Caroline S. Westerhof, Ph.D.
New York University

Dr. Westerhof's career has spanned senior management and policymaking positions in academia, business, government and politics. She was a research professor at the University of South Florida, designed and chaired a new management college degree program as a tenured full professor within the City University of New York.

Dr. Westerhof was the first female visiting professor at the U.S. Air War College, and a political analyst for ABC-News; in cooperation with the U.S. State Department, she set up public and business management programs in Ghana. She has been a weekly writer for the McGraw Hill Contemporary Learning POWERWEB series, and served as an advisory consultant to the U.S. Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Westerhof has negotiated national and international regulatory requirements for domestic and global corporations; co-founded the Living Learning Institute at the University of Tampa, and is the author of The Executive Connection, the first management study on press secretaries to elected chief executives.

Dr. Westerhof presently heads The Management Institute and is a member of several professional organizations, including the Academy of International Business, American Society of Public Administration, the American Society on Aging, and the Mid South Sociological Association.