Senior Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Crosby earned his Ed.D. from Walden University, with a specialization in Teacher Leadership. He is a proud member of the very first Ed. D. graduating class (18) from Walden University. The topic of his mixed-methods doctoral research was “Professional Learning Communities.” In 2007, according to ProQuest Dissertations Systems, Dr. Crosby authored the 8th “Best Selling” dissertation, from more than 75,000 submitted, worldwide. http://www.proquest.com/en-US/aboutus/pressroom/08/20080925.shtml
Dr. Crosby earned his master’s degree in educational leadership, from Wayne State University, and his B.S. degree from Eastern Michigan University, with a major in elementary education.
Starting in 1994, Dr. Crosby taught for 25 years in elementary grades 1-5. He also taught in the largest Autism Center-Based Program in the United States. That pioneering program educates over 300 unique and inspiring students with autism (ranging in age from 3-26 years).
Dr. Crosby joined the Walden University faculty in February 2008. In 2011, Dr. Crosby was named "Lead Faculty Member" for doctoral courses in College Teaching & Learning and Adult Education. In 2017, he was named a “Senior Contributing Faculty member.”