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Szabi Ishtai-Zee
Szabi Ishtai-Zee, PhD
Doctoral Faculty - School of Education Leadership & Change
Philadelphia, PA

PhD, Social Psychology, Union Graduate School
MEd, Group Dynamics and Social Processes, Temple University
BSW, Temple University

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Applied Systems Theory
  • Collaborative Research
  • Ethnography
  • Organizational Development
  • Multiculturalism

Professional Memberships:

  • American Counseling Association
  • American Society for Training and Development
  • International Society for Intercultural Education
  • National Institute for Dispute Resolution


  • Ishtai-Zee, S. (1996). Reframing Sambo: Deconstructing a negative stereotype. Philadelphia, PA: Dial Books.
  • Ishtai-Zee, S. (1994). Coming Together in Mount Airy: An oral history and analysis of interracial collaboration in a Philadelphia community. Philadelphia, PA: Germantown Historical Society.
  • Ishtai-Zee, S. (1992). Sociocultural, historical, and diachronic aspects of interracial conflict situations in organizations: An Afrocentric perspective. Communications and organizational conflict series. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University.


  • Narrative Approaches to Applied Social Science Research. Presented to the Society for Applied Anthropology, Annual Conference, December, 1996.
  • Strategic Conflict Management from the Inside-Out. Presented at Temple University Multicultural Training and Research Institute, Annual Conference, January, 1996.
  • A Multicultural Response to Organizational Change. Presented at Temple University Multicultural Training and Research Institute, Annual Conference, January, 1995.
  • Empowering Ourselves, Our Systems, and Our Clients Through Multicultural Discourse: Diversity and Transformation. Keynote presentation and forthcoming publication for The American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA), October, 1993.

Professional Experience:

  • Mentoring Faculty, Educational Leadership and Change, Fielding Graduate University
  • Director, Human Services Program, Lincoln University
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