Faculty & Staff Profiles

Thomas R. Harvey, Ph.D. (1976)
College of Education and Organizational Leadership (CEOL)
Professor of Organizational Leadership

Ph.D., Syracuse University
B.A., Princeton University

Thomas R Harvey is the Michael Abraham’s endowed chair in Excellence in Leadership. He received his A.B. from Princeton University and his Ph.D. from Syracuse University. He has been teaching since 1970 in the departments of Organizational Leadership at Syracuse University, Claremont Graduate School and the University of La Verne. He first came to Laverne as the director of Research, Evaluation and Quality Assurance. He then became the Associate Dean of Graduate Education and then the Dean of the School of Organizational Management. In 2000 he went back to full time teaching. He has taught such courses as Conflict, Change Theory, Team Building, Decision-making, Statistics, Research Methods, Leadership, Planning, Organizational Theory and Evaluation, all to doctoral students. In 1990 he received the excellence in teaching award; in 2004 he received the Ellsworth Johnson faculty service award; and in 2006 he was named as an inaugural member of the Research Academy. He is the only member of the university to receive all three honors. He was a member of the La Verne City Council from 1984-2005. He has published ten books and an innumerable number of articles.

Contact Information:
Phone: 4384
Campus Location:
Central Campus, La Verne, CA
Organizational Leadership

University Mailing Address
& Main Phone Number:

University of La Verne
1950 3rd Street
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 593-3511
College of Law Mailing Address
University of La Verne
College of Law
320 East D Street
Ontario, CA 91764
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