Erin Konkle, Manager, brings over 10 years of experience in higher education and community organizations, with expertise in governance, long range planning, and organizational culture.
Erin’s research, practice, and teaching is rooted in assets-based organizational development methods, including Appreciative Inquiry, to drive sustainable strategies for change. Erin has co-authored an Appreciative Inquiry facilitation training manual, as well as several book chapters and articles on innovation, culture, and change management in higher education. Before joining CFAR, Erin was the Director of Civic Engagement and taught in the Peace and Justice studies program at Wellesley College. Prior, she served as Director of the Center for Innovative Higher Education at the University of Minnesota.
Erin holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development from the University of Minnesota, an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration, and a BS in Human Development from Penn State University