The Adizes Graduate School faculty members are recognized professionals who have applied their considerable experience to the creation of academic content for delivery of graduate education. They are active facilitators who bring their learned perspective to bear on issues that you, your institutions, and your societies face. All instructors with a doctoral degree are eligible to be engaged as a Chair or Member of the Adizes Graduate School Doctoral Committees.  Below is a partial list of core faculty.


Ichak Adizes, Ph.D.

Columbia University, M.B.A., Ph.D., comparative management

Founding Faculty Member, Adizes Graduate School

Founder and CEO, Adizes Institute, 1975-present

Former Associate Professor, Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA; Teaching Staff at Columbia University Executive Programs; Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Graduate School of Business; Hebrew University (Jerusalem); and Tel Aviv University

Author of numerous papers and books translated into more than two dozen languages.

Daniel Axelrod, J.D.

Harvard Law School, J.D.

Adjunct Instructor, Adizes Graduate School

Senior Adizes Associate (West Coast, USA), Adizes Institute, Phase O-IV

Formerly with Korn/Ferry International (Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vice President, Asia; and Korn/Ferry International (Belgium, France, Germany, UK), Vice President, Europe

Don Edward Beck, Ph.D.

University of Oklahoma, Ph.D., psychology

Adjunct Instructor, Adizes Graduate School

Cofounder: Center for Human Emergence; and The National Values Center

Fellow: Gallup Institute at Princeton

Former Professor, University of North Texas (1961-81); The International Paleopsychology Project: “Cadre-of-Experts on Ethnopolitical Violence”

Co-author: Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership, & Change (with Christopher Cowan); The

Crucible: Forging South Africa’s Future (with Graham Linscott). Numerous articles and interviews are published on WIE.org and SpiralDynamics.net

Roberto Biloslavo, Ph.D.

University of Ljubljana, PhD, Information Systems Management

Adjunct Instructor, Adizes Graduate School

University Professor and Department Chair (since 2004) for the University of Primorska (UP), former Vice Rector for Student Affairs (2008-2011) at the UP, and former Vice Dean for Academic Affairs at Faculty of Management (2006-2007)

Consultant to organizations such as Radio-TV of Slovenia, Droga d.d., Kolektor Etra, Actual IT d.o.o., the Automotive Cluster of Samara Region (Russia), the Slovene Chambers of Commerce, and Chambers of Commerce in Serbia, BiH, Monte Negro and Macedonia; Former marketing and business unit manager, acting CEO for Elkop p.o.

Former Senior Researcher for BUMILLA under the Marie Curie IAPP EU programme (2013-2014), and lecturer in management, College of Management (1997-2004)

Author of numerous publications in national and international journals such as the Journal of Spirituality, Leadership and Management; Industrial Management & Data Systems; Minerva and others

Donald Dunn, DM, PMP

University of Phoenix, Doctor of Management and Organizational Leadership

Project Management Institute Professional Certification

Adjunct Instructor at Aspen University, Adizes Graduate School, South University

Consulting for WIPRO Ltd, KPMG LLP via BTE Associates

Former Dean, School of Education, Aspen University

Former Senior Practice Manager, NTT Data Inc. (2012-2014) and Senior Manager for BearingPoint (2000-2008)

Janet Durgin, Ph.D.

Capella University, School of Business and Technology, PhD in Organization and Management with a specialization in Information Technology

Adjunct Instructor, Adizes Graduate School; Visiting Professor and Instructor Keller Graduate School of Management (Orlando), Strayer University

MBA Faculty member (full time), Keller Graduate School of Management (Ft. Worth)

Formerly Lead Engineer and Systems Engineering Manager for Lockheed Martin Enterprise Business Services (Orlando, 2007-2012), Aeronautics Systems Integration Business Analyst (Ft. Worth, 2003-2007), Aeronautics Systems Integration Analyst (Palmdale, 2000-2003), DOD Secret Clearance

Author:  Effects of Unsolicited E-mail on the Virtual Business World (with JS Sherif); The Effects of Virtual Community on Changing Worldwide Global Business and Culture; and others

Marilyn Hamilton, Ph.D.

Columbia Pacific University, PhD in learning and leadership

Associate Faculty, Royal Roads University (1999-present, Canada) School of Leadership; and Adjunct Instructor Adizes Graduate School

Guest lecturer at the University of Alberta City Region Studies Center, University of Colorado, John F. Kennedy University, the Universities of Oslo, Wageningen, Sonoma State and others in the US and abroad

Jury Member: Globe Sustainable City Awards

Founding Member of the Integral Institute (2000), Integral-Ecology (2004), and the CHE Canada

Former Committee Member or external examiner for Fielding University, California Institute of Integral Studies, University of Murdoch (W. Australia), and special projects for the University of Victoria (BC, Canada)

Author: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive; and additional publications and presentations can be found at IntegralCity.com

Jeanne Henry, Ph.D.

Indiana State University, Ph.D. in guidance and counseling psychology

Adjunct Instructor for Argosy University Online, University of Phoenix, Ashford University, University of the Rockies, Adizes Graduate School

Former appointee of the APA Committee on Accreditation Board for the US and Canada. 

Past Reviewer American Psychological Association (PsycCRITIQUES®)

Consultant for various organizations both locally and nationally in organizational development, quality assurance, and program development.

Served on numerous boards locally and nationally in advisory and primary roles

Zvezdan Horvat, Ph.D.

University of Novi Sad, School of Technical Sciences, PhD

Adjunct Instructor, Adizes Graduate School

Principal Adizes Associate and Managing Director with Adizes Institute, Eastern Europe for more than 20 years.

Consulted with organizations around the world, from global conglomerates to privately owned family run companies

Member of MENSA, The British Institute for Learning and Development, and others

Jury Member for CEEMAN and IEDC Bled School of Management Third Millennium Knowledge Global Student Competitions.

Guest Lecturer in numerous public forums

Author or co-author of more than 50 articles on organizational development and editor for several management books.

Eugene Kritski, Ph.D.

Sankt- Petersburg State University of Education, Ph.D. sociology

Adjunct Instructor, course developer, Adizes Graduate School

Vice-President, Methodology, GlobeScan, Inc.

Former Lecturer, George Washington University, Graduate School of Political Management; Ryerson University (Canada); Associate Professor at St-Petersburg State Univ. of Education, Kuban State University, the Academy of Culture and Arts, and the State Maritime Academy

Formerly Director, Centre of Ethnio-Political Studies, Institute for Social and Political Research, Russian Academy of Science; and Director of the Analytical Centre, Ministry of Inter-Ethic Relations of Russian Federation; and Director of the Department of Social Research & Program Evaluation of the Government of Krasnodar Region, Russia.

Author:  Chechen War and the Public Opinion of the Population of North Caucasus; Krasnodar Region: Model of Ethnological Monitoring (with MV Savva); A New Course for Russia: Premises and Goals (with VK Levashov and VV Lokosov). Numerous papers and articles.

Bruce LaRue, Ph.D.

The Fielding Institute, Ph.D., human and organizational systems

Associate Professor Adizes Graduate School, Faculty at the Global Institute for Leadership Development

Board of Advisors Member for the International Institute of Management

Presently consulting to the US Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency, US Army and others.

Former instructor at The Fielding Institute; The University of Washington

Author: Leading Organizations from the Inside Out; Co-author:  Synthesizing Higher Education and Corporate Learning Strategies (Chapter, with Stephanie Galindo)

Additional articles and interviews see: ChambersBayInstitute.com

Rosalind Pearmain, Ph.D.

Royal Holloway University of London, Ph.D. in psychology

Adjunct Instructor, Adizes Graduate School

Visiting Senior Lecturer, former Senior Lecturer, Regents University; Minster Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling in London

Psychotherapist in private practice (1991-2010)

Current External Examiner, Assessor or Moderator for Minster Centre and Regents University

Former External Examiner, Assessor or Moderator for Roehampton University, Bath Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy, Middlesex University, and the University of East Anglia

Author: The Heart of Listening: Attentional Qualities in Psychotherapy (SAGE) and multiple journal articles

Ted Sun, Ph.D.

Capella University, PhD in organizational psychology

University of Phoenix, Doctor of Management in organizational leadership

Vice Chancellor, SMCU University (Zurich)

Adjunct instructor for Adizes Graduate School, City University (Seattle/Beijing), South University (PA), and formerly at Argosy University (AZ), Leadership Worthington, University of Phoenix and others.

President/Chair of the Board for the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Founder of Executive Balance, President of Action International and Creative Innovations Entertainment

Former Eastern Regional Director of The Institute for Transformative thought and Learning

Consultant to numerous entities, including recently the Mongolian education system funded by the Asian Development Bank

Author: Inside the Chinese Business Mind: A Tactical Guide for Managers (Praeger)

Author or co-author of numerous publications and presentations such as Reaching beyond existing demand: A Study on the influence of mobile phone money transfer on market development in Uganda.(with P. Orotin and W. Quisenbery, International Journal of Scientific Research)

Carlos Valdesuso, DSOT

Adizes Graduate School, Doctorate in Symbergetic Organizational Transformation

Adjunct Instructor, Adizes Graduate School

Senior Adizes Associate and Ethics Committee Chair (West Coast, USA), Adizes Institute, Phase O-VII, IX, XI

Current Board Member at MultiCredito, and at SCI Information Technology (Brazil)

Former Board Member, Teledata – Informações e Tecnologia S.A. (Brazil, 1998-2011) and SCI-Sistemas, Computação e Infomrática (Brazil, 1972-1997)

Okima Williams-Omaya, Ph.D.

Capella University, Ph.D. Education

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Master of Juris Science

Adjunct Instructor, Adizes Graduate School

Assistant Professor, International American University (Los Angeles)

Civic Moderator, University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia (2006-present)

Mental Health Emergency Services Supervisor for the City of Philadelphia (1989- present)

Special Education Mediation Consultant to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Dispute Resolution (1996-present.