RESEARCH INTERESTS, among others, include: Ethics, Creativity in Problem-based Interventions, Global
Sustainability Programming, and Futuristics.
TOPICS OF CONTINUING INTEREST IN RESEARCH [1980-Present]:
---Personal life assessment and planning, wholistic
health, crisis intervention, aging,
---Career/professional development, work environments,
networking, stress management, artistic foundations of education. ---Groups, life/health support groups, conflict management,
community-wellness development, cross cultural values, work place diversity.
---Communication, counseling, teaching, lateral brain
Doctor of Ministry (DMin), 1978, Community/Organizational
Development, San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, CA.
Dissertation/Project: Community Trust Building: Problems and Prospects among
the Blackfeet Indians of Browning, Montana, 1977-1978. Confer:
"Beyond Despair." (1976.) By Robert Theobald: Uses
Problem-Possibility Networks, Focuser (News Letter).
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), 1984, Counseling/Psychology/Mind
Science, Golden State University, San Diego, CA: Dissertation: An Operational
Theory of Wellness: A Diverse
Dimensional Perspective with an Integrated/Multi-Faceted Model.
Aaron Lee Givan, PhD—Attributes:
Persuasive, trusting, influential, visual, holistic,
creative, synthesizer, intuitor, flexible; independent, risking, people
oriented, articulate, decisive, effective, enterprising, artistic; theoretical
thinker, friendly, delegates well, works well under pressure, close attention
to detail and continuity, sense of humor, excellent communication and people
AARON GIVAN, Ph.D.:
Progressive higher education practitioner with extensive
personal and professional development and online teaching and administrative
experience in business, face-to-face education, and online education settings.
Over twenty years experience in higher education—highlights include: hiring and
team building for curriculum-and-teaching online faculty; creating, monitoring,
and adapting online class syllabi for multiple specialties and institutions,
including research methods and design; and acting as doctoral chair/reader. I
am receptive to receiving proposals or invitations for online initiatives,
projects, or services.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Aaron Lee Givan, Ph.D.
Consultant and Educator
agivan@utma. Mail: P. O. Box 318
123-125 Foussard Street, SE
St. John, ND 58369-0318 FEDEX/UPS: 401 First Street, NE
Rolla, ND, 58367
VOICE: (701) 477-5455 with ANSWER PHONE