Dr. Kevin R. Wesley earned his juris doctorate degree from Creighton University in 2015 and his Ph.D. in higher education leadership from UNL in 2012. Prior to his appointment at CBA, he was an adjunct professor and Title IX deputy coordinator at UNL. He spent nearly 24 years in the U.S. Navy, reaching the rank of commander, and completing nine combat deployments to the Balkans, Middle East and African regions. From 2009-13, he was an associate professor of naval science at UNL, serving as executive officer of UNL Naval ROTC unit and developing an accredited, ACE-approved 400-level undergraduate leadership course.
Wesley’s dissertation is titled “A Motivated Workforce: A Mixed Methods Study of Worker Motivation at a Nebraska Manufacturing Company.”