Dr. William Greenfield

William Greenfield, Ph.D., is an Emeritus Professor at Portland State University. His areas of expertise include the social psychology of organizations, leadership training, qualitative research methods and organizational change. Dr. Greenfield is the recipient of the Pennsylvania State University. D. J. Willower Center for the Study of Leadership and Ethic’s 2006 Award for Excellence and is the author of The Effective Principal (1980, 1987) and Instructional Leadership (1982), multiple studies of school principals and over 80 journal articles on educational leadership and development. Dr. Greenfield has lectured extensively in various countries and his work is frequently cited in professional journals and at conferences. Professor Greenfield has consulted with schools and non-profit organizations in the area of educational leadership and organizational change. From 1991-92 Professor Greenfield was a Fulbright Scholar in Thailand where he taught courses and designed curriculum at Chiang Mai University and lectured at universities in Malaysia, Thailand, Pakistan, Canada and Barbados, among others. Professor Greenfield currently resides in Mexico and served for 3 years as the Executive Director of Casita Linda, a non-profit organization that builds basic shelter for those living in extreme poverty in central Mexico. Dr. Greenfield taught with the Semester at Sea university program in Spring, 2009 and again in Spring 2013. He published a book chapter in 2015 as part of an edited volume addressing social justice leadership in education.