Dr. Mylon Jamar Kirksy has over 18 years of professional experience in higher education working in a number of student affairs areas, such as residence life, Greek life, and housing services.  Mylon received his Bachelors of Science in Political Science and Public Relations from Illinois State University in Normal, IL.  He received his Masters of Communication and Information Studies in Organizational Communication from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.  His Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Administration was received from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA.
 
Dr. Kirksy moved to Atlanta in 2011 to begin working at Georgia State University as the associate director of university housing for residence life.  In 2013, Dr. Kirksy established Sidebar Education Consulting Group, LLC with his colleagues Randy Dorian Brown and Zduy Peter Chu.  In 2016, Randy and Zduy left the company to focus on building and caring for their families.  Since this time, Mylon became the sole founder, owner and chief operations officer of the company.  Dr. Kirksy moved to Austin, Texas in 2015.  In addition to his position at Sidebar, he serves as the Senior Director of Residence Life for the University of Texas at Austin, and is an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Program in Higher Education and Leadership.

Dr. Kirksy’s areas of expertise are in:organizational leadership and change management; student/staff learning and development; research, assessment, and evaluation; communications; and intercultural competency development.  Dr. Kirksy is also a certified behavioral-based interviewer and a qualified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) that assesses intercultural competency.  His professional affiliations are with the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I).  In 2007, Dr. Kirksy received the NASPA Region VI Mid-level Student Affairs Professional Award for outstanding commitment to the profession and contributions to the development of programs that promote student learning and personal development.  In 2014, Dr. Kirksy was honored with a membership into the Global Directory of Who’s Who Among Executives, Professionals, and Entrepreneurs.

You may contact Dr. Mylon Kirksy by telephone at (404) 500-9015 or by email at mjkirksy@consultsidebar.com. Also, please visit the company's website at consultsidebar.com. 


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Dr. Mylon Kirksy

Founder, Owner and Chief Operations Officer

Sidebar Education Consulting Group, LLC 

Est. 2013