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Duncan H. Spelman

Professor, Management
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Univ, 1980
Office: Adamian Academic Center 327 | 781.891._2217 | dspelman@bentley.edu
                       


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Teaching Interests

Diversity in the Workplace; Organizational Behavior; Interpersonal Relations; Organization Change

Research Interests

Diversity in the Workplace; Teaching and Learning about Diversity

Consulting/Practice Interests

Diversity in the Workplace; Organization Change; Group Process/Problem-Solving

Professional Memberships

Academy of Management
Organizatioal Behavior Teaching Society

Awards and Honors

2011, Curricular Service Learning Teaching Award, Bentley Service Learning Center
2009, Innovation in Teaching Award, Bentley University

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Hadlock, C. R., Sanz, M., Spelman, D. H. (2013). Going (Almost) Paperless. BizEd/ AACSB, 46-51. (link)

Spelman, D. H. (2010). Recognizing the Centrality of Emotion in Diversity Courses: . Journal of Management Education, 34 (6), 882-890. (link)

Spelman, D. H., Addison-Reid, B., Avery, E., Crary, L. M. (2006). Sustaining a Long-Term Diversity Change Initiative: Lessons from a Business University. The Diversity Factor, 14 (4).

Clair, J., Crary, L. M., McDaniels, M., Spelman, D. H., Buote, J., McLean, T. (1997). A Cooperative Inquiry into Teaching and Taking a Course on Managing Diversity. Research in Corporate Social Performance and Policy, Supplement 2.

Spelman, D. H. (1996). Diversity Change at Bentley College. The Diversity Factor, 5 (1), 7-11.

Kellogg, D. M., Spelman, D. H., Crary, L. M. (1985). Teaching Women in Management Issues in an OB Course. Organizational Behavior Teaching Review, 9 (3), 83-95.

Book Chapters
Crary, L. M, Spelman, D. H. (1997). Anatomy of a Colleagueship: Collaborations in and out of the Classroom. In Andre, R, Frost, P (Eds.),  (pp. 224-241). Thousand Oaks, CA: . Sage

Conference Proceeding(s)
Addison-Reid, B., Avery, E., Crary, M., Spelman, D. H. (2006). Sustaining a Long-Term Change Initiative: Lessons from a Business University.

Conference Presentations

Davi, W., Spelman, D. H., Avery, E. (2015). "Mind Yourself: Using Metacognition to Engage in Difference and to Deepen Learning." Presented at the Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations's 15th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations and the On Diversity knowledge community, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

Davi, W., Spelman, D. H., Avery, E. (2015). "Using Metacognition to Engage in Difference and to Deepen Learning." Presented at the International Academy of Technology, Education and Development's 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Madrid, Spain.

Spelman, D. H., Davi, W. (2015). "Thinking about Thinking as a Department Chair." Presented at the Kansas State University and IDEA Education's 32nd Annual Academic Chairpersons Conference, Austin, TX.

Spelman, D. H., Avery, E., Davi, W. (2013). "Beyond Open-Mindedness: Facilitating True Integration Across Intecultural Differences." Presented at the Common Ground's Thirteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Darwin, Australia.

Crary, L. M., LaFarge, V. V., Spelman, D. H. (2011). "Pedagogical strategies for addressing intersecting identities in 'Diversity in the Workplace' course." Presented at the Institute for the study and promotion of race and culture's Diversity Challenge, Boston College.

Davi, W., Spelman, D. H., Avery, E. (2011). "First Principles in Diversity Education: Power, Oppression, and Privilege." Presented at the Common Ground Publishing's Eleventh International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations, Cape Town, South Africa.

Davi, W., Spelman, D. H., Avery, E. (2011). "Textual Analysis as a Diversity Education Tool." Presented at the University of Louisville's Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities , Honolulu, Hawaii.

Davi, W., Spelman, D. H., Avery, E. L. (2010). "Developing the Literacy of the Engaged Citizen in a Diverse World." Presented at the National Council of Teachers of English's Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Spelman, D. H., Davi, W., Avery, E. L. (2010). "Leaning In and Stepping Back: Embracing Complexity in the Teaching of Diversity." Presented at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society's Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Kellogg, D. M., Spelman, D. H., Hauserman, S. (2008). "Poverty as Educator: Educational Travel in the Developing World." Presented at the Organization Behavior Teaching Society's Organization Behavior Teaching Conference, Babson College, Wellesley, MA.

Addison-Reid, B., Avery, E., Crary, M., Spelman, D. H. (2006). "Sustaining a Long-Term Change Initiative: Lessons from a Business University."

Avery, E., Crary, L. M., Reid, B. A., Spelman, D. H. (2006). "Sustaining a Long-Term Diversity Change Initiative: Lessons from a Business University."

Spelman, D. H., Addiston-Reid, B., Avery, E., Crary, M. (2005). "Sustaining a Long-Term Diversity Change Initiative: Lessons from a Business University."

Goldman, M., Avery, E., Crary, M., Spelman, D. H. (1997). "Managing Diversity at Bentley College." Presented at the AAC&U:Community Service and Service Learning, Working for Democracy, Diversity and Citizenship, Waltham, Massachusetts.

Service

University Service
Committee Member for Academic Advising Advisory Council, 2013 - Present
Chair for Joint Chairs, 2011
Department Chair for Management Department Chair, 2011 - Present
Ghana Project Steering Committee, 2011 - Present
Task Force Member for Assoc. Dean for Academic Services Search Committee - 2014
Task Force Member for New Faculty Diversity Orientation Planning Committee - 2014
Coordinator for GB 215 Course Coordinator, 2009 - 2014
Guest Speaker for Center for Women and Business, 2013 - 2013
Guest Speaker for Certified Bentley Leadership Program, 2013 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Diversity Retreat, 2013 - 2013
Chair during AY 10-11 for Promotion and Tenure, 2009 - 2012
Global Social Responsiblity Travel Fund, 2008 - 2012
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Emerging Leaders MBA Orientation, 2012 - 2012
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Diversity Retreat, 2012 - 2012
US Diversity-focus Designation, 2009 - 2011
Judge for Bentley Business Bowl, 2011 - 2011

Public Service
Guest Speaker for Third Sector New England, 2011 - 2011