Craig M. McGill is an academic advisor for the Department of English at Florida International University in Miami Florida. Prior to his current position, he advised Biochemistry and Forensic Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and served as the Nebraska state liaison for the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region VI steering committee. An active member of NACADA, he currently serves as the liaison for the state of Florida, is a member of the task force on sustainable leadership development, on the steering committee for the Commission for LGBTQA Advising and Advocacy, NACADA’s publication advisory board, and in October, was one of ten advisors in the country inducted into the Emerging Leader’s Program.
Craig holds a Master of Music degree in Music Theory from at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master of Science degree in Academic Advising from Kansas State University; he is currently pursuing his doctorate in Adult Education and Human Resource Development with graduate certificate in Women’s Studies from Florida International University. He has presented at a number of national and regional conferences on transfer student experience and retention, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender identity construction and maintenance, ally development and advocacy and the Broadway musical. He has published on a variety of subjects ranging from transfer students, gender and science in advising STEM majors, appreciative advising, faculty advising, professionalization, and three papers on Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.