- Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
- Ed.M., Teachers College, Columbia University
- B.A., University of Pennsylvania
- Group dynamics and group relations.
- Impact of social identities in groups and systems.
- Improving team performance.
- High performing teams.
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ORLJ 5017: Small group intervention: Theory and method
Prerequisite: ORL 5362. This course gives students an opportunity to develop a better understanding of the dynamics of small work groups and to learn intervention skills to improve group performance. The course covers relevant theory and research that underlies effective small group interventions. The class format will include lecture, discussion and in-class exercises.
ORL 5362: Group dynamics: A systems perspective
Enrollment limited. The course explores social processes in groups and their impact on individual behavior. In addition to a series of lectures/discussions, students are required to participate in an experiential group relations conference or to conduct a self-study project on group relations. Special fee.
Centers and Projects
Full-year and Two-Summer master’s programs and funded fellowships in leadership development for independent school educators. Programs serve early career teachers, mid-career administrators and heads of schools from a broad range of schools around the world. All Klingenstein Center programs focus on instructional leadership, collaboration and teamwork, a commitment to social justice and diversity, and reflective practice.