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Fort Hays State University
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Rarick Hall 235
Phone: 785-628-4303
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Dr. Brent Goertzen, Professor of Leadership Studies

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Office: Rarick Hall 235 C
Office Phone: (785) 628-4303
Degrees: Ph.D in Leadership Studies (Community and Human Resources), University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S. in College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University
B.J. in Advertising, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Courses Taught:
LDRS 300: Introduction to Leadership Concepts
LDRS 310: Fieldwork in Leadership Studies
LDRS 480: Leadership and Team Dynamics
LDRS 490: Topics in Leadership Studies: Supervisory Leadership
LDRS 490: Topics in Leadership Studies: Ethics and Leadership
LDRS 600: Seminar: Research Methods in Leadership
LDRS 810: Assessment and Intervention in Leadership
LDRS 818: Ethical Leadership
LDRS 870: Readings in Organizational Leadership
LDRS 890: Internship in Organizational Leadership
LDRS 895: Research Projects in Organizational Leadership


Dr. Goertzen has been with the Department of Leadership Studies since 2003 and became chair of the department in fall 2005. During his time with the department, he has been active in the Center for Civic Leadership through Community and Collegiate Leadership programs. He has facilitated numerous workshops for the Small Business Development Center, Next-Tech, and the civilian workforce at Fort Riley. Dr. Goertzen's areas of expertise include supervisory leadership, team dynamics, and ethical leadership. In the spring of 2008 Dr. Goertzen and his wife welcomed their third bundle of joy, Allison. Some of Dr. Goertzen's hobbies include spending time with his family, experiencing the outdoors, and supporting his favorite football team, the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

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