Chair, Department of Leadership and Management
Dr. Jean Rock is an innovative educator with a passion for teaching in both face-to-face and online modalities. She has more than 25 years of professional and academic management and marketing experience ranging from positions in support services to nonprofit marketing to senior level management. She is a devoted lifelong learner who imparts a hunger for knowledge to her students.
Dr. Rock has served in multiple leadership roles at Concordia University since her arrival in 1986, including her current post as chair of the Department of Leadership and Management. She previously served as associate dean of undergraduate studies, co-chair of the Organizational Management and Communication Leadership program and marketing coordinator. She is a regular presenter at regional workshops and conferences.
ACADEMIC / PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
- Ph.D., Education, Training and Performance Improvement, Capella University (2011)
- M.A., Advertising and Journalism, University of Minnesota (1989)
- B.A., Communications, Bemidji State University (1984)
Group dynamics, management, values and ethics, diversity, systems, communication and marketing, project control/integration.
"Each May – when students walk across the stage and graduate. To be able to walk with them on this educational journey, and perhaps help in some small way, is extremely gratifying."