Jeannine Kranzow, PhD

Professor, Department of Higher Education

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5525
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Jeannine Kranzow, PhD, has been involved in the field of student affairs for more than 15 years. She has served as the director of academic advising, the director of career planning, and the coordinator for two offices for women. She also has worked with first-year-experience programs, judicial affairs, and enrollment management. She also brings administrative experience from public and private institutions. Her research interests, conference presentations, and publications are in the areas of student transition, competency development, and the impact of various curricular structures on student learning and critical thinking. She has served on two of the directorate boards within the American College Personnel Association (ACPA): the Commission on Admissions, Orientation, and the First Year Experience, and the Commission for Graduate and Professional Student Affairs. She recently served as one of the guest editors for a 2015 special theme issue (“Students in Transition”) of The Journal of College and University Student Housing.


  • PhD, Higher Education, Indiana University
  • MS, Counseling and Guidance (emphasis in College Student Personnel), California Lutheran University
  • BA, Speech Communication, Pepperdine University

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Higher Education

Courses Taught

  • CCSD 551 – Introduction to College Student Affairs
  • CCSD 571 – Student Learning in the Cocurriculum
  • CCSD 573 – Career Counseling and Development
  • CCSD 595 – Capstone Project in College Student Affairs