Dana Kaminstein

Dana Kaminstein, PhD

  • Lecturer, NPL Program

Dana Kaminstein, PhD is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. He is Co-Academic Director of the CLO Evidence Block, along with Sharon Ravitch, PhD, at the Graduate School of Education. He is also the Co-Academic Director of the Educational Research Block of the Penn MedEd Program at the Graduate School of Education. He is an Affiliated Faculty Member in Organizational Dynamics, Liberal and Professional Studies, School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Qualitative Research Specialist at the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP) at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs in Philadelphia. He teaches courses in Qualitative Research Methods, Organizational Diagnosis, and Group Dynamics. He has taught adult graduate students for over 30 years at the University of Pennsylvania. He consults to organizations at the system level and for 25 years designed and taught in leadership development programs all over the world for Wharton Executive Education. His current research interests are the psychodynamics of organizational life, moral injury, and group dynamics involved in community advisory boards.

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