Tonette S. Rocco


Tonette S. Rocco, graduated from The Ohio State University and serves as a professor in adult education and human resource development at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. She is a Houle Scholar, a member of the 2016 class of the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame, 2016 Outstanding HRD Scholar and recipient of more than 25 awards for scholarship, mentoring, and service. Her other books include Challenging the Parameters of Adult Education: John Ohliger and the Quest for Social Democracy (with Grace, Jossey-Bass, 2009); Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing (with Tim Hatcher, Jossey-Bass, 2011); Handbook of HRD (Wiley, 2014; with Chalofsky and Morris) and the Routledge Companion to HRD (2014; with Poell and Roth); Disrupting adult and community education: Teaching, working, and learning in the periphery (SUNY, 2016; with Mizzi and Shore). She is Editor-in-Chief of New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development.