Dr. Michelle Browning

Dr. Michelle Browning earned her B.S. in Education from Auburn University; MBA from Southern Methodist University; M.A. in Family Therapy from Phillips Graduate Institute; and Ph.D. in Policy and Planning from The University of Southern California. With 17 years at National University and as a professor for The College of Professional Studies, Dr. Browning serves as Academic Program Director for NU’s Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership Program and Lead Faculty for the Los Angeles Region.

Dr. Browning’s research focus includes strategic planning, diversity, transformational leadership, and emotional intelligence. Through her research as National University’s Teaching and Learning Fellow, Dr. Browning is currently exploring the challenges related to enhancing student enrollment, retention, and completion within higher education and seeks to provide possible solutions to challenges utilizing tenets of servant leadership.

Publications

  • Browning, M. C.. (2019). Ethical Leadership: Overcoming the Cycle of Evil. Humanistic Values from Academic Community Perspect.
  • Browning, M. C.. (2019). TIPS: Tools and Inspiration for Personal for Personal Success. Amazon Publishing Co.
  • Browning, M. C.. (2018). Self-Leadership: Why it Matters. International Journal of Business and Social Scien, 9(2): .
  • Browning, M. C.. (2017). Emotional Intelligence for HR Managers. Organizational Behavior Theory for High Performanc.
  • Browning, M., Weaver, D., Altamarino, N.. (2016). Choosing a Bachelor-Level Business Program. Journal of Business Education Accreditation (JBEA), 8(2): .
  • Browning, M. C.. (2015). Achieving Strategic Leadership through Idealized System Design. Academy of Business Research Conference Proceeding.
  • Browning, M. C.. (2014). Virtue Ethics: A Pathway to Excellence in Transformational Leadersihp. International Journal of Management and Human Reso, 2(1): .
  • Browning, M. C.. (2013). Appreciative Inquiry as a Method of Assessing the Value of Business School Education. Journal of Business and Educational Leadership (JB, 5(1): .
  • Browning, M. C.. (2011). Toward Instructional Success: Transformational Leadership as a Framework for Teaching. International Academy of Business and Public Admin.
  • Browning, M. C.. (2010). Enhancing Online Instructional Strategies Through the Utilization of Emotional Intelligence Tools. ASBBS Conference Proceedings.
  • Browning, M. C.. (2009). An Analysis of Values Mission and Vision Statements Within AACSB Accredited Schools. American Society of Business and Behavioral Scienc.
  • Browning, M. C.. (2008). The Virtual Office: Opportunities and Challenges for Faculty. American Society of Business and Behavioral Scienc.
  • Browning, M. C.. (2008). Transformational Leadership: A Case Study of Barack Obama. American Society of Business and Behavioral Scienc.
  • Browning, M. C.. (2007). The Application of Relationship Marketing Concepts to Online Learning. The International Academy of Business and Public A.
  • Browning, M. C.. (2000). Graduate Student Enrollment Management: Towards a Model that Predicts Graduate Student Enrollment. Doctoral dissertation. University of Southern Cali.

Presentations

  • Browning, M. (2020). Utilizing Tenets of Servant Leadership to Enhance Student Enrollment, Retention and Completion in Higher Education. Conference presented at the Global Conference on Business and Finance, Honolulu Hawaii.
  • Browning, M. (2019). Tools and Inspiration for Personal Sucess. Conference presented at the 4th Annual Women in Leadership Conference (WILC), San Diego, CA.
  • Browning, M. (2018). Utilizing Appreciative Inquiry Concepts to Enhance the Online Learning Process. Conference presented at the 3rd Annual Women in Leadership Conference (WILC), San Diego, CA.
  • Browning, M. (2017). Self-Leadership: Why it Matters. Conference presented at the 2nd Annual Women in Leadership Conference (WILC), San Diego, CA.
  • Browning, M. (2017). Barack Obama: Transformational Leadership Beyond Theory. Poster presented at the National University Faculty Scholarship Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Browning, M. (2016). Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Hillary Clinton and Appreciative Inquiry Leadership. Conference presented at the 1st Annual Women in Leadership Conference (WILC), San Diego, CA.
  • Browning, M. (2016). Ethical Leadership: Overcoming the Cycle of Evil. Conference presented at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), Orlando, FL.
  • Browning, M. (2015). Achieving Strategic Leadership Through Idealized System Design. Conference presented at the Academy of Business Research (ABR), New Orleans, LA.
  • Browning, M. (2014). Virtue Ethics: A Pathway to Excellence in Transformational Leadership. Conference presented at the National University Faculty Research Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Browning, M. (2013). Appreciative Inquiry as a Method of Assessing the Value of Business School Education. Conference presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Science (ASBBS), Las Vegas, NV.
  • Browning, M. (2012). The Utilization of 360 Degree Feedback as a Method of Assessing Student Learning. Conference presented at the National University Fall Faculty Research Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Browning, M. (2011). Strategies for Inproving Student Satisfaction in the Online Classroom. Conference presented at the National University 2nd Annual Fall Faculty Research Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Browning, M. (2011). Toward Instructional Success: Transformational Leadership as a Framework for Teaching. Conference presented at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD, Dallas, TX.
  • Browning, M. (2010). Managing the Large Online Class Size: Utilizing the Text Synchronized Chat. Conference presented at the National University's 1st Annual Fall Faculty Research Conference, San Diego, CA.

Contact Information

Dr. Michelle Browning

College: College of Professional Studies

Department: Leadership and Human Resources Management

Academic Program Director: Bachelor of Science Major in Organizational Leadership

mbrownin@nu.edu

(310) 662-2144

Los Angeles Campus

Education

Univ of Southern California - PHD - Education