MA in Organizational Leadership


Jim Leaman
Associate Professor

James M. Leaman, Ph.D., directs the MBA program and teaches graduate courses in organizational and leadership studies and undergraduate courses in management, finance and economics. His industry experience has been in both private business and nonprofit administration, including 12 years of service with an international non-governmental organization (INGO) in Kenya. Academic preparation includes a Ph.D. in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from James Madison University, and a B.S. from Eastern Mennonite University majoring in business administration and computer science. The perspective Jim adds to his field is analyzing and teaching about the role and impact of business and organizations within ecological limits and dynamic social systems, resulting in an integrated lens of sustainability, stewardship and justice.


Sue Cockley

Sue has worked at EMU as the director of the Adult Degree Completion Program since 1996. She previously worked for the Virginia State Department of Education as an Adult Education Specialist, and director of the Adult Educator’s Research Network. Her academic background covers elementary education, adult education, and social foundations of education.

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