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Cabrini’s PhD/DBA Program Details

The Organizational Development doctoral program combines visits from internationally renowned visiting scholars and Cabrini University’s expert faculty, exposing students to a variety of viewpoints for discussion. 

A partial list of visiting scholars includes:

  • David Boje, PhD – New Mexico State University
  • Anthony Buono, PhD- Bentley University 
  • James Calvin, PhD – Johns Hopkins University
  • David Jamieson, PhD – Jamieson Consulting Group, Inc.
  • Judith H. Katz, EdD – The Kaleel Jamieson Consulting Group
  • Jim Ludema, PhD – Benedictine University
  • Anthony (Tony) Maddox, Executive VP and managing director, CNN International  
  • Frederick A. Miller – The Kaleel Jamieson Consulting Group
  • Matt Minahan, EdD – MM & Associates
  • Philip H. Mirvis, PhD – Philip H. Mirvis Associates
  • Bill Pasmore, PhD – Center for Creative Leadership/Columbia University
  • Joanne C. Preston, PhD, Joanne C. Preston Associates 
  • Grace Ann Rosile, PhD – New Mexico State University
  • Peter Sorensen, PhD – Benedictine University
  • Nancy Southern, EdD – Nancy Southern & Associates
  • Ram V. Tenkasi, PhD – Benedictine University
  • Therese Yaeger, PhD – Benedictine University
  • Mike Manning, PhD – Benedictine University

You can view more information about the program and class listings in our Graduate Catalog

Program Highlights:

  • Earn your doctorate in three years—two years of classes plus one year of dissertation work.
  • Competitive, inclusive tuition
  • After a one-week intensive introduction each year, classes meet once a month on the weekend for cohort members currently working fulltime
  • The flexibility to pursue a research-focused PhD or the practice-oriented DBA
  • An international focus—all graduates will attend and present papers at international academic conferences
  • Builds upon the Cabrini tradition of social justice and ethical leadership while emphasizing practical, highly relevant business principles
  • Hands-on support from faculty and staff

OD Staff

The Organizational Development program utilizes Cabrini’s current network of expert faculty, as well as visiting scholars and industry experts.

Key Program Contact:

Todd Matthews, PhD
Coordinator, OD Program
Chair and Associate Professor, Leadership and Organizational Development
Widener Center, Room 215

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