Ed.D. Teachers College, Columbia University
2005 New York, NY
Adult Learning and Leadership
M.B.A. Fairleigh Dickinson University
1994 Teaneck, NJ
Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ
Fall 2007 – present
Associate Professor and Program Director of M.A. in Organizational Leadership
Department of Graduate Education, Leadership and Counseling
Stevens Institute of Technology
Fall 1997 – Summer 2007
Progressive positions, culminating as Distinguished Service Professor and Program Director of M.S. in Management
"Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other." Benjamin Franklin
Introduction to Organizational Leadership
Individual and Group Processes in Organizations
Watson, E (2009) Creativity in Teams: Collaboration and Learning. Lambert Academic Publishing. Book publication date November 19, 2009.
Watson, E (2007, December) Who or what creates: A conceptual framework for social creativity. Human Resource Development Review, 6 (4), 419-441.
"What Students Learn is dependent on what they already know: Stimulating and guiding the development of mental models." 2009 Annual Conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning, October 8-10 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Double-blind reviewed submission.
Current Research Agenda
2010 Summer Research Fellowship, Rider University.
Manuscript in draft: “Notes from the field: Representing talk as music.” Extends the Conversation Analysis research method to capture creative collaboration in action through the metaphor of choral music.