Discussion Breakouts: Building faculty and staff awareness, skills and culture to create and develop an inclusive GME curriculum


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Discussion Breakout:  Building faculty and staff awareness, skills and culture to create and develop an inclusive GME curriculum

Moderator: Marcus M. StewartAssociate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Associate Professor of Management, Bentley University


Marcus M. Stewart is the Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and an Associate Professor of Management at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts. He has extensive international and executive teaching experience. In Asia, he has taught masters and executive education courses at China Europe International Business School in Shanghai, Rutgers International EMBA-Singapore, and Ho Chi Minh Open University, Vietnam. His experience in Europe includes positions as an executive faculty member at the Lorange Institute of Business Zurich (now CEIBS), Horgen, Switzerland; GDF-Suez Lecturer, Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium; adjunct professor of human resources management at Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium; and adjunct professor of leadership at the German Graduate School of Management and Law, Heilbronn, Germany. Stateside, he has taught executives at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. He teaches courses in leadership, organizational behavior, human resource management, organizational change, and diversity. His doctoral degree is in Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and he has an M.B.A. and B.S. in Marketing, both earned at Bentley University.

Dr. Stewart is a member of the editorial board of the journals Academy of Management Learning and his current research focuses on leadership, teams, cross-cultural skill development, diversity and social justice. He is coauthor of an organizational behavior primer currently in its 7th edition and his research has been published in the Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology among other journals and in several edited volumes.

Formerly on the faculty at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, Dr. Stewart has conducted a variety of assessments (e.g., employee attitudes, organization and group culture) and provided leadership and cross-cultural skill development training for organizations of all sizes. His client list has included government agencies such as the U.S. Naval War College, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Department of Energy (Savannah River Site, Aiken, SC); Fortune 100 firms such as International Business Machines, and State Farm Insurance Company; dynamic growth companies such as Lifewatch; and not-for-profit organizations including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He has also worked with leading diversity and leadership development organizations such as Novations (formerly J.Howard and Associates) and the Center for Creative Leadership.

Dr. Stewart currently serves on the board of directors of NAD Partners, Inc. (https://nadpartners.org/), a no-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote effective regional development in Labé, Guinea by coordinating and enhancing education, healthcare, and community engagement. He previously served as co-chair of the board of directors at mytown (www.mytowninc.org), a not-for-profit organization providing employment and leadership, teams, communication and research training to Boston city teenagers. He has also been an invited or keynote speaker for a number of organizations internationally, including the American Society for Training and Development conference in Cape Town, South Africa; the Crossroads Seminar Series, George Washington University, Washington, DC; the Lac Leman Organizational Research Group, Geneva, Switzerland; and the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.