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About Jay Brand

Current: Writing & editing doctoral research, mentoring Leadership and Higher Education Doctoral and Masters students; teaching graduate courses in organizational design & behavior, organizational development, & scholarly/academic writing; peer-reviewed journal editing, consulting on learning & memory, research methods, statistics, creativity & innovation, aligning workplace strategy with organizational strategy & business goals
Enjoy translating peer-reviewed, scientific research into applied implications that address practical issues and solve real-world problems; comfortable integrating global, corporate realities with academic priorities; interested in defining user-centered design problems and providing research-based solutions
Specialties: Blending science with design to define and solve human-centered problems; creativity & innovation, research design/methods, subjective measurement, writing & editing, organizational development, change management, evidence-based design, human factors and ergonomics
Immediate past: Consulted with Fortune 1000 on strategy & strategic alignment, change management, ergonomics, macroergonomics, organizational design & behavior, organizational development, workplace performance, industrial/organizational psychology, knowledge worker productivity, environmental psychology, design research
Chaired the Department of Psychology and Social Work at La Sierra University, Riverside, CA; at Loma Linda University, as Associate Professor of Psychology, helped develop accredited doctoral degree programs in psychology

Positions

Present Professor of Leadership & Higher Education at Andrews University, Andrews University
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Honors and Awards

  • 2005-'10- Distinguished Speaker Series, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
  • 2004-'06- Public Director, American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Board of Directors
  • 1991-'97- Who's Who in the West

Courses

  • Advanced Studies in Leadership
  • Principles of Academic Writing
  • Doctoral Dissertation

Education

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1990 PhD, University of Louisville
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1985 MA, University of Louisville
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1982 BA, Southern Adventist University
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Contact Information

Bell Hall 174A
(269)471-3784

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Social Psychology (11)

Book Contribution (1)

Leadership (2)

Philosophy of Science (1)

Public Outreach Works (Service to the Community) (1)

Design of the Built Environment (43)