Adam Holden

Adam Holden

Professional Profile

Dr. Adam Holden serves as a visiting professor at Saint Bonaventure University, and a doctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge. Dr. Holden’s research agenda includes work in the areas of unconscious bias, blended learning, and the use of mobile technologies in marginalized communities. Dr. Holden has been a university and K-12 educator in both the private and public education systems of Europe, North, and Central America for more than 30 years, where his institutional leadership has earned a frequent awards and recognitions including earning the coveted Nation Blue Ribbon of Excellence Award of two occasions. 

Dr. Holden has multiple publications on Digital technologies and Blended Learning, serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Online Learning Research, and Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, and has been a contributor to ASCD’s SmartBlog on Education. Adam is a highly-regarded TedX international speaker on digital innovation in education with keynote engagements in Asia, Europe, and North & Central America in recent years. Dr. Holden is a Google Certified trainer specializing in online learning, blended learning, and the development of open education resources.

Adam is presently completing research in Panama, Central America, where he is working with a team to develop a mobile educational app to support and enhance the confidence levels of non-qualified, inexperienced teachers working in marginalized communities. He shares this venture with his wife Dr. Jessica Holden, and his beloved Bulldogs, Samson & Delilah.

Academic Credentials

  • EdS, Educational Leadership, Fort Hays State University (2013)
  • EdD, Educational Leadership, California Coast University (2001)
  • MEd, Educational Administration, Washburn University (1996)
  • BEd, Educational Studies/Theology, University of Southampton (1987)