Adrianna Kezar

University of Southern California

ADRIANNA KEZAR, Professor for Higher Education, University of Southern California and Co-director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education. Kezar holds a Ph.D. 1996 and M.A. 1992 in higher education administration from the University of Michigan and a B.A. 1989 from the University of California, Los Angeles. She joined the faculty at USC in 2003. She has several years administrative experience in higher education as well both in academic and student affairs. Dr. Kezar is a national expert of change, governance and leadership in higher education and her research agenda explores the change process in higher education institutions and the role of leadership in creating change. She has spent over a decade exploring ways to institutionalize changes to support undergraduate STEM reform. Kezar is well published with 15 books, over 75 journal articles, and over a hundred book chapters and reports. In 2011, she had two new books: Recognizing and Serving Low Income Students (Routledge, 2011) and Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership (Stanford Press, 2011). Other recent previous books include: Understanding the new majority of non-tenure track faculty (Jossey Bass, 2010), Organizing for collaboration (Jossey Bass, 2009), Rethinking leadership practices in a complex, multicultural and global world (Stylus Press, 2009), Rethinking the "L" Word in Higher Education: The Revolution of Research on Leadership (Jossey Bass, 2006), Higher Education for the Public Good (Jossey Bass , 2005). She has acquired over $6 million dollars in grant funding and has worked on grant-funded projects exceeding $12 million dollars on a variety of projects to fundamentally improve higher education, including two recent grant from the National Science Foundation to study STEM reform efforts in undergraduate education.

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My Interest in ASCN: Adrianna Kezar part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Member Profiles
usc education professor Prior Organizational Change Work Not in STEM but in other areas - diversity, faculty teaching, etc. How ASCN Can Contribute to my Work It can help advance my research agenda in this area. I ...

My Interest in ASCN: Adrianna Kezar part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Workshop: July 2016:Participant Profiles
usc education professor Prior Organizational Change Work Not in STEM but in other areas - diversity, faculty teaching, etc. How ASCN Can Contribute to my Work It can help advance my research agenda in this area. I ...

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