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Joanna Foland

Joanna Foland

Faculty Development Consultant in Leadership and Mentoring
PHONE: 919-962-9975




Joanna Helene Foland is the Faculty Development Consultant in Leadership and Mentoring. She also continues to contribute to Targeting Equity in Access to Mentoring (TEAM) ADVANCE as the NSF-funded project nears completion. Trained in CIMER’s Entering Mentoring curriculum, Joanna is a co-facilitator for the TEAM ADVANCE Faculty Mentor Training. She also collaborates on development and delivery of Women ADVANCE Leadership and Peer Mentoring Circles.

Joanna holds dual Bachelors of Arts in English and Communication from University of Kentucky. She earned her Master of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and completed doctoral coursework and qualifying examinations. Joanna is also a certified professional coach through Coach Training Alliance.

Academically, Joanna developed a deep understanding of rhetorical theory and cultural studies. Joanna has presented at national and regional conferences, including ARC Network Equity in STEM Community Convening, National Council of University Research Administrators, National Communication Association, Southern States Communication Association, and Southeastern Women’s Studies Association.

Joanna uses feminine (she/her) pronouns.