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Erin Carr-Jordan

Erin Carr-Jordan

Social Impact Officer Principal, EdPlus, Arizona State University

erobins@asu.edu

EdPlus
Arizona State University
1365 N. Scottsdale Rd. SkySong 3 EdPlus Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Social Impact Officer Principal, EdPlus, Arizona State University

Biography

Dr. Carr-Jordan is the Social Impact Officer Principal at Arizona State University. Throughout her career, her activities have lived at the intersection of academia, coalition building, advocacy, and impact. In addition to her experience as a CEO and entrepreneur, Dr. Carr-Jordan has spent over a decade in higher education where her roles have included faculty member, Department Chair of Graduate Psychology, and Associate Dean of Academic Partnerships. In her current role, Dr. Carr-Jordan leverages her business and academic experience to lead large-scale initiatives to solve wicked problems including reducing inequalities, achieving gender equity, and ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education for all. In addition to board and committee service in the university setting, Carr-Jordan was appointed by the Arizona Governor to serve on the ICC Board for Infant and Toddler Development, sat on the American Association of Community College Council (AACC), is an advisory board member of SeaTrust Institute, is a member of UN Women, and is an executive representative to the United Nations Global Compact. Dr. Carr-Jordan's legislative and consulting experience includes coauthoring regulation in AZ and IL, legislative consulting at both the local and state level, and advocacy work in environmental safety, public health, and human development. In 2013 she was selected as a Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Fellow. She has been an invited guest on CNN, MSNBC, ABC, Sanjay Gupta MD, and Anderson Cooper. She has also been featured in the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, the Arizona Republic, and in Parenting Magazine. Her work is the subject of a public relations textbook chapter now in its 2nd print. In 2015 she was a delegate at COP21 in Paris and in 2016 earned a Certificate in Leading Operational Excellence from MIT. Dr. Carr-Jordan is a Senior Sustainability Scholar in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. Carr-Jordan is a triple alumna of ASU. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, an M.A. in Lifespan Human Development, and a B.A. in Broadcast Business Management. 

Education

  • Executive Certificate, Organizational Leadership, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, 2016
  • PhD, Educational Psychology, Arizona State University, 2007
  • MA, Lifespan Developmental Psychology, Arizona State University, 2005
  • BA, Broadcast Business Management, Arizona State University, 2001
  • AA, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, 1999

Expertise

Book Chapters

2009

Carr-Jordan, E. M. 2009. Poverty and low-income gifted. In: Kerr, B. ed., Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent. Vol 2. Sage Publications, Inc. Thousand Oaks, CA. ISBN: 978-1412949712.

Carr-Jordan, E. M. 2009. Resilience. In: Kerr, B. ed., Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent. Vol 2. Sage Publications, Inc. Thousand Oaks, CA. ISBN: 978-1412949712.

Carr-Jordan, E. M. 2009. Self-efficacy/self-esteem. In: Kerr, B. ed., Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent. Vol 2. Sage Publications, Inc.. Thousand Oaks, CA. ISBN: 978-1412949712.