MS in Leadership Development

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Thomas Westbrook, Ph.D.

Professor of Lead Studies / Dir of LDEV

Contact Information

Phone: (515) 271-3078
Mailing Address:
    2507 University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311


B.S.: Tusculum College
M.S.: Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Ph.D.: University of Iowa

Honors & Professional Memberships

Chair of undergraduate concentration in Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD); served as assistant provost and assistant dean at Drake; served as dean at Simpson College.

Areas of Expertise

Organizational political acumen, adult learning, and the impact of learning on personal and organizational change

Courses Taught

Graduate: Living, Leading and Learning in the 21st Century; Adult and Organizational Learning; Leadership Essentials; Organizational Savvy and Communications; Leadership in Organizations

Undergraduate: Leadership Foundations; FYS; honors courses; Leaders, Followers and Power Wielders

SOE News
February 22, 2018
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has publicly reaffirmed accreditation of Drake University for an additional 10 years.