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Charles McClintock
Charles McClintock, PhD

Professor and Dean Emeritus, School of Human & Organizational Development

Santa Barbara, CA

PhD , State University of New York, Buffalo 1975


Areas of Instruction:


  • Research and Program Evaluation Methods
  • Organizational Studies
  • Organizational Change and Development
  • Management and Leadership



Scholarly & Professional Interests:


  • New paradigms for graduate education
  • Organizational change
  • Evaluation of social and health policy
  • Online Graduate Education



Professional Memberships:


  • Academy of Management
  • Organization Development Network
  • American Psychological Association, Division 14, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • American Educational Research Association
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • American Evaluation Association
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators.



Honors and Awards:


  • 1997 Distinguished Administration Award. Cornell University Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society.





  • McClintock, C., Benoit, J., and Mageean, D. (2013). Online Graduate Education. Council of Graduate Schools. Washington, DC.
  • Stevens-Long, J., Schapiro, S., & McClintock, C. (2012).  Passionate scholars: Transformative learning in doctoral education. Adult Education Quarterly, v. 62, 180-198.
  • Rogers, K. and McClintock, C. (2010) Higher education and community engagement: Strengthening democracy through a university institute. Higher Education Exchange (pp.58-68). Kettering Foundation, Dayton, OH.
  • Nelson, A., McClintock, C., Perez-Ferguson, A, Nash-Shawver, M, Thompson, G. (2008). Storytelling narratives: Social bonding as key for youth at risk. Child Youth Care Forum, 37, 127-137.
  • Stevens-Long, J. and McClintock, C. (2008). Co-presence and group process in on line management education. In R. DeFillippi and C. Wankel (Eds.) Research in Management Education and Development, Vol. 6. Management Education For a Lifetime: The Challenges of Life Long Learning in Management Education and Development. (pp. 15-32). Greenwich, CN: Information Age Publishing.
  • McClintock, C. and Lowe, S. T. (2007). And the question is? Knowledge growth in welfare policy research. Policy Sciences, 40, 25-54.
  • McClintock, C. (2004). Integrating program evaluation and organization development. In. A. R. Roberts and K. R. Yeager (Eds.). Evidence Based Practice Manual: Research and Outcome Measures in Health and Human Services (pp. 598-606). New York: Oxford University Press. (pp. 393-396). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • McClintock, C. (2004). The scholar-practitioner model. In A. DiStefano, K. E. Rudestam, R. J. Silverman (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Distributed Learning (pp. 393-396). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • McClintock, C. (2004). Using narrative methods to link program evaluation and organization development. The Evaluation Exchange, IX (4), Winter 2003/ 2004. Tenth-Year Anniversary Issue: Promising Practices. Published by the Harvard Family Research Project,
  • McClintock, C. (2003). The evaluator as scholar practitioner change agent. The American Journal of Evaluation, 24 (1), 91-96.
  • Campbell, M. and McClintock, C. (2002). Shall we dance? Program evaluation meets OD in the nonprofit sector. OD Practitioner, 34 (4), 3-7.
  • McClintock, C. (2001). Spanning knowledge and organizational boundaries: Collaborations for mind and management in higher education. Organization: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Organization, Theory and Society, 8 (2): 351-359.





  • McClintock, C. and Barr, M. (2012). Assessing Learning Outcomes In Online Graduate Education. Council of Graduate Schools, Washington, DC.
  • McClintock, C, Wittrock, D., and Mageean, D. (2011). Quality and economic foundations for successful online graduate programs. Council of Graduate Schools, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • McClintock, C. and Taylor O. (2010). Evolving modalities for doctoral education. Council of Graduate Schools, Washington, DC.
  • McClintock, C., Shawver, M. N. and Hoffman, J.  (2006). Evaluation criteria for fostering program adaptability and innovation. American Evaluation Association, Portland, OR.
  • Shawver, M. N. and McClintock, C. (2005). Motivation and change dynamics: Core organizational development skills for evaluators. American Evaluation Association, Toronto, ON.
  • Shawver, M. N. and McClintock, C.  (2004). Integrating program evaluation and organization development: Use of self. American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, GA.
  • McClintock, C. and Rowe, W. (2003). Integrating skill sets: Results from a graduate certificate program in evaluation and organizational development. American Evaluation Association, Reno, NV.



Funded Grants/Contracts:


  • 2012-2013 "Case Study of Citizen Action Civic Engagement." Brico Rund, PI, $50,000.
  • 2004-2005 "Evaluation and Organizational Development." James Irvine Foundation. PI, $80,000.
  • 2002-2003 "Evaluation of Youth Development Programs." McCune Foundation. PI, $50,000.
  • 2002-2003 "Evaluation and Organizational Development: Meeting the Needs of Nonprofits and Philanthropy." James Irvine Foundation. PI, $160,000.
  • 1998-2002 "Expert Knowledge: Linking Classroom and Experiential Learning." US Dept. of Agriculture Higher Ed. Challenge Grants Program. Co-PI, $160,000
  • 2000 "Community Health Institute." Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and New York State Department of Health, PI, $45,000.



Professional Experience:


  • 1974-2001 Associate Dean and Professor of Public Policy and Management, Cornell University, College of Human Ecology
  • 1981-1982 Visiting Scholar and Associate Professor, Stanford University, School of Education
  • 1989 Visiting Scholar, University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Psychology
  • 2001 Professor Emeritus, Cornell University
  • 2001-2012, Dean, School of Human and Organizational Development, Fielding Graduate University
  • 2012 - Director, Institute for Social Innovation and Professor, Fielding Graduate University 



Other Professional Activities:


  • 2013- Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Substantive Change Committee
  • 2013- Evaluation Advisory Committee, Sierra Health Foundation, Sacramento, CA
  • 2011- Evaluation Advisory Committee, First Place for Youth, Oakland, CA
  • 2010- President (05/13), Board of Trustees, Santa Barbara/Ventura Colleges of Law
  • 2007- Member, Advisory Board, KCLU (NPR Affiliate for Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties) 


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