Teniell Trolian

Position: Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor
Office: ED 325
Tel: (518) 442-5961
Dr. Teniell L. Trolian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Policy & Leadership at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Dr. Trolian's research focuses on the educational experiences that influence college choice and college outcomes, with an emphasis on two primary areas: students’ higher education experiences and outcomes, and the influence of K-12 experiences on students’ college choice decisions and experiences in higher education. Her recent work has investigated the relationship between student-faculty interactions and college outcomes and the influence of students’ high school experiences on their aspirations to earn a college degree. Dr. Trolian is an author and co-author of articles in The Journal of Higher Education, Research in Higher Education, Higher Education, the Journal of College Student Development, the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, and Teaching in Higher Education. She has earned a B.A. from Ohio State University in Sociology, an M.A. from Bowling Green State University in College Student Personnel, an M.A. from the University of Iowa in Sociology, and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in Higher Education and Student Affairs.