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Molly Shepard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Practice in Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Contact Information

Phone: 515.271.2361
Address: 2507 University Avenue Des Moines, IA 50311



B.A.: Central College

MBA:  Loyola University Chicago

Ph.D.: Drake University

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership Theory and Applications
  • Cultural Competency
  • Program Evaluation and Assessment
  • Systems Thinking and Continual Improvement
  • Research Methods
  • Study Abroad Programming

Courses Taught

  • Leadership Development: Understanding Self and Others
  • Leadership Development: The Psychology of Happiness
  • Ethics and Leadership
  • Research Methods
  • Theory, Research, and Leadership
  • Globalization 
  • Concepts and Applications of Learning Analytics
  • Needs Analysis and Evaluation
  • Leadership at Sea (J-Term)
  • Perspectives in Education from Finland (J-Term)
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