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Academic School

School of Management


Dyson 365



845-575-3000, ext. 6006

Dr. Melinda Weisberg

Assistant Professor, School of Management


Dr. Melinda Weisberg is currently Assistant Professor in the School of Management teaching undergraduate courses in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, as well as Change Management in the MBA Program. She is a frequent instructor in leadership and change for the Honors Program.

As a leadership trainer for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Weisberg counseled grantees on board development, strategic planning, financial management and resource development. Dr. Weisberg has held executive positions for numerous organizations, as well as serving on and working with boards. Throughout her over 30+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector, she assisted community and national organizations fulfill their missions in health care, HIV/AIDs, volunteerism and social justice.

“Dr. W” is a founding partner of CG Consulting for the Common Good, a New York State-certified woman-owned business whose mission is to "help cause-driven organizations embrace their power to impact lives."


Doctor of Management, University of Maryland University College, College Park MD
Masters, Education, Edgewood College, Madison WI
BAs, Economics and Public Relations, North Central College, Naperville IL

Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Employee satisfaction and workplace behavior, Board development

Selected Publications

Published online: Weisberg, M. (2018). In Enactus Leadership (Ed.), Selling for Success: Communication. Enactus.

Book Chapter: Snyder, J., Weisberg, M. I. (in press). In Kristine Miller (Ed.), Enhancing the Structure and Impact of Honors by Contract Projects with Templates and Research Hubs. Honors Contracts: Insights and Oversights. 

Weisberg, M. I. (2019). Supporting Accountability and Compliance While Nurturing Creativity A Nonprofit Board Governance Challenge. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, 9(2), 199–207.

Weisberg, M. & Dent, E (2016) Meaning or money? Non-profit employee satisfaction, Voluntary Sector Review, vol 7 no 3, 293-313, DOI: 10.1332/096278916X14767760873899

Immigration in the Hudson Valley: Workforce Challenges and Opportunities, primary investigator leading team of Prenting Research Assistants. Report to Catholic Charities and Office of New Americans.  June 2018. 

Dissertation: The Nonprofit Dynamic Human Services Employee: Creating Engagement and Inspiration in an Ever-changing Environment.

Selected Presentations

Weisberg, M. (2018). Back to the Future: Herzberg Meets the Millennials. Fourth American Academic Research Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences.

Weisberg, M. (2018).  University of Maryland University College Doctoral Consortium, College Park Maryland.

Weisberg, M. (2015). Flexible structure meets regulatory oversight: A nonprofit board governance challenge. Conference proceedings and oral presentation to the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM). Miami, FL, November 13, 2015.

Weisberg, M. and Barry, J., Northeast Business and Economics Association, West Point NY, From Discrimination to Inclusivity:  LGBT in the Workplace. (November 11, 2016).

Weisberg, M., Northeast Business and Economics Association, Jamaica, NY, Collaborative Problem-Solving and Job Satisfaction  in the Third Sector. (November 6, 2015).

Weisberg, M. (Author Only), Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Nashville TN, "The Integration of Ethics and Humane Values  in Teaching: Experiential and Service Learning", 2, National, Accepted, Teaching and Learning Scholarship. (June 11, 2014).

Weisberg, M., International Academy of Business and Management, George Washington University, Washington DC, "Improving the quality of life for those in extreme poverty: An examination of two market-based strategies."(November 6, 2013).

Awards and Honors

Excellence in Teaching, National Society of Leadership and Success - Sigma Alpha Pi, Teaching (April 2019), Excellence in academic student development

SoM Faculty Member of the Year, Marist Student Government Association, Teaching (April 2019). 

School of Management Faculty Member of the Year, Marist Student Government (2016-17; 2017-18; 2018-2019).

Guest of Honor, Fourth American Academic Research Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, Scholarship/Research. (April 13, 2018).

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