|Dr. Joseph C. Santora
Joseph C. Santora, EdD (Fordham), is dean, Director of doctoral studies and research, and
visiting professor of management, International School of Management, Paris, France. He has
been a director of research in a graduate management program, a dean and assistant dean for a school of business and management, an administrator for several academic programs, and a full professor of business and management. Professor Santora?s five year appointment an adjunct senior research fellow, department of management, Monash University (Australia) recently expired. He has also held several international visiting professorships in business schools in Australia, Europe, Georgia, Russia, and Taiwan. In past years, he was a visiting professorial fellow in the Leadership Centre, Monash Mt-Eliza Business School (Australia). He has also serves as an external PhD and MBA thesis examiner for several international universities.
Professor Santora?s research focuses on leadership, change management, succession planning, and NGOs. He is currently engaged in a multi-country research project on succession in
nonprofit organizations. He has written extensively, publishing some three dozen refereed articles and teaching cases, and has published more than 125 academic and practitioner papers,;cases,;book chapters, and reviews. His research has been published in several academic outlets including Career Development International, Journal of Organization & Leadership Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Academy of Management Perspectives, and Journal of Management Education. He received the Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009 for a co-authored paper in Development and Learning Organizations (DLO), as well as Highly Commended Paper Award in DLO in 2013 for a second co-authored paper. His co-authored paper in Leadership and Organization Development Journal was listed among the Top 10 Downloaded Articles in the 30-year history of the Journal.
Dr. Santora has presented papers at international conferences in more than a dozen countries on three continents.
Professor was the founding and is the current editor of the International Leadership Journal,
an on-line refereed academic journal devoted to exploring multi-disciplinary organizational
leadership issues. He serves on eight international academic editorial boards. He founded and served as the managing director of a two for-profit companies,;; one of which has consulted on leadership and staff development, succession planning strategies, and board training to more than two dozen nonprofit organizations. He has done post-doctoral work at Harvard and Princeton.