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Farzin Madjidi Faculty Profile

Farzin Madjidi

Associate Dean and Professor of Leadership
Education Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology
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Biography

Dr. Farzin Madjidi teaches personal, organizational, and global leadership and change in the doctoral programs in Organizational Leadership and Global Leadership and Change at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology, where he also serves as Associate Dean for the Education Division. Dr. Madjidi has held management positions with the City of Los Angeles and Kreation Juicery Inc., and Matrix Capital Associates, Inc. He has also served as a consultant to AT&T, British Petroleum, Kaiser Permanente, Federal Express, Hyundai USA, Inc., Universal Music Group, SweetNovations, City of Los Angeles, LAUP, SWRL, and Psychemetrics, Inc., among others. As an entrepreneur, he was a founding partner at Kreation Juicery Inc.

Madjidi has won several outstanding teaching awards, including the Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence in 2005 and 2013. He has published extensively in the area of leadership and organizational effectiveness. Consistent with his personal vision statement of "Living life fully in love, generosity, and abundance," Dr. Madjidi serves as a life coach to executives and emerging leaders from several industries, including education. He has a strong commitment to faith, service, inclusivity, and diversity; and has received the California Diversity Council's 2009 Diversity First Award, one of the highest honors that can be attained in the field.

Education

  • EdD, Pepperdine University
  • MBA, Pepperdine University
  • MS, California State University Northridge
  • BS, California State University Northridge
  • California Diversity Council's DiversityFirst Award, 2009
  • Howard A. White Teaching Excellence, 2005 & 2013