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Jay Dee

Title: Professor

Phone: 617.287.7694


Department: Leadership in Education


PhD, University of Iowa

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Dr. Dee’s research and writing focus on organizational theory and organizational behavior, and how those fields can inform the leadership of higher education institutions.  He has published on topics related to organizational learning, institutional strategy formation, and power dynamics and conflict in the academic workplace.  

A second area of Dr. Dee’s research focuses on faculty careers and faculty development.  He has conducted studies of faculty turnover and strategies to improve faculty retention.  Dr. Dee has served as principal investigator on several grants that focus on promoting inclusive teaching and learning, as well as improving the quality of academic work life.