Amy Homkes-Hayes

A photo of Amy Homkes-Hayes.

Part-Time Lecturer

Leadership and Counseling

304 John W. Porter Building


[email protected]


  • Master of Social Work, Grand Valley State University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan,
    College of Literature, Science, and the Arts


Amy Homkes-Hayes is a Part-Time Lecturer in the Leadership and Counseling department teaching higher education and student affairs courses. Amy has worked for many years in higher education in a number of functional areas including career services, alumni relations, student services, teaching and learning, and academic innovation and online learning. Amy has spent the majority of her time employed at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in roles of increasing responsibility launching or shepherding new higher education initiatives to scale. Amy is also a higher education consultant working with teams and units in setting goals, improving communication, and evolving practices. Amy is a certified MBTI practitioner, StrengthsQuest Educator and trained in Motivational Interviewing.


  • EDLD 550 Introduction to Student Affairs in Higher Education
  • EDLD 551 Contemporary College Students
  • EDLD 552 Introduction to Academic Advising

Selected Presentations

  • Hart, J., Homkes-Hayes, A., Kirwen, A., Murphy, L. & Tahir, H. (2022) (Accepted). Do We Have Time for That? Challenges and Opportunities in Designing Short Courses. OLC Accelerate.
  • Gass, S., Homkes-Hayes, A., Murphy, L., Sweet, A, &. Tahir, H. (2022). Blended: Creating Community Between and Amongst Online & Residential Learners. NASPA.
  • Homkes-Hayes, A., Murphy, L., & Sartorius, E. (2022). Conversations on Equitable Engagement: What does inclusivity and Justice look like in Global Online Degree Programs? OLC Innovate.
  • Homkes-Hayes, A. (2018). Growing Digital Pedagogy through the Office of Academic Innovation at the University of Michigan. Online Learning Consortium, Innovate. (Winner of Best in Track award).
  • Homkes-Hayes, A. (2018). Growing Digital Pedagogy through the Digital Innovation Greenhouse at the University of Michigan. AAC&U Annual Meeting.
  • Homkes-Hayes, A., Potts, C., & Wegner, J. (2016). Beyond busy: Challenging the glorification of a hectic life. NASPA.
  • Homkes-Hayes, A. & Wegner, J. (2015). Beyond being busy: Developing life work integration as women leaders. National Conference for College Women Student Leaders.
  • Homkes-Hayes, A. & Matney, M. (2015). The integrated student: Advancing practice and research on student learning in student affairs. NASPA.
  • Homkes-Hayes, A., Luke, C., & Mexicotte, D. (2014). Beyond moths in a jar: Converging learning contexts with purpose. AAEEBL Annual Conference.
  • Homkes-Hayes, A. & McGuiness, T. (2013). Integrative learning/MPortfolio practice and research. ACPA.
  • Batke, D. & Homkes-Hayes, A. (2012). Student to alumnus/a lifecycle: Crucial fundraising and SA partnerships. ACPA.