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Jonathan Westover

Jonathan Westover

Department Chair/Associate Professor, Organizational Leadership; Academic Director, Center for Social Impact

Office: WB-147E

Phone: 801-863-8215

Mailstop: 205

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BIOGRAPHY

I am an Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership and department chair in the Woodbury School of Business (UVU), Academic Director of the UVU Center for Social Impact and the UVU SIMLab, and Faculty Fellow for Ethics in Public Life (previously the Associate Director) in the Center for the Study of Ethics. I am also an experienced OD/HR/Leadership consultant (Human Capital Innovations, LLC), with experience transforming organizations across the globe.

I am also a CIPD Academic Fellow, a HEA Senior Fellow, and a Visiting Academic at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford. I was recently a Fulbright Scholar (Minsk, Belarus; Jakarta, Indonesia), a POSCO Fellow at the East-West Center (Honolulu, Hawaii; Washington D.C.), a Learning Innovation Research Fellow at the Institute of Teaching and Learning Innovation (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia), an Educational Development Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Teaching and Learning (University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada), a Visiting Scholar at the Wilson Center (Washington, D.C.), and I am a regular visiting faculty member in other international graduate business programs (U.S., U.K., France, Switzerland, Belarus, Poland, and China). I was previously on the board of directors of the HR Certification Institute and am currently on the CEO Advisory Council.

I have been published widely in academic journals, books, magazines, and in popular media locally, nationally, and abroad (such as Forbes, The Economist, U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and USA Today). I have also been extensively quoted and cited as a management expert in popular press nationally and abroad and I enjoy my involvement in various service assignments and activities, both on and off of campus.

I received my bachelors and masters degrees from Brigham Young University and doctorate from the University of Utah and I serve on a host of nonprofit, community, and association boards.

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