Wood, Nancy

Title: Assistant Professor of Human Services and Director of Human Services Administration

Department: Human Services

Phone: 352-727-0375

Email: nancy.wood@saintleo.edu


  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Criminal Justice, Indiana University
  • Master in Business Administration and Master in Human Resources Management, Keller Graduate School of Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services, with a specialization in Health Care Administration, Capella University

Dr. Wood has nearly 25 years of experience in human resource management, being a comptroller, and project management. She began teaching at Saint Leo University as an online adjunct in healthcare administration in 2011. In 2012, Dr. Wood transitioned to full time faculty for the human services department and is currently the Director of the Human Services Administration program.

Community Affiliation:

  • National Organization of Human Services
  • Southern Organization of Human Services
  • Pi Gamma Mu
  • Sigma Beta Delta

Teaching & Professional Interests:
Dr. Wood has instructed various courses (online, blended, on ground) in human services, healthcare management, financial management, professional development, human resources management, and social research. For both online and on ground instruction at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level, she has developed numerous courses. Dr. Wood has presented at the National and internation conferences on the topic of critical thinking strategies, online pedagogy, human services, and social entrepreneurship; as well as, published on these topics. Her research interests include online pedagogy and  leadership. 

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