Danielle Leek, M.B.A., Ph.D., is an instructor in the MA in Communication program at Johns Hopkins University and Dean of Online Learning at Reynolds Community College. In her work Dr. Leek is responsible for leading research on engaged teaching and scholarship, overseeing the campus Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, and marketing all Online programs. Prior to joining Reynolds, Dr. Leek served as the Director of Academic Innovation & Distance Education at Bunker Hill Community College, and the Director of Professional Learning at Campus Compact. Danielle was also Associate Professor of Communications at Grand Valley State University where she also served as the Executive Director of the award-winning campus Communication Center.
Danielle holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on civic agency, civic education and political communication. Danielle also holds an MBA from Grand Valley State University, an M.A. in Communication from the University of Iowa, and a B.S. in Speech Communication from Eastern Michigan University. Danielle resides in Boston, MA.