Higher Education environments.

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White men have been flat in their enrollment rate probably from the 1970s.

About our Guests

Dr. Dan Tillapaugh

​Dan Tillapaugh is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Counselor Education at California Lutheran University. At Cal Lutheran, he primarily teaches in the Counseling and College Student Personnel master’s program. He obtained his Ph.D. in Leadership Studies with a specialization in Higher Education Leadership from the University of San Diego in May 2012 and has an M.Ed. from the Counseling & Personnel Services program (now the Student Affairs concentration) at the University of Maryland. His research interests are connected to social contexts of higher education, particularly college men and masculinities, LGBT issues in higher education, intersectionality, sexual violence in higher education, as well as leadership development and education. He is a frequent speaker, presenter, and consultant on these topics.  

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