Collaborating across teams, organizations and sectors to advance the common good in a diverse world is not easy with people who view the world differently. Dean Bloomberg will draw on her leadership research and experience to highlight practices that achieve the best outcomes.
Laura Bloomberg, PhD, served as associate dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs from 2013 until she was named dean in June 2017. As the Humphrey School’s principal academic officer, she led efforts to launch new academic programs including Master of Human Rights and PhD degrees, and she has been deeply engaged in the School’s global expansion. Bloomberg is the former executive director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Integrative Leadership and has held numerous leadership positions across higher education. Her research and policy work focuses on community-based leadership, public value creation, and education policy.