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Faculty Biography - Honors and Awards, Publications, Professional Experience
Nicola Smith
Nicola Smith, MBA, JD
Doctoral Faculty, School of Educational Leadership & Change
Berkeley, CA

J.D., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA., 1971

M.B.A., Harvard Business School, Boston, MA., 1974

BA, University of CA, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1968


Areas of Instruction:

Leadership & Change

Structural Inequality and Diversity

Education Finance

Ethics, Education and Law

Public Policy and Practice

Community Relations

Organizational Theories

Management Theories and Practice

Cultural Influences in Education & Organizations 

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Workplace Politics
  • Education/Business Opportunities
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Children's Rights Advocacy
  • Professional Experience
  • Legal Advisor: Northwest Technical Assistance Center; Pacific Institute for Non-Sexist Education, Sprincin Development Group
  • Project Manager: Suttermore Associates, Kimball Park Associates
  • Judicial Attorney, California Supreme Court
  • Guest Lecturer, University of Nairobi; Nairobi, Kenya

Professional Memberships:

  • California Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • Better Health Foundation
  • Asian Business League
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