Dr. Cabellon is currently building his publications, beginning with a recent chapter in the New Directions for Student Services (NDSS) series published in the fall of 2015. Currently, he is serving as co-editor for a special volume of NDSS on technology (due out in 2016) and is writing another chapter for a special volume of New Directions for Student Leadership (due out in 2017). Much of the content on this website has been cited through a number of books and manuscripts.

Featured Publications


Chapter Title: “The Digital Age of Student Affairs” (New Directions for Student Services)

This chapter describes the student affairs profession in the digital age. The authors explore new challenges educators and professionals face as new areas are added and expanded, how social networks and digital technology tools continue to evolve, and what skills are needed to engage with students in person and online.



studentaffairsdigitalage1 copy

Book Title: “Engaging the Digital Generation” (Co-Editor, w/ Dr. Josie Ahlquist)

The book will cover a variety of topics including how digital technologies have fundamentally changed higher education; new concepts of college student and professional staff identity and self development; building digital leadership capacity; applying big data in relevant and useful ways; evolving guidance documents; and the value to chief student affairs officers.



studentaffairsdigitalage1 copy

Chapter Title: “Remixing Leadership Practice with Emerging Technologies” (New Directions for Student Leadership)

The opening chapter of this special edition will set the stage for a discussion of the emerging intersections of technology and leadership development. The authors will present an overview of the historical trends in and current state of technology in higher education, including platforms, tools, and theories that have impacted our work in higher education. This first chapter will introduce the influence of technology on our understanding of and work in leadership.