Faculty Biography


Mary-Ellen Boyle

Associate Professor of Management
Dean of the College, Associate Provost, 2012-15

Graduate School of Management
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Email: mboyle@clarku.edu

Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Boyle

Ph.D., Boston College

Research Interests

Organizational and social change, especially with regard to liberal education, corporate citizenship, university-community partnerships, and the arts. Resilience and collaboration are recent foci.

Courses Taught

Responsible Management in the Global Economy

The Art & Science of Management

Recent Accomplishments & Activities

Appointed to Fulbright Specialist Roster, 2015-2022. Area of expertise: higher education. Assigned to Hoa Sen University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July-August 2016. Project: Enhancing Liberal Education.

Awarded Leir Luxembourg Program grant for mini-conference to be convened June 2022: The Scholarship of Global Liberal Education: Establishing an Engaged Research Agenda.

Voted Best Faculty Member, Graduate School of Management, 2018 - 2019.

Recent Key Presentations/Publications

Boyle, M. E. (2020). Liberal education across continents: Transfer elasticity and US influence. Comparative Education Review, 64(2), 207-227.

Boyle, M.E. (2019) Global Liberal Education: Theorizing Emergence and Variability. Research in Comparative and International Education, 14(2), 231-248.

Boyle, M.E. (2019). Liberal Education Unmoored? Book review essay for Comparative Education Review, 63(1)): 127-131.

“One Educational Philosophy, Many Interpretations? Liberal Education, Fulbright, and Vietnam.” Presented at the Fulbright Association 41st Annual Conference, Puebla, Mexico (November 2018).

“Future Work Life and the Schooled Society: Trends, Countertrends, and Critique.” Presented at the European Business Ethics Network Annual Conference, Jyväskylä, Finland (June 2017).

“Riding the Wave: Nurturing Renewal through Connections with Liberal Education Abroad,” with Kara Godwin. Presented at the joint conference of the American Conference of Academic Deans and Phi Beta Kappa Society. Milwaukee, WI (June 2016).