Edward Powers | The New School for Public Engagement
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    Edward Powers

    Part-Time Faculty, Management

    Edward A. Powers, EdD, has taught at Milano for 30 years. His concentration is on management, leadership, organizational change, and development. Over the past two academic years he has helped shape the new Leadership and Change curriculum focus. His current courses include Foundations of Organizational Change and Managing Client-Consultant Relationships. Dr. Powers is a specialist in developing competency models. He served 2 terms on The New School Faculty Senate. He was awarded The New School’s first University Teaching Excellence Award in 1988 and, later, the Milano alumni’s initial Teaching Excellence Award.

    He brings to Milano long experience as an executive in nonprofit organizations and as a management consultant. His consulting practice focuses on executive skill building, people systems, and organizational effectiveness. His consulting practice over the past 20 years has involved him with organizations in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. His writings and research are in the field of organizational and executive development as well as in religious practice. 

    Dr. Powers is a graduate of the College of Wooster. His master's degree from Yale University is in organizational administration and in ethics. His doctorate from Columbia University is in educational philosophy and in curriculum design.