Trent A. Engbers University of Southern Indiana, USA
Trent A. Engbers, PhD, is an experienced college educator and nonprofit consultant living in Evansville. He is an assistant professor at the University of Southern Indiana in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. He holds a PhD in public affairs from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs and has taught more than 35different courses in his 15 years of college teaching. His research on leadership, economic development, and social capital has been published widely in journals, including Social Science Quarterly, Economic Development Quarterly, Public Administration Review, and the Journal of Leadership Education. A husband, father of four children, and former Peace Corps volunteer in China from 2005-2007, he is active in community affairs.