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Jeri Darling

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
Department of Public Administration and Policy

  • Jeri Darling is President of Darling Global, LLC and has more than 25 years of experience working with diverse organizations in the areas of strategy, leadership, and organizational effectiveness. She is a seasoned consultant, facilitator, and executive coach.

    Ms. Darling has been a trusted advisor to many organizations and senior teams, providing support to plan and implement leadership and change initiatives and to build new strategies and structures. She has designed and facilitated large-scale initiatives and targeted development programs for private and public sector organizations.

    Her most recent internal role was as Global VP, Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness with BAE Systems, providing strategic direction for leadership, talent management, and organizational performance including cultural integration of new acquisitions. She has held senior consultant and management roles with Mercer Delta, EnCompass, and Work in America Institute. She also led her own New York-based firm, Organization by Design, for a decade.

    Ms. Darling is known for thought leadership related to integrated approaches to executive and organizational development, global leadership, and social networks. She has published related articles in HR Professional, Executive Excellence, OD Journal, Perspectives, and the Journal for Nonprofit Management, as well as in Leading in Complex Worlds recently published by Jossey Bass. She has also received mention in the International Who’s Who.

    Jeri holds a MA from George Washington University, a MBA from Case Western Reserve University, a BA from the University of Wisconsin, and a Leadership Coaching certificate from Georgetown University. She is an adjunct faculty at American University and a member of The Washington Chorus. Jeri has traveled extensively and is conversant in several languages.



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  • Summer 2015

    • PUAD-052 Facilitation & Team Develop: Facilitation & Team Dev EL20
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    • PUAD-057 Managing Organizational Trans: Managing Org Trans N130
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  • Fall 2015

    • PUAD-022 Leadership for Key Executives: Leadership for Key Exec DOD48
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    • PUAD-050 Leadership in Chngng Workplace: Leadship/Chgng Wkpl EML3
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    • PUAD-057 Managing Organizational Trans: Managing Org Trans NL31
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  • Spring 2016

    • PUAD-052 Facilitation & Team Develop: Facil & Team Dev OIG/EL 21
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