Dr. Barbara Nicoll is a professor of education at the University of La Verne’s LaFetra College of Education, and the Advanced Studies in Education & Teacher Development Department. Currently she is the Director of the Child Development Master of Science Program. She has directed the Institute for Early Childhood Education at the University of La Verne for … Read More

Constance Rossum is Professor of Marketing & Management in the College of Business and Public Management at the University of La Verne and is President of Management Directives, Inc. an independent consulting firm for business, government, and nonprofit organizations in the areas of management, strategic planning, marketing, and research. Dr. Rossum’s dual perspective in the business … Read More

Deborah A. Olson, PhD, is currently an Associate Professor of Management and Leadership at University of La Verne. In 2011, she received the McElwee Excellence in Research Award from the College of Business and Public Management at the University of La Verne, for her track record of research since completing her PhD. She designed and implemented the … Read More

Devorah Lieberman, Ph.D., began her tenure as the University’s 18th President in July 2011. She brings with her a strong research and publication background in intercultural communication and diversity issues in higher education, as well as extensive knowledge and experience in higher education administration. Throughout her administrative career, Lieberman has brought national recognition to the institutions … Read More

Dr. Matthew Witt is associate professor of public administration at the University of La Verne. He is a leading scholar of state crimes against democracy (SCADs), with work appearing in the journals: Public Administration Review, Public Integrity, and Administration & Society. He is also published in leading public administration journals that examine how race and racism … Read More

A member of the elite Academy at La Verne and an expert in leadership, Dr. Thomas Harvey has, since 1980, authored seven books: “Checklist for Change,” “Building Teams, Building People,” “The Practical Decision-Maker: A Handbook for Decision-Making and Problem Solving in Organizations,” “Body and Soul of Leadership,” “The Politically Intelligent Leader,”  “Resistance To Change,” and “The … Read More