We are very pleased to have Dr. Raj Basu as our facilitator for Session Four of LeadUP 2016.
Dr. Raj Basu is the Vice-President for Academic Affairs for Oklahoma State University, Tulsa. As the Chief Academic Officer of the university, he has overall responsibility for operations, development, and promotion of all academic programs. Dr. Basu researches and teaches in the areas of leadership, employee performance, team building, negotiations, dispute resolution, conflict-management, and change management. He consults extensively with organizations in the aerospace, energy, financial services, technology, government, and non-profit sectors.
Dr. Basu’s research has been published in journals like the Journal of Engineering & Technology Management, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Employee Assistance Research, R&D Innovator, International Journal of Stress Management, etc. He is a member of the Academy of Management and the Southern Management Association.
Dr. Basu is a three time recipient of the Chandler-Frates & Reitz Award for Outstanding Teaching in the MBA Program (2000, 2001, and 2007), the Greiner Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching (1996), and the Richard Poole Award for Outreach Excellence (2012) at OSU. Dr. Basu received his MBA from Duke University and his Ph.D. from Purdue University.
Dr. Basu serves (or has served) on the boards of Tulsa CARES, the Tulsa Botanic Gardens, Leadership Oklahoma, Oklahoma Aerospace Alliance, the Greenwood Cultural Center, and the Human Rights Commission for the City of Tulsa.
Dr. Basu’s hobbies include traveling, reading, eating, running, and hiking. In December 2004, he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro (19,350 ft.), the highest peak in Africa.