Dr Danielle Babb

Dr. Danielle L. Babb

Dr. Dani Babb is a distinguished professor, higher education consultant, doctoral mentor, serial entrepreneur, and subject matter expert with a passion for advancing the future success of higher education.

She brings a wealth of innovation, creativity, and technology leadership drawn from twenty years of her established higher education expertise combined with fifteen years running a consulting practice for professors and an instructional design firm for colleges and universities. Her latest endeavor, Dissertation Prep, guides students through the doctoral dissertation journey.

Her education includes a PhD in Organizational Leadership and Management with a Technology Emphasis and Quantitative Research focus, an MBA with an Information Technology and Management Emphasis, and a BS in Business. She is also a licensed California Real Estate Broker.

Dr. Babb is an award-winning author of many books and scholarly publications in the education, real estate, and business fields. She also volunteers as a Professor Mentor, Entrepreneur Coach, and guides disadvantaged students on getting into college.

Dr. Babb’s expertise as a leading Higher Education Consultant is recognized by colleges and universities across the country. She currently consults with higher education leadership on issues pertaining to faculty retention, policies, student learning and outcomes, program marketing, and market research.

Her latest endeavor, Dissertation Prep, offers comprehensive dissertation coaching services for doctoral candidates. The foundation of Dissertation Prep is drawn from Dr. Babb’s expertise working with students through every stage of their dissertation research.

Dissertation Prep’s elite team of doctoral coaches and writing editors, led by Dr. Babb, brings 70+ years of collective expertise including chair experience with over 1,000 committees resulting in a proven process that saves doctoral students time, stress, and tuition.


  • Doctorate in Organization and Management, Capella University Management.

  • Master of Business Administration, University of Redlands.

  • Bachelor of Science, University of California at Riverside.

  • Business Administration (Dean’s Honor List).

Work Experience

  • Present Online Professor, Astria Learning.

  • 2005 – Present CEO and Founder, The Babb Group.

  • 1996 – Present Owner and Founder, California computer concepts.

  • 2011 – Present Master’s Program, Southern New Hampshire University.

  • 2009 – Present Adjunct Faculty Master level, Thomas Edison College.

  • 2009 – Present Instructor in master’s Business Program, Bethel College.

  • 2007 – Present Instructor for MBA and BS Programs, Kaplan University.

  • 2007 – Present Professor of Economics, American Military University.

  • 2006 – Present Online Professor, Warner University.

  • 2005 – Present Adjunct Faculty DBA/PHD Programs, Walden University.

  • 1999 – 2002 Director of Information systems, Loma Linda University.

  • 1999 – 2001 Director of Information Technology, IPC Communication.

  • 2003 – 2004 Manager of Network Planning, Real Estate Company.

  • 1994 – 1999 Assistant Professor, Loma Linda University.

  • 2004 – 2005 Faculty, Western Governors University.

  • 2004 – 2009 Adjunct Faculty, Chapman University.

  • 2003 – 2004 Online instructor, University of California.

  • 2006 – 2009 Instructor on master’s Program, Boston University.

  • 2007 – 2009 Instructor, Ashford University.

Publications Published Articles

  • Babb, D. & Ross, T. & Kline, C. & Gilbert, D. & Hanson, K. & Lawler, M. & Lipuma, J. & O’Day, D. & Pawar, D. & Prescott, T. & Pelletier, C. & Sprinkle, H. (2014). Modern Instructor: Success Strategies for the Online Professor. Kiddya Publishing.

  • Babb, D. (2014) The Adult Student. Mandevilla Press; Stamford, CT.

  • Babb, D. (2009). The Accidental Startup. Penguin Press/Alpha Books: Chicago, IL.

  • Babb, D. (2009). The Online Professor’s Practical Guide to Starting an Internet Business. Entrepreneur Press/McGraw Hill: Irvine, CA

  • Babb, D. (2008) The Accidental Landlord. Penguin Press/Alpha Books: Chicago, IL.

  • Babb, D. & Nazur, B. (2007) Finding Foreclosures: An Insider’s Guide to Cashing in On This Hidden Market. Entrepreneur Inc./McGraw Hill, 2007. Amazon Top 10 in Business Real Estate & Business Investing Book Web site is at www.findingforeclosureexperts.com

  • Babb, D. & Lazo, A. (2007) Real Estate v2.0: A Professionals Guide to Dynamic Web Sites, Blogs & Podcasts. Kaplan Publishing, 2007.

  • Babb, D. & Mirabella, J. (2007) Make a Living Teaching Online. John Wiley & Sons, Hard Cover, January 2007. Book Web site is at www.teachonlinebook.com

  • Babb, D. (2006) Commissions at Risk: A Real Estate Professionals Guide to Beating Online Competition. Dearborn Publishing (Kaplan Division) Paperback, October 2006. Book Web site is www.commissions-at-risk.com