Kristine F. Hoover, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership; Director of the Institute for Hate Studies

Dr. Hoover teaches in the MA in Organizational Leadership program. Her classes are offered at the graduate and undergraduate levels, in on campus blended, intensive, and online formats. Her research interests include applied ethics, diversity and inclusion,...

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Contact Information

Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ed.D., Leadership Studies, Bowling Green State University

M.B.A., Bowling Green State University

M.O.D., Bowling Green State University

B.Arch., Architecture, University of Cincinnati

Courses Taught

ORGL 517: Organizational Transformation and Change

ORGL 605: Imagine Create Lead

ORGL 610: Communication and Leadership Ethics

ORGL 690: Contemporary Strategies to Combat Hate

Seminars: ExperienceChange, ExperienceInnovation 


Dr. Hoover teaches in the MA in Organizational Leadership program. Her classes are offered at the graduate and undergraduate levels, in on campus blended, intensive, and online formats. Her research interests include applied ethics, diversity and inclusion, and service learning. She has published articles in journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics, Personnel Review, and the Organization Development Journal. She has also presented her research at the International Leadership Association (ILA) and the Annual Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE) conferences. She has been certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and a trainer for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Her leadership roles include being the former Chair of the Washington State Legislative Ethics Board and the current Director of the Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies.

Refereed Publications

Hoover, K. F. & Pepper, M. (2015). How did they say that: Ethics statements at Best Companies to Work For. Journal of Business Ethics, 131(3), 605-617. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-014-2255-z

Hoover, K.F. & O’Neil, D.A. (2015). Leading by example: Images of diversity and collaboration on university web pages. International Leadership Journal, 7(2), 46-66.

Hoover, K. F. (2015). Reflections on student affect in group projects: Are we encouraging our students to be in community with others? Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 4(1), 63-71.

Wallace, H., Hoover, K. F. & Pepper, M. (2014). Multicultural ethics and diversity discourse. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion – An International Journal, 33(4), 318-333. DOI 10.1108/EDI-05-2013-0035

Hoover, K.F., O’Neil, D.A., & Poutiatine, M. (2013). Gender and leadership: A frame analysis of university home web page images. Journal of Academic Ethics. DOI: 10.1007/s10805-013-9197-4

Ayers, M., Hoover, K. F., & Topuzova, L. (2013). A new sweet spot: Service-learning for graduate online students in Jesuit education. Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 2(1), 11-22.

Hoover, K. F., Topuzova, L., & Wallace, H. (2013). The “little white lie:” An exercise to explore the relevance of diversity curriculum. Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 2(1), 78-89.

Casile, M., Hoover, K., & O’Neil, D. (2011). Both-and, not either-or: Knowledge and service-learning. Education + Training, 53(2/3), 129-139. DOI 10.1108/00400911111115672

Hoover, K., Casile, M. (2007). Group development processes for service-learning. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 11(3), 33-37.

Casile, M., Hoover, K.F., & Carr, A.S. (2006). Building strength from within: How one not-for-profit asserted control. Organization Development Journal, 24(2), 69-82.

Kosnik, T., Wong-MingJi, D., & Hoover, K. (2006). Outsourcing vs. insourcing in the human resource supply chain: a comparison of five generic models. Personnel Review, 35(6), 671-683. DOI 10.1108/00483480610702728

Refereed Book Chapter

Hoover, K., Casile, M., & Hanke, R. (2008). How Discussion Boards Drive Course Concept Mastery in Service-eLearning. In Service-eLearning: Educating for Citizenship. Amber Dailey-Hebert, Emily Donnelli-Sallee, and Laurie N. Dipadova-Stocks (Ed.) Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.