Mitchell L Marks

Mitchell Lee Marks is an internationally recognized expert on managing corporate transitions (including mergers, acquisitions, downsizings, and restructurings), corporate culture, employee engagement, organizational effectiveness and teambuilding.  As a motivating and engaging keynote speaker, he has been invited to present to a wide variety of corporate meetings and globql conferences.  He is a frequent speaker to professional groups and has lectured at the Harvard Business School and Smithsonian Institution.  Mitchell consults with a wide variety of firms in the United States and abroad, advising executives on issues of organizational change, team building, strategic direction, organizational effectiveness, corporate culture, human resources management, and the planning and implementation of mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, and other transitions.  Mitchell is the author of seven books—including Charging Back Up the Hill:  Workforce Recovery after Mergers, Acquisitions and Downsizings , and Joining Forces:  Making One Plus One Equal Three in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Alliances.  He has published scores of articles in practitioner and scholarly journals including Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resource Management, and Human Organization

 

 

Guest Lectures

Keynotes, Invited Lectures, and Seminars

“Person-Centered Ethnography as Oral History Project Conceptualization” (A roundtable given at the Advanced Oral History Institute, U.C. Berkeley. Berkeley, CA. August 7, 2018).

Publications

The following is a selected list of recent peer-reviewed publications:

 

Edited Volumes 

Collins, Robert Keith, ed. Native American Populations and Colonial Diseases. (San Diego: Cognella Press) Forthcoming, 2019. 

Collins, Robert Keith, ed. Studying African- Native American: Problems, Perspectives, and Prospects. (London: Routledge) Forthcoming. 

Research

Studying African-Native American Contact in U.S. History: Challenges and Best Practices. 

IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas : Current Smithsonian Traveling Banner Exhibit. 2009- present.

 

IndiVisible Exhibit Curatorial Advisory Team. National Museum of the American Indian. Smithsonian. Washington, DC. 2007-present.

 

Courses Taught

Courses Offered Fall 2019

AIS 150: American Indian History in the United States (Online).

AIS 350/AFRS 350/LTNS 355: Black Indians in the Americas (Online).

 

Previously Offered Courses

Undergraduate: Lower Division

AIS 150: American Indian History in the United States.

AIS 162: American Indian Oral Literature

 

Undergraduate: Upper Division

AIS 300: American Indian Research Methods.

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