Cole Eskridge is the Course Support Specialist for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. They have a Master’s degree in Higher Education from the University of Arizona (UA) and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Mary Washington. Prior to working in the ODL, Cole was a graduate assistant for the University of Arizona’s LGBTQ+ Resource Center and was the lead designer and developer of their Online Safe Zone Network Workshop. Cole has also had the opportunity to work with UA Sky School, Biosphere 2, the Arizona Science Center, the UA Department of Entomology, and the UA Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology as an instructor in and outside the formal classroom.
Whenever they’re not on campus, Cole can be found hiking in the mountains, hanging out in a coffee shop while philosophically pondering “access” in education, experimenting in the kitchen, or performing with their community chorus (Reveille Men’s Chorus).