Faculty and Staff


Carla Carten

Leadership Development
Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Carla Carten, Ph.D. has nearly fifteen years of experience as an independent Organizational Development Consultant where her concentration has been in the ares of building cross-cultural collaborative partnerships, diversity and inclusion training, and research and practices for eliminating healthcare inequity. As a consultant and as a researcher she has conducted workshops for building organizational capacity through global partnerships in the U.S., East and West Africa, Latin America and Asia.

Dr. Carten has recently served as the Associate Director of Diversity in the newly formed Office of Diversity at the Cleveland Clinic. Previously she served as Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Diversity Management Program, Cleveland State University. Dr. Carten continues to be a faculty member of the Diversity Management Program and memebr of Cleveland States' Center of Health Equity.

Dr. Carten holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, a Masters of Science degree in Organizational Development and and Analysis from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications, from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

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    Cleveland State University
    2121 Euclid Avenue, UR 230
    Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
    Campus Location
    Urban Building, Room 230
    1717 Euclid Avenue
    Phone: 216.687.5262

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