Annie W. Bezbatchenko is Senior Program Officer at The Teagle Foundation, supporting both institutional and civic initiatives. She has been involved with the Foundation since 2011, and joined in this capacity in 2021. Previously, she consulted with Storbeck Search and the Ford Foundation. Annie has taught at New York University, Baruch College, Sheridan College in Ontario, and currently teaches in the doctoral education program at Franklin University. Her work has been published in Change Magazine, Inside Higher Ed, and The Hechinger Report. She holds a Ph.D. from New York University and M.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania, both in higher education, and a B.A. in Leadership Studies from the University of Richmond.