Connie Clark Bethel University, USA
Connie Clark, PhD, RN, CNE, has been a professor at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, since 2009. Prior to that time, she was nursing professor at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa, for 19 years, teaching medical-surgical nursing, gerontology nursing, leadership, and research. Her published research includes studies on professional socialization of nursing students, socialization of clinical nursing faculty, and support needs of immigrant Somali mothers in Minnesota. She has presented locally, nationally, and internationally. The current focus of her teaching is undergraduate and graduate nursing students in the areas of nursing education, leadership, and research.