Since 2002, Dr. Ryan Van Dusen has worked in Higher Education. He has worked in multiple student affairs roles at Independence Community College, New Mexico State University, Texas Tech University, and the University of Memphis. Prior to working in education, Ryan served in the Army from 1998-2002 and was stationed at Ft. Riley, KS and Camp Casey, South Korea. Ryan earned his Ph.D. in Higher Education at Texas Tech University. The topic of his dissertation was the Retention of Student Veterans.