Ron Wastyn

MOL Director | Professor

Ron currently teaches in and directs the Master of Organizational Leadership program. He has taught communication and leadership for nearly 30 years. He also coached the intercollegiate debate teams at Wake Forest University, University of Pittsburgh, and James Madison University, earning numerous national awards.

Ron specializes in organizational leadership development with a focus on adaptive leadership, crisis communication, organizational change, interpersonal and public communication, and political rhetoric.

He is also the Senior Consultant for Leadership Development programs for Wastyn & Associates which helps organizations turn their ideas into reality by providing high quality, personalized consulting and services in strategic planning, fundraising, grant development, and leadership education.

Courses Taught

Education and Training

  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • MA, Wake Forest University
  • BA, Augustana College


Ron Wastyn

Master of Organizational Leadership
Ambrose Hall, 2nd floor
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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