Marsha Rossiter, Ph.D.
Course/Subject Areas: Leadership and Capstone Seminar
As a practitioner in adult and continuing education for more than 25 years, Marsha Rossiter has functioned as teacher, mentor, workshop leader, program developer, and administrator. She has extensive experience in continuing higher education and serving adult nontraditional learners in the university setting.
She served as the director of the adult degree program and the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Lifelong Learning and Community Engagement at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, where currently she is a member of the faculty of the Department of Human Services and Educational Leadership. Her writing and research focus on narrative applications in adult education; the relational elements of learning among adult students; and the connections between possible selves and adult learning. Her publications include Narrative and the Practice of Adult Education, Possible Selves and Adult Learning: Perspectives and Potential, and numerous articles and chapters on adult learning. Dr. Rossiter holds a bachelor's degree from Northern Illinois University, a master's degree in library science from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and a Ph.D. in adult education from the University of Wisconsin Madison.