Kim Denning

Academic Success Specialist
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Academic Success Specialist
University Staff
DTPHX Campus

Student Information

Undergraduate Student
Secondary Education (German)
MaryLouFulton Teachers College


Kim Denning is an Academic Success Specialist in the School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University. Dr. Denning, who grew up in Tempe, earned her Bachelor of Arts in German from Arizona State University, including a Sun Devil study abroad program in Regensburg, Germany. Dr. Denning earned a Master of Arts in Education in Adult Education and Distance Learning from University of Phoenix, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from University of Phoenix. Prior to earning academic degrees, Dr. Denning worked as a hairdresser, earning two vocational certificates in Cosmetology and Instructor of Cosmetology and is licensed in Arizona for Cosmetology and Instructor of Cosmetology. Dr. Denning's doctoral research focused on the use of technology in vocational school. In her spare time, Dr. Denning enjoys fitness, travel, and learning about foreign cultures.




Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership, University of Phoenix, 2009.

Master of Arts in Education, Adult Education and Distance Learning, University of Phoenix, 2004.

Bachelor of Arts, German, Arizona State University, 2002.

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Research Interests

Academic Advising, Adult Education, Andragogy, Cosmetology Education, Vocational Education, Higher Education Accreditation, Social Justice in Higher Education


New Times "Best of Phoenix" Award, Gig Posters, 2007.