PhD in Policy Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1976
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Organizational Development, Boston University, 1973
Ed.M. and certification in counseling, Tufts University, 1971
BA in Political Science and French, Tufts University, 1970
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Raelin's research has centered on executive and professional education and development. His work is currently focused in two areas: work-based learning and the development of a new paradigm for leadership he calls "leaderful practice."
Industry & Academic Experience
Professor Raelin has been an active consultant in human resource development to all sectors of our economy. His focus is to work especially with executives to develop organizational climates receptive to the mutual goals of managerial performance and professional accomplishment. His current interest is to develop action learning programs as part of an organization's executive and management development function.
Services to the Profession
Professor Raelin serves on the board of the World Institute for Action Learning and the Institute for Organizational Consulting Psychology. He also serves as an editor for: Action Learning: Research and Practice, Management Learning; Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning; The Research in Management Education and Development Series; Information Age Publishers; and The Handbook of Management Learning and Education, Sage Publications.
Awards & Recognition
Recipient of the national CEIA (Cooperative Education and Internship Association) James W. Wilson Award for outstanding contribution to research in the field of cooperative education, Orlando, (April 16, 2013).
Recipient of the Best Paper Award - Best PIC V and Best Overall Paper (for the whole conference) for the paper, "The Effect of Cooperative Education on the Self-Efficacy of Students in Undergraduate Engineering," ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, (June 13, 2012).
Recipient of the Ralph W. Tyler Award for Outstanding and Distinguished Research and Publication in the Field of Cooperative Education, Internships, and Work-Integrated Learning, for the paper "The Effect of Cooperative Education on Change in Self-Efficacy among Undergraduate Students: Introducing Work Self-Efficacy," CEIA Annual Conference, Chicago, (April 17, 2012).