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An Innovative Program Offered by a Distinctive University

Antioch University’s PhD in Leadership and Change is a doctoral program that combines faculty-mentored, individualized learning with a challenging interdisciplinary core curriculum. The focus of the program is on understanding and leading change. At the heart of study is the student’s own practice in professional life. Our goal is to educate professionals from a wide range of fields and in a variety of positions to be reflective practitioners, principled leaders, and engaged researchers.

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Yolandé “Falami” Devoe: Teaching Community Engagement and Encouraging Unapologetic Self-Care

Three years after Yolande “Falami” Devoe earned her master’s in educational leadership from Antioch University Midwest, she suffered two mini-strokes. “I started on a self-care trek as a result of my health issues that continued and expanded,” she said. “I had been juggling school, work, and family. I was beginning to understand the importance of […]

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Nicola Smith-Kea: Giving Voice to Those Who Need One

Growing up in Jamaica in a culture in which she remembers as a child that, “women should be seen and not heard,” she now works to ensure that their voice is being heard as they journey to become leaders. A student in the Antioch University Graduate School of Leadership and Change, completing her PhD in […]

Dr. Harriet L. Schwartz
Dr. Harriet L. Schwartz

Understanding what factors create powerful teaching and learning relationships is at the heart of Dr. Harriet L. Schwartz’s work. She was already examining this as she applied for her doctorate at Antioch University’s Leadership and Change program. By the time she’d graduated, Dr. Schwartz was faculty and her inquiry had evolved with her—she had shifted […]

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PhD Information Webinar | Aug 20

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sep 11

Master in Leadership Practice Info Session | Sept 11

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sep 17

PhD Information Webinar | Sept 17

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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