Joe Stokes’s research interests include student involvement theory and connections to undergraduate persistence; leader psychology and leader member exchange in higher education; higher education policy and governance; and international student mobility, online learning modalities and strategic enrolment management. His most recent publications focus on international student mobility in the pandemic era and strategic enrolment management in a time of global disruption.
Stokes is the University Registrar at Ontario Tech University, and an Adjunct Professor at various universities across Canada. His portfolio includes the leadership of strategic enrolment management, including domestic and international admissions and recruitment, student awards, financial aid, records, registration, scheduling and convocation; university-wide student communication; and the international office. He has led work across the post-secondary sector on governance, strategic enrolment management, student retention and student success.
Doctor of Education
Master of Education
Ontario Tech University
Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
Stokes, J. (2021). Geopolitics and global events: International student recruitment in a time of disruption. In B. Shneikat, C. Tanova & C. Cobanoglu (Eds.) Global perspectives on recruiting international students: Challenges and opportunities. Emerald.
Stokes, J. (2020). Strategic enrolment management in a time of disruption: How the global pandemic will force a re-evaluation of traditional strategy. Proceedings of the 14th International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics (IMSCI 2020).
Stokes, J., Harvel, G., Percival, J., Shah, A., & Zakoor, J (2017). Proactive retention tools for pre-university pathway. Ontario Council of Articulation and Transfer. https://oncat.ca/en/projects/proactive-retention-tools-pre-university-pathway
Stokes, J., Harvel, G., Percival, J., Shah, A., & Zakoor, J (2016). Pathway for retention: university academic remediation at a community college. Ontario Council of Articulation and Transfer. https://oncat.ca/en/projects/diploma-and-degree-retention-pathway-general-arts-and-science-continued-university-study
Stokes, J., Harvel, G., Percival, J., Shah, A., & Zakoor, J. (2016, November 2-6). Development of a University/College Pathway for Academic Success Remediation. Paper presented at the Higher Education in Transformation Symposium, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.