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Karen Bolser, MA, DSL

Dr. Karen Sturtevant is a passionate professor, consultant, author, speaker, and inspirational leader. Transcending socioeconomic and denominational barriers, her powerful message of healing, love, and restoration of leadership, resonates hope among individuals from every walk of life. A gifted exhorter and motivator, the core of Dr. Sturtevant's message is “delivering leadership truths that transform the world”. She has written numerous academic articles, published several books, and has presented seminars and Bible studies. Through the years, Dr. Sturtevant has traveled with numerous American and International missionaries and has had the opportunity to serve individuals in many different areas. Dr. Sturtevant founded The Bolser Group, LLC. in 2011 with the purpose of providing organizations and companies with excellent leadership/management skills and training. DEMONSTRATED FACILITATOR, CONSULTANT, AND EXECUTIVE COACH : Dr. Sturtevant holds a Doctor of Strategic Leadership Degree (DSL) which is an applied, multidisciplinary terminal degree designed to provide effective solutions, rooted in Christian ethics and values, for today's organizational challenges. Dr. Sturtevant's academia of Strategic and Entrepreneurial Leadership combines an extensive survey of theory drawn from the fields of sociology, psychology, theology, organizational theory and other allied disciplines with a Judeo-Christian perspective that will further any companies understanding of transformational principles. She is also exceptional at balancing the analysis of human dynamics and corporate systems. Dr. Sturtevant aids in the facilitation and the development of leaders who understand the intricacies of organizational change.

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
Blog Posts Published


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