Hollie M. Chessman is director of practice and research for ACE’s Education Futures Lab. She is responsible for building out ACE’s portfolio of work on what college and university leaders need to know about student mental health and well-being.

Prior to ACE, Chessman spent 17 years working in student affairs at Tulane University, Lake Erie College, Loyola University New Orleans, and George Mason University. Her research interests focus on well-being among students and student affairs professionals, graduate student choice, student success, and race and ethnicity in higher education.

Chessman received her PhD from George Mason University and her MEd and BS from Kent State University.