Jeanette Kersten


Office: 263 Jarvis Hall- Tech Wing
Phone: 715/232-5229


EdD, Organization Development

  • University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2007

MA, Human Development

  • St. Mary's University, Minneapolis, MN

BA, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN

Research Interests

People Process Culture, PPC Chair, 2013 and PPC Handbook Revision Project

  • Meeting with donor for endowment and Northland College on collaborative project to revision of the PPC Handbook planned for 2013-2014
    • July 23, 2013
  • Copyright due diligence completed, project plan, and budget approved. Project approved.
    • October 14, 2013
  • PPC Advisory Board-Fall meeting
    • November 6, 2013
  • PPC Update Meeting with the Chancellor
    • November 7, 2013

Courses Taught

Director and Endowed Chair, People Process Culture

  • Leads and manages $1.5M endowment for Talent Development, developing people-first organizations, leveraging human capital
  • 2012-present

Director, Masters in Training and Human Resource Development Program

  • Directs instruction and curriculum for Human Resource Development, Leadership, Organization Development, and Training for the College of Management
  • Two graduate programs with over 170 graduate students
  • 2011-present

Assistant Professor, Leadership Development

  • Leverages industry leadership expertise using leading-edge content and best-in-class learning and development techniques, resulting in positive impact and culture change within organizations
  • Designs effective learning solutions integrating adult-learning principles for diverse populations
  • 2009-2013