Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Administration
Sharon Benjamin, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Wagner School of Public Policy at NYU, and is a visiting lecturer at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC and The Union Institute & University (Cincinnati, OH). In addition, she runs a Washington, DC-based management consulting practice. Prior to establishing her consulting firm in 1996, Dr. Benjamin served in a wide range of leadership roles in national and international nonprofit organizations. She earned her Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Organizational Behavior at The Union Institute & University and her Masters in Public Administration at Michigan State University. She received her Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Psychology) from Taylor University. Active in the nonprofit sector, she has raised well over $78 million for charitable organizations. Additionally, she serves as Treasurer of the Board of Earthworks and chairs the Board of Directors of Bluevoice.org and serves on the board of The Plexus Institute and the Board of Governors of Oceana. Her research interests are in the areas of reflective leadership and organizational change and she has designed and delivered myriad leadership development and training seminars in the US and Japan.
Exec. MPA Seminar: Leadership Confronted
Only open to Executive MPA students.
This course is designed to create an “action learning” community in which students will integrate their professional experiences, and other graduate course work, with a final exploration of leadership concepts, theory and applied practice.