Dr. Jonathan Westover
Non Resident Fellow – Social & Development Policy
Dr. Jonathan H. Westover is a Non Resident Fellow in Social and Development policy at the Nkafu Policy Institute. He is currently an Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership in the Woodbury School of Business, Academic Director of the Center for Social Impact and the SIMLab, and Director of Academic Service Learning in the Office of Engaged Learning at UVU (and previously the Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Ethics). He is also past-president of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters and is a human capital leadership and performance management consultant.
He was recently a Fulbright Scholar (Minsk, Belarus; Jakarta, Indonesia), a POSCO Fellow at the East-West Center (Honolulu, Hawaii; Washington D.C.), a Learning Innovation Research Fellow at the Institute of Teaching and Learning Innovation (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia), and Visiting Scholar at the Wilson Center (Washington, D.C.) and he is a regular visiting faculty member in other international graduate business programs (U.S., U.K., France, Belarus, Poland, and China). He is also a Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism Faculty Fellow, a Center for the Study of Ethics Faculty Fellow, a Global/Intercultural Faculty Fellow, a Service-Learning Faculty Fellow, and a Utah Valley Senior Executive Leadership Fellow. He is passionate about teaching, loves to conduct research, enjoys working with organizations in the community, and loves writing in all styles—from academic, to professional, to op-ed, to other creative writing projects—and has been published widely in academic journals, books, magazines, and in popular media locally, nationally, and abroad (such as The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and USA Today).
Additionally, Dr. Westover is program co-director of the Human Resource Management program at UVU and is the faculty co-advisor for the UVU SHRM Student Chapter (Society for Human Resources Management).