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Organization Development and Change
Program Details

Visiting Scholars

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


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

  • Key Program Contact

    Todd L. Matthews, PhD
    Professor and Chair, Department of Leadership and Organization Development and Change
    Coordinator, Doctoral Program in Organization Development and Change
    Widener Center, Room 220
    610.902.8172 (office)

Course Listing

Year 1

  • One day virtual orientation session
  • DORG 705 - Writing for Scholar-Practitioners
  • DORG 725 - Group Facilitation, Consultation and Team Development
  • DORG 715 - Philosophy of Science: Ways of Being, Doing and Knowing
  • DORG 700 - The Evolution of Organization Development
  • DORG 710 - Theory and Practice of Organizational Leadership
  • DORG 735 - Socio-Cultural Dynamics, Morality and Diversity in the Workplace
  • DORG 730 - Organizational Assessment, Design and Strategy
  • Qualifying Examination

Year 2

  • DORG 746 - Qualitative Research Design and Methods
  • DORG 745 - Quantitative Research Design and Methods
  • DORG 750 - Corporate Governance and Business Ethics through a Social Justice Lens
  • DORG 755 - Change Management and Leadership in a Global World
  • DORG 760 - Negotiation, Conflict and Communication Strategies to Advance Social Causes
  • DORG 765 - Advanced Research Design and Methods

Year 3 (and beyond when needed)

  • DORG 775 - Dissertation: Proposal, Development and Defense