Author Profile

Earl Harewood | Lecturer, Heriot-Watt University/School of Higher Education

Current Position and Past Experience
Earl Harewood currently lectures for Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University/School of Higher Education. He performs the same role for the Australian Institute of Business/School of Higher Education.

From 2006-2010, Harewood was an Adjunct Faculty Member at Indiana Wesleyan University. During this time, he also served as a Vocational Assessment Counselor at the University of Minnesota and an Organizational Development and Clinical Psychology Intern for the Quality Improvement Team at the Gateway Foundation.

Harewood will be presenting “Research and Teaching Collaborations with Colleagues in Underrepresented Nations” at the Academy of Management conference in August 2012. Additionally, his paper "Anthropology of Leadership: Across the indigenous cultural divides of Armenia, Fuji and Trinidad" was accepted for presentation at the International Leadership Association Annual Conference in Denver out of 550+ submitted proposals.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Harewood earned his MBA in Organizational Change and Development from Regent University in 2003. He earned an MS in Organizational Counseling in 2008 from The Johns Hopkins University and is expected to earn his PhD, focusing on Human Resource Development, in 2012 from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

Member of Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association Executive Committee. Will sit on one of the boards for the HETL Review - an internationally respected journal for scholarship in teaching and learning in higher education.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Harewood was part of the volunteered staff at Fortune Society helping former offenders reacclimatize to work and life in New York City. He has also volunteered with The Soup Kitchen in Lower Manhattan, New York providing hot meals to homeless persons as well as participating in various homeless community outreaches in New York City. Harewood served a reviewer for the International Leadership Association International Conference and he mentors and coaches young professionals and students.