Teacher/ Scholar of Adaptive Leadership

Sarah Chace has been a student, teacher, and researcher of Adaptive Leadership since 2001. For two years she administered a grant-funded program at Harvard Kennedy School for urban school superintendents from around the US, a program that was based on the construct of Adaptive Leadership. She went on to earn a doctorate in education from Teachers College, Columbia University and is now an assistant professor in the department of Leadership and American Studies at Christopher Newport University. She has published essays on Adaptive Leadership and Bion’s theory of group relations as lenses through which to read contemporary events. She is currently under contract with Routledge to publish a book based on her dissertation.

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Sarah Chace

City : Williamsburg

Country : US

I am passionate about:
Group Relations, Looking At The Group-As-A-Whole, Systems Theory, Organizational Behavior
Professional experience:
Since 2012 I have been teaching leadership studies, including adaptive leadership, at various institutions of higher education. My most recent piece of writing on leadership is a chapter in an edited volume, 'Breaking the Zero-Sum Game' (in press), in which I analyze three broad social movements through the lens of Bion's basic assumptions of group relations.
I can thought partner on the following topics:
Group relations, systemic patterns
My Adaptive Leadership studies
I began my adaptive leadership studies in 2001
I studied with Ron Heifetz
I studied with Dean Williams
I studied with Hugh O'Doherty
I was also an adaptive leadership Teaching Assistant
My Adaptive Leadership Expertise
Member of the ALN Faculty Advisory Committee
2017 ALN Conference
2016 ALN Conference
I am an adaptive leadership lecturer
I am an adaptive leadership researcher
I am an adaptive leadership consultant

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