The leadership of BGU’s Ph.D. program will ensure that the focus of research-based practice permeates teaching, mentoring, and research-driven by the Ph.D. program.
Dr. Martine Audéoud came to BGU three years ago with the desire to develop a PhD program. Her years of missionary service include Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Niger, and Haiti. Born in France, she has embedded herself in African society, becoming a global educational leader dedicated to the development of global leadership across the world.
Dr. Claire Henry led the design team for the Ph.D. program, culminating in the approval of the new offering by the TRACS accreditation agency in November of 2019. Dr. Henry grew up in Guyana and is passionate about providing high-quality research-focused education at the Masters and Doctoral levels.
Dr. Paulette Jordan is a retired Air Force Logistics Officer who has been teaching at local universities in the U.S. and various countries overseas. Dr. Jordan has successfully owned and operated several small businesses and served on management teams with major corporations while being an educator at heart. She teaches several courses in the Ph.D. program and is the Director of the BGU Doctor of Transformational Leadership (DTL) program.
Dr. Lester Hirst, the academic coordinator for our Ph.D. program, has championed leadership development in Latin America and Asia as a missionary as well as serving Compassion International on their Global Leadership Development team.
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Dr. Martine Audéoud- Ph..D. Program Director
Dr. Lester Hirst - Ph.D. Academic Coordinator