Co-President, Cockell McArthur-Blair Consulting
Practitioner, Researcher, Speaker
Community, Higher Education, Non-profit Business
Joan McArthur-Blair, Co-President, Cockell McArthur-Blair Consulting, is a powerful speaker, writer and facilitator who grounds her work in a deep passion for learning, change and the possibilities of a positive future. She brings to her consulting work over 25 years in higher education from faculty to president. She is a poet; the author of many articles on Appreciative Inquiry; and two coauthored books, Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education: A Transformative Force (2012) and Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry: A Leadership Journey through Hope Despair and Forgiveness (2018). She sits on many community boards related to sustainability and the arts.
Education and Professional Experience:
BA, MEd, EDD; consultant,college president; faculty; facilitator,
Areas of Interest:
resilience, key note speaker, strategic planning, summits, leadership development, board development, coaching, team development