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I began my JWU teaching career in 2008, after earning a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration and an MBA at JWU’s Providence Campus.“

Bio

David Hood is currently an associate professor at JWU’s Denver Campus and is the chair of the Institutional Review Board.

Hood began his JWU teaching career in 2008, after earning a BS in Hospitality Administration and an MBA at JWU’s Providence Campus. He went on to receive an MEd in English Instruction at Rhode Island College and received his PhD at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he studied leadership and higher education.

In addition to teaching, Hood has acted as a consultant for various organizations where he works with top leadership to strengthen business practices, and offers assistance in building strategic plans.

On the Denver Campus, he serves as a Small Business Development Consultant through the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network. Recently he left a volunteer teaching position at a Men’s Maximum Security Prison, where he taught a literature course for eligible inmates.

Originally from California, Hood now resides in Denver. Beyond his academic pursuits, he is an avid traveler and has raced in multiple full and half marathons.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Leadership Educators, 2015-present
  • Academy of Management, 2015-present
  • National Association of Presidential Assistants, 2015-Present
  • Mountain States Employers Council, 2016-Present

Recent Presentations

  • 2014: “Creating Meaningful Development Opportunities for your Part-Time Instructors,” Massachusetts Association of Teachers to Speakers of Other Languages. Authors: David Hood
  • 2014: “Implications for Educational Leaders based on Helgesen and Johnson’s The Female Vision,” Women in Educational Leadership Conference. Authors: David Hood
  • 2015: “Information Literacy: The ESL Student’s Guide to Independent Learning,” Lilly Conference. Authors: David Hood and Rory Senerchia
  • 2016: “From Whence They Came,” Women in Educational Leadership Conference. Authors: David Hood
  • 2017: “A Working Typology of Chief of Staff,” American Council on Education/National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education. Authors: David Hood
  • Hood, David (2017), “History of the Presidential Assistant.” Presented to the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education Members, Webinar
  • Hood, David (2017), “Personality and Success Factors for the Presidential Assistant.” Presented to the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education Members, Webinar
  • Hood, David (2017), “Chief of Staff in the Organization.” Presented to the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education Members, Webinar

Sample Courses

  • MGMT 1001: Business Management I
  • MGMT 1002: Business Management II
  • MGMT 5900: Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Law
  • MRKT 6543: Social Media & Internet Marketing
  • MGMT 5800: Effective Leadership
  • MGMT 3060: Training and Development
  • MGMT 6800: Business Policy and Strategy