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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 driven to positively impact the world. Throughout her career her activities have lived at the intersection of innovation, academia, relationship building, advocacy and social impact. In addition to her experience as a CEO and hungry entrepreneur, Erin has spent over a decade in higher education and administration including serving as faculty, a graduate department chair, and an associate dean. Erin has a knack for leading strategic initiates, creating collaborations to solve wicked problems, and driving institutional change. In addition to board and committee service in the university setting, Erin 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 reviewer for the American Psychological Association (APA), served on the board of Chicanos Por la Causa, and is an executive representative to the UN Global Compact. Erin's legislative and consulting experience includes coauthoring regulation, consulting for local and state legislators, and advocacy around environmental safety, public health, and children's health and development. In 2012 Erin was selected as a Flinn-Brown Fellow. Flinn is a non-partisan, nationally acclaimed organization that brings together and advances the cadre of people identified as potential leaders of Arizona. Erin's vast media experience includes providing expertise related to education, child development, and public health to television, print, and radio entities including, but not limited to, CNN, MSNBC, FOX news, Parenting Magazine, Sanjay Gupta MD, Anderson Cooper, and The New York Times. In 2015 she was a delegate at COP21 in Paris and in 2016 earned a Certificate in Leading Operational Excellence from MIT.

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.