Eric Pulley

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Eric Pulley is a dedicated professional with a strong background in higher education, specializing in graduate admissions. Since 2020, they have been actively engaged in the field of education, contributing significantly as both an educator and a leader.

As a methodologist expert, Dr. Pulley possesses a deep understanding of research methods and data analysis, which they passionately impart to their students. Their role as contributing faculty at Walden University underscores their commitment to shaping the academic experiences of learners, ensuring they receive high-quality education that equips them with the necessary skills and knowledge.

Beyond their role at Walden, Dr. Pulley is an active member of NAGAP, further demonstrating their dedication to the field of graduate admissions. Their research interests center on the vital topic of diversifying academic leadership across higher education institutions. This passion culminated in their dissertation, "The Lack Of Representation In Leadership At Predominantly White Institutions In The United States: A Qualitative Analysis On The Executive Leadership Pathway For African American Males" (2022), a significant contribution to the ongoing discourse on equitable representation in leadership roles.

Dr. Pulley’s leadership, teaching acumen, and commitment to fostering diversity in academic leadership positions them as an influential figure in the realm of higher education.


BBA, University of the District of Columbia

MS, University of Maryland, Global Campus

EdD, University of New England