Faculty

MS in Organization Development

An MSOD degree from the University of San Francisco equips students with the academic foundations and frameworks, practical tools, and hands-on experience needed to facilitate change and development in organizations."

Rebekah Dibble, Program Director


Richard Callahan

Professor; Director, Health Services Administration Concentration, Master of Public Administration, Co-Director of the USF Master of Public Health Program in Sacramento
(916) 803-7022

Callahan is a Professor at the University of San Francisco, with a joint appointment in the USF School of Management and in the USF School of Nursing and Health Professions. Callahan’s research, consulting, publications, and teaching focuses on leadership behaviors and strategy practices that are effective in complex, demanding and dynamic environments in the public and nonprofit sectors.

Education:

Doctorate in Public Administration (DPA), University of Southern California, LA, CA. Dissertation: The Politics of Structural Choice: Cooperation in Political Environments | Master of Public Administration (MPA), USC, Los Angeles, California. | Tenri University, Nara Prefecture, Japan. | Bachelor of Arts (BA), Honors in Government, Georgetown University, Wash., D.C.

Expertise:

Leadership Practices, Strategic Planning

Courses:

Public Health Systems Leadership and Administration, Strategic Planning and Implementation, Leadership, Teams & Organizations, Strategic Planning and Implementation, Navigating and Negotiating the Field of Practice of Public Administration, Strategic Planning, HSA-Navigating and Negotiating in Health Administration

Richard Corriea

Courses:

Public Policy & the Regulatory Environment, BSM Special Topic, Economics and Finance for Public Managers, Core Value Driven Leadership and Ethics

Loni Davis

Adjunct Faculty

Loni Davis, PhD, brings over thirty years’ experience working in the field of organization development (OD). Her work has included consulting,...

Education:

PhD in Human & Organizational Systems | MA Human & Organization Development | MA Educational Psychology

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Leading and Organizational Change, Leading Organization Change and Development, MSOD Special Topic

Rebekah Dibble

Associate Professor
(415) 422-5695

Associate Professor Rebekah Dibble investigates the impact of national culture and government on organizations, the adjustment processes in cross-...

Education:

Post Doctoral Research Fellowship, Thunderbird School of Global Management | PhD, Management, University of California, Irvine | MBA, Brigham Young University, Utah | BA, Business Management, University of Utah

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Global Virtual Project Teams, Honors: Management and Organizational Dynamics, Foundations of Organizations & Management, Advanced Team Dynamics, Team Interventions

Linda Henderson

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs / Department Chair / Associate Professor
(415) 422-5459

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Linda Henderson, Ph.D. has been a leader in departmental and program development at USF in her roles as...

Education:

PhD, Organizational Communication, Florida State University, FL | MS, Communications, Texas Christian University, TX | BS, Education, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Global Virtual Project Teams, Leadership Communication, Foundations of Organizations & Management

Keith Hunter

Associate Professor
(415) 422-5976

Associate Professor Keith Hunter conducts research in Organizational Network Analysis, Organizational Culture, and Innovation Leadership. He is...

Education:

PhD Organizational Behavior and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, 2011 | MPhil, Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, 2011 | MS, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, FL, 1997 | BS, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, FL, 1994 | Associate of Arts, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL, 1991 | Graduate, Naval Nuclear Power School, Orlando, FL

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Professional Power and Influence, Building and Leading Effective Teams, Leadership, Teams & Organizations, MBA Internship, Directed Study, Understanding Behavior in Organizations, MSOD Special Topic

Kathleen Kane

Professor
(415) 422-6865

Professor Kathleen Kane's forward-thinking research and application of experiential learning techniques is helping develop more effective and...

Education:

Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, The Claremont Graduate University, CA, 1992 | Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology, The Claremont Graduate University, CA, 1988 | Bachelor of Arts, Mills College, Oakland, CA, 1986 (Phi Beta Kappa member)

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Leadership and Teams, Building and Leading Effective Teams, Leadership, Teams & Organizations, Advanced Leadership, Negotiation and Bargaining Strategy, Business Teams and Small Group Dynamics, BSM Organization, Leadership, & Communication Special Topic, Negotiation and Bargain Strategy

Kevin Lo

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6139

Kevin Lo, Associate Professor in the Department of Organization, Leadership and Communication, is a graduate of the USF joint Master of Business...

Education:

Ph.D., International Management, University of Hawaii | M.B.A., University of San Francisco | M.A.P.S., Master of Asia-Pacific Studies, University of San Francisco | B.A., East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Brown University

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Special Topic: International Business, Emotional & Cultural Intelligence, Special Topic: Management, The Manager in the Global Economy, Multicultural Leadership, ST: Leadership and Organizations, MSOD Special Topic

Timothy Loney

Adjunct Professor

Timothy Loney brings to USF over 35 years of service as an educator in the field of organizational change management. Dr. Loney helps his students...

Education:

DPA, Public Management, University of Southern California, 1983 | MPA, Public Administration, University of Southern California, 1981 | MSA, Administration, George Washington University, 1971 | BS, Education, Southern Connecticut State University

Courses:

Management and Organization Theory, Human Resource Planning and Management, Strategic Planning and Implementation, Integrative Seminar in Public Management, Program and Policy Evaluation, Management Practice, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resources

Courtney Masterson

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-2146

Assistant Professor Courtney Masterson conducts research that investigates employees’ well-being inside and outside of the workplace. Her research...

Education:

PhD, Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management, University of Illinois at Chicago | Master of Business Administration, Management, DePaul University | Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Directed Study, Work and Well Being, Diversity, Inclusion, and Bias, Research and Analysis for Organization Development, MSOD Special Topic

Matthew Monnot

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Matthew J. Monnot is an experienced researcher and consultant in the field of organizational behavior. Monnot’s current research...

Education:

PhD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 2008 | MS, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, 2004 | BS, Psychology, BA, Sociology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2002

Expertise:

Organization Development and Change, Employee Well-Being, Personality Assessment, Leadership Development, International and Cross-Cultural Management, Workforce Analytics

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Leading Organizational Change, Leadership and Teams, Organizational Leadership, Leading Organizational Change, Personal Brand and Career Development, Research and Analysis for Organization Development

Jennifer Parlamis

Associate Professor
(415) 422-2130

Associate Professor Jennifer Parlamis's academic career has centered on pioneering social-psychological research in the areas of negotiation,...

Education:

PhD, Social and Organizational Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2001 | The Moscow Institute of Social and Political Studies, Moscow Russian Language Certificate, Moscow, Russia, 1994 | BA, Psychology and Fine Arts (Magna Cum Laude), Georgetown University, Washington D.C., 1993

Courses:

Negotiation and Bargaining Strategy, Negotiation & Critical Conversations, Self As Instrument, Negotiation and Bargain Strategy, Organization Development Culminating Project, MSOD Special Topic

Richard Stackman

Professor
(415) 422-2148

Richard Stackman is a Professor in the Department of Organization, Leadership, and Communication. His coursework focuses on topics that include...

Education:

PhD, Business Administration, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1995 | Graduate studies majoring in Industrial Relations, University of Minnesota, 1987–88 | BS, Business Administration (Cum Laude), Major in Organizational Behavior and Accounting, University of California at Berkeley, 1985 (member of Phi Beta Kappa)

Courses:

Leadership and Teams, Change Management, Global Business Practicum, Foundations of Organizations & Management, Leading Organization Change and Development, Academic Global Immersion

Neil Walshe

Associate Professor
(415) 422-4508

Professor Neil Walshe addresses the role of morality and virtue in organizational life, exploring the psychosocial processes and mechanisms through...

Education:

PhD, Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, United Kingdom, 2010 | MS, Occupational Psychology, Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2002 | BS, Psychology, Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2001

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Ethics & Social Responsibility, Leadership, Teams & Organizations, MBA Internship, Evidence-based Human Resource Managment, Human Factors of Business Performance, ST: Leadership and Organizations, BSM Organization, Leadership, & Communication Special Topic, Leading Organizational Change, Evidence-Based Management, Understanding Behavior in Organizations, Organization Development Culminating Project

Contact Info

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University of San Francisco
Downtown Campus
101 Howard Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 422-2221