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Laura Hyatt

Executive Director of Academic Affairs
Education Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Laura Hyatt is a professor and executive director of academic affairs at Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology. She is an associate of a global think tank, participated as an advisor to the office of assistant secretary for planning and evaluation at the Department of Health and and Human Services in Washington, DC, and was appointed to a White House policy conference by the president of the United States. Prior to teaching, she was vice president of education for a production company and part of a collaborative effort that won several awards in the entertainment industry. Dr. Hyatt earned her doctorate degree from Pepperdine University. She has authored books, book chapters, and journal articles and serves on editorial boards for peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Hyatt has received recognition and grants for her research that focuses on the intersections of learning, neuroscience, change, and the powerful climates created by our convergent stories as individuals, organizations, and communities.



  • EdD, Pepperdine University