Sr. Principal Partner Strategy ConsultantBorn in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr. Eric J. McIntosh split his time between Alberta and Minnesota. With a professional background in student affairs, Eric has worked for four different institutions of varying types and sizes. Since 2007, Eric has been extensively involved in research on student thriving; a research initiative of the Doctoral Programs in Higher Education at Azusa Pacific University. He earned his M.A. in Higher Education from Geneva College, and his Ph.D. in Higher Education from Azusa Pacific University.