PhD in Leadership and Change student Maya Townsend will be teaching Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University in the coming term. Townsend is the Founder and lead consultant of Partnering Resources.
June 9, 2023
Jesse Caney, a student in the MS in Environmental Studies, Conservation Biology concentration, and MassWildlife, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, were featured in Wareham Week for tagging two nestling baby bald eagles by placing colored bands on their ankles to track, study and test them from infancy to adulthood for ecotoxins and contaminants…CONTINUE READING
Lisabeth Willey, PhD, Research Faculty in the MS in Environmental Studies, Jess Meck ‘18 (New England, MS), and Kathryn Lauer ‘20 (New England, MS), along with others, co-authored a new paper “Effects of landscape structure and land use on turtle communities across the eastern United States,” that was published in Biological Conservation.
June 5, 2023
Chris Taylor ’19 (GSLC, PhD), Director at Apricus Australia & Reclaim Energy, led his team and the organization to receive 2023 National Banksia Awards finalist status. The prestigious recognition and awards are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and…CONTINUE READING
May 30, 2023
Ruta Shah-Gordon ’16 (GSLC, PhD) was awarded a reciprocal exchange grant from the United States Department of State and the International Research and Exchanges Board to work with Mandela Fellow Charlene Chekenya to collaborate on strengthening responses to sexual harassment in higher and tertiary institutions in Zimbabwe. Read more about Shah-Gordon and her dissertation Intercultural…CONTINUE READING
Mitch Kusy, PhD, Professor of Organization Learning and Development in the PhD in Leadership and Change program, recently facilitated three webinars with Renee Thompson of The Healthy Workforce Institute. The first webinar with over 800 registrants was entitled Helping Healthcare Professionals Understand How to Address Abusive Behaviors from Patients and Families. The second webinar was…CONTINUE READING
PhD in Leadership and Change students Techa Smalls Brown, LauraLynn Jansen, and Ileya Grosman are 2023 recipients of Fetzer Scholarship Awards. In partnership with The Academy of Management and the Fetzer Institute, a private foundation created by John E. Fetzer in 1962 with a vision of a transformed world powered by love in which all…CONTINUE READING
PhD in Leadership and Change Student, Integrative Sustainability Coach, Consultant, Speaker, and Trainer LauraLynn Jansen has been awarded the Academy of Management’s 2023 Promising Dissertation Award. The award supports doctoral candidates working in the domain of Management, Spirituality, and Religion (MSR) to develop quality dissertations that can integrate management with spirituality and/or religion, and also…CONTINUE READING
Naomi Nightingale ’14 (GSLC, PhD) established the Oakwood Preservation Coalition (OPC), a nonprofit corporation created to develop, uphold and support social, educational, economic, and environmental justice in the historic Black coastal community of Oakwood in Venice, California, and to build a coalition of organizations to support the mission of Oakwood Preservation Coalition. The organization’s first…CONTINUE READING
Laura Santana ’09 (GSLC, PhD) has embarked upon a multi-year Organization Development partnership with Menorca Inmobiliario Housing provider in Latin America. Headquartered in Peru and achieving B-Corp Status, they disrupt the market by designing and building sustainable dwellings which advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, sustain environment, increase education, and…CONTINUE READING
May 29, 2023
Harriet L. Schwartz ’09 (GSLC, PhD), Professor of Relational Practice and Higher Education, was interviewed and quoted recently in the article “University of Oxford Bans Intimate Relations Between Students and Staff: UK Institution Joins Many Universities Worldwide in Enacting Policies to Protect Students’ Rights and Prevent Power Abuses” that was featured in Nature, the weekly international…CONTINUE READING
Cara Meixner ‘08 (GSLC, PhD) recently presented “Methods Braiding and Diffractive Analysis: Two Approaches to Revisiting Researcher Positionality” at the QRM Conference in Albuquerque. Additionally, the integrated qualitative methods course/text that she authored as qualitative content expert for the American Psychological Association’s (APA) PsychLearn was just made available through an APA partnership with edX, an…CONTINUE READING