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Gwenn W. Grondal, PhD

I am a futurist and program and research evaluation consultant. I have taught for UOP/IPD for 39 years including over ten years for SAS. I also teach business research and statistics online and at the San Diego campus. I have also taught at several other colleges and universities. I received my degrees from UC Berkeley, including a Ph.D. and M.A. in Education: Policy, Planning, and Administration and an A.B. in Communication and Public Policy, and have completed additional graduate work at other universities including an M.A. (abt) in Language Arts and two teaching credentials. My professional affiliations include the American Evaluation Association, Pi Lambda Theta, and the World Future Society.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
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American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies