Warren S. Linds, PhD

Associate Professor, Applied Human Sciences

Graduate Program Director, Masters in Human Systems Intervention



Dr. Linds has been a full-time faculty member at Concordia since August, 2004.Before beginning his graduate studies at the University of British Columbia in 1996, he spent 17 years working in international development education. Dr. Linds also worked for 6 years in community television, radio and newspapers in Vancouver and Newfoundland. He has had extensive experience in popular theatre and community development. This background has been critical to his teaching approach where he brings practical experiences and theoretical approaches together. Dr. Linds has published in the areas of group facilitation, anti-oppression and anti-racism pedagogy, the fostering of youth leadership, and alternative and arts-based approaches to qualitative research and documentation. He has presented at both national and international conferences in education, critical pedagogy, popular theatre and complexity theory.

Education

Ph.D. Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia
B. A. Communication Arts, Loyola College, Université de Montreal

Research interests

  • Youth Leadership Development
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Theatre as research
  • Community based participatory research
  • Anti-racism pedagogy
  • Healthy decision-making


Teaching activities

AHSC 660 - Human Systems Intervention Masters Program
Philosophy and Ethics of Human Systems Intervention

AHSC 698 Masters Project in Human Systems Intervention

AHSC 400 Advanced Facilitation


Research activities

Overview

Steve Granger is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University. He received his PhD in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources from the University of Calgary, as well as his MSc and BA (hons) from the University of Manitoba.


The common thread that runs through his research program is the experience of adversity at or while working. This thread connects his primary streams of research within the areas of occupational health psychology and the future of work, where he studies individual (e.g., resilience and proactivity), interpersonal (e.g., social support and leadership), and organizational processes (e.g., job design and human resource management practices) that help or hinder individuals’ ability to confront adversity.


His work has been published in various outlets, including Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Relations, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Review, Organizational Dynamics, and Journal of Safety Research. He has also taught courses in organizational behaviour and research methods, and serves as an editorial board member at Human Relations and Journal of Vocational Behavior

 

For a full and up-to-date list of his professional qualifications and academic experiences, including research, teaching, and service, please see his curriculum vitae.


Participation activities

Management Research for Decision Making, Undergraduate


Publications

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