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Mark Scanlon-Greene
Mark Scanlon-Greene, PhD
Doctoral Faculty - School of Educational Leadership & Change
Palm Springs, CA

PhD, Human and Organizational Systems Fielding Graduate University

MA, Organizational Development, Fielding Graduate University

MA, Organizational Systems Renewal, Antioch University, Seattle

BA, Management and Leadership, Antioch University, Seattle


Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Grounded Theory
  • Research Methodology
  • Critical Systems Theory
  • Action Research Emphasizing Structural Inequality and Diversity in Educational Systems

Professional Memberships:

  • California Safe Schools Coalition
  • Safe Schools Coalition of Washington

Honors and Awards:

  • Who's Who in the West, 1993.
  • Len Hirsch Memorial Social Justice Scholarship, 1995.


  • Scanlon-Greene, M. (1996). White men and diversity work: Some preliminary findings. Proceedings of the 1995 Global Conference on Managing Diversity. At the Frontier of Managing Diversity: Integrating Practice and Research. Athens, GA., American Institute for Managing Diversity.
  • Scanlon-Greene, M. (1996). White males and diversity work: A grounded theory study. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Santa Barbara, CA: The Fielding Institute. Scanlon-Greene, M. (1996).
  • Diversity and equity work in health care systems. Paper prepared for the Northwest Center for Equity and Diversity, Lynnwood, WA. Scanlon-Greene, M. (1996).
  • Structural inequality, equity, and diversity: A partially annotated bibliography. Lynnwood, WA: The Northwest Center for Equity and Diversity.


  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) Youth: Their Safety in the Classroom. Co-presenter, 10th Annual Conference of the California Paraeducators Conference, April 14, 2007.
  •  Non-discrimination of Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual students, 11th Annual Multicultural Education Conference, Panel participant, March 12, 2005.
  • Panel Discussion on Gay & Lesbian Community, Panel Member, Sacramento Municipal Utilities District (SMUD), November, 2005.
  • Leadership & Innovation Series, Edmonds Community College. Series designer and co-facilitator, Spring, 2001.
  • Research Methods. Course facilitator, Antioch University Seattle, BA Completion Program, Spring, 2001.
  • Various presentations on diversity, systems thinking, leadership, and organizational design for colleges and nonprofits 2001–present.
  • Issues in Leadership. Course facilitator, Pacific Oaks College Northwest, Masters Program in Human Development, January, 1999.
  • Diversity Issues in the Workplace. Course instructor, Seattle Central Community College, Business and Communications Program, Spring, 1997 and Winter, 1998.
  • Organizational Theory. Course facilitator, Antioch University Seattle, BA Completion Program , Fall, 1997 and Fall, 1998.
  • Work Now and in the Future. Co-facilitated two sessions relating to diversity work. Facilitated one session on Organizational Development issues as they pertain to diversity in the workplace. Portland, OR., November, 1995.
  • Speaking for Ourselves and Supporting Others: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual Community Panel. Panel Moderator in Edmonds Community College Diversity Council's series: "Discussions and Dialogues," Edmonds, WA., April, 1996.
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Learning Styles. Presentation at the "Teaching and Learning Styles Workshop," Olympic College, Bremerton, WA, January, 1997.

Other Professional Activities:

  • Private consultant in education, government, health care, nonprofits, and business Adjunct faculty for Antioch University Seattle, Pacific Oaks Northwest, and Seattle Community Colleges· Greater Sacramento Chapter Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN GSAC), Board member 2003-2005.
  • Respect Sacramento, Co-founder and Board member 2005-2009.
  • Sacramento City Unified School District LGBT Task Force; Member, 2005-2009. Co-chair, 2006-2008.
  • California Institute of Integral Studies: External Reviewer, 2006-2008.
  • California Safe Schools Coalition, Steering Committee member, 2007-2010.
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