Nancy Winfrey is the Assistant Director of Curriculum and Pedagogy for Leadership and Character in the Professional Schools. Her experience spans 25 years of work with adults in Nonprofit Management, Leadership Development, and Higher Education. She holds a Ph.D. in Adult Learning and Development from Lesley University, an M.Ed. in Training and Organizational Development from NC State University, a B.A. in English and American Language and Literature from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and Graduate Certificates in Counseling in Education, Advanced Dialogue Education, and ACUE Effective College Instruction. She is also adjunct faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership and a team member of Inspirus Consulting. Her teaching and research interests include Dialogue Education, small group processes, authentic leadership, and designing for brain-based learning and her work has been published in two edited volumes and in academic journals such as Deeper Learning Journal of Practice, Learning and Teaching Journal, New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, and Adult Learning. She was also the Founding Director of a 501(c)3 nonprofit supporting education in a Guatemalan squatter community for 14 years and led humanitarian service projects in five additional countries. Her primary volunteer work has been with Girl Scouts USA as a National Volunteer Partner in Adult Learning and Organizational Development.

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Nancy Winfrey
Assistant Director of Curriculum and Pedagogy in the Professional Schools

winfren@wfu.edu