Mark Duslak is currently the Associate Dean of Students and will soon be the Director of Process Improvement and Institutional Research and Compliance at Lake-Sumter State College. He is currently finishing his doctoral studies in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program at Florida State University. Mark’s research interests include qualitative and quantitative methodologies—with a focus on topics relating to administrator-service provider dynamics in education, academic advisor role articulation, and academic advisor identity formation. Mark is the 2020 first place winner of the Three-Minute Thesis contest at FSU. Born in Chicago, Mark presently lives in Central Florida.