Zachary G. Green

College of Education and Human Services

Zachary G. Green is a Professor of Practice and Leadership Studies at the University of San Diego and an executive coach with the World Bank Group. He is also the co-founder of IMAGO Global Grassroots.

He was formerly a senior scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership, University of Maryland, where he led a four-year dialogue process with emerging leaders of Northern Ireland in advance of the Good Friday Accords. As a teacher in the Shaker City Schools, he used his CSU counseling degree to launch the nationally recognized Student Group on Race Relations, which continues into its third decade.

A trained clinical psychologist, he specializes in strategy development, organizational transformation, and identity based-conflict negotiations. He has coached, consulted, and conducted training sessions for numerous corporations, educational institutions, public advocacy groups, and government agencies, nationally and internationally.

Dr. Green earned a master’s degree in education from CSU in 1983, as well as a bachelor's degree in psychology from Case Western Reserve University, and a master’s degree and doctorate from Boston University. He is a member of the Cleveland State University Foundation Board of Directors and lives with his husband and sons in San Diego.