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Nancy Wood, Ph.D

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    Nancy Wood, Ph.D

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Wood has 25 years of experience in human resource management, marketing, comptroller, and project management in the retail industry. She currently teaches human services administration courses in the graduate program. Dr. Wood has instructed (online, blended, on ground, VTT, ICC) and developed courses in undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs. She has presented at national and international conferences and has published numerous journal articles on topics ranging from online pedagogies, interdisciplinary service learning, and critical thinking. In 2018, Dr. Wood published a book, Marketing for Nonprofits.When she is not in the classroom, her research interests include social entrepreneurship and leadership development. In 2018, she was selected as a faculty fellow by The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation. Dr. Wood is currently the Director of Human Services Administration graduate program.


    • 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

    Courses Taught

    • HUS 505 Management and Leadership in Human Services
    • HUS 510 Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Services
    • HUS 520 Working in Human Services Administration
    • HUS 530 Creating New Human Services Organizations
    • HUS 550 Advocacy and Policy Analyses
    • HUS 565 Marketing in Human Service Organization
    • HUS 570 Field Placement
    • HUS 590 Graduate Project in Human Services Administration
    • HUS 121 Introduction to Human Services
    • HUS 311 Methods of Social Research - Quantitative
    • HUS 312 Methods of Social Research - Qualitative
    • HUS 345 Social Welfare Policy
    • HUS 410 Human Services Administration
    • HUS 423 Field Placement I
    • HUS 424 Field Placement II
    • HUS 498 Senior Seminar