Natalie K. Houghtby-Haddon, Ph.D.

Natalie K. Houghtby-Haddon, Ph.D.

Associate Director
Phone: 202-994-5304
[email protected]

Dr. Natalie K. Houghtby-Haddon is the Associate Director of The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (GW CEPL), and an Assistant Professor in the GW College of Professional Studies.  She teaches leadership theory, ethics, change management, and personal development for a number of the Center’s leadership development programs. Her other work for the Center includes new business and proposal development, Center operations, curriculum development, teaching, faculty advising, and the management of client relationships and contracts.  She also served as the Academic Program Director for the Center’s Master of Professional Studies in Public Leadership and the Graduate Certificate in Organization Performance Improvement.

Prior to her appointment at GW CEPL, Dr. Houghtby-Haddon was President of Immaculate Heart College Center (IHCC) in Los Angeles, and also served as the Interim Executive Director for the Institute for Community Leadership in Los Angeles, CA, a collaborative effort of the LA County Department of Health Services, the UCLA School of Public Health, the University of La Verne, and IHCC.

Natalie is an ordained elder in The United Methodist Church, and served several local churches in the Los Angeles area prior to her appointment at Immaculate Heart. She received the Ph.D. in the Human Sciences from The George Washington University, and holds the Doctor of Ministry and Master of Divinity Degrees from the Claremont School of Theology, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Boston University.  She is the author of Changed Imagination, Changed Obedience: Social Imagination and the Bent-Over Woman in the Gospel of Luke, published by Wipf and Stock Publishers, now available on Amazon Kindle.


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