Jonathan Kroll

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Program Director for Professional Leadership Studies
  • Phone: 401.277.5017
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Dr. Jonathan Kroll is a leadership educator and entrepreneur. He began his career in Student Affairs by focusing on leadership development, community engagement, and reflection initiatives. He has co-founded two leadership training businesses and, during the last decade, has facilitated over 250 leadership workshops, retreats, trainings, and conference presentations. Dr. Kroll is an instructor in the Professional Leadership Studies and the Nonprofit Administration programs at the University of Rhode Island, while also serving as the founding Executive Director and Lead Trainer of the Leadership Trainer Certification Program.

He earned a bachelor’s of political science from Quinnipiac University, a master’s in human development from Fielding Graduate University; a master’s in Higher Education Administration from Miami University; and a PhD from Fielding Graduate University in Leadership with a focus in Group Mentoring. He consults, writes, and teaches about leadership and mentoring.