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Chase Cookson, D.B.A. - IDEA. Manhattan, KS, US

Chase Cookson, D.B.A. Chase Cookson, D.B.A.

Campus and Faculty Development Specialist | IDEA


Chase Cookson has nine years of experience in higher education administration, teaching, and faculty development.






Chase Cookson - Faculty Spotlight IDEA Workshop: Kansas City




As a member of the client education team at IDEA, Chase Cookson brings nine years of experience in higher education administration, teaching, and faculty development. His life’s mission is to affect positive change in the lives of others and he believes that education is the most effective way of accomplishing that mission. Prior to joining the IDEA team, Chase completed his Doctor of Business Administration at Walden University, his Master of Business Administration at Grantham University, and undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Anthropology at the University of Kansas.

When he isn’t supporting IDEA client institutions, Chase can be found camping somewhere in Missouri with his partner Hilary, her daughter Maddy, and his dog Calvin.

Industry Expertise (2)

Education/Learning Training and Development

Areas of Expertise (14)

Client Education Higher Education Staff Development Leadership Development Academic Administration Team Building Coaching Educational Leadership Instructional Design Academic Advising Faculty Development Higher Education Administration Adult Education Work - Life Balance

Education (3)

Walden University: DBA, Social Impact Management

Grantham University: MBA, Strategic Management

University of Kansas: BA, Political Science, Anthropology

Affiliations and Past Experience (4)

  • Academy of Management : Member
  • International Society of Sustainability Professionals : Member
  • Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education : Member
  • Grantham University : Former faculty and chair of business school