Rebecca McNamara, PhD

PhD, Higher Education Leadership, Western Michigan University
MA, Pastoral Studies, Seattle University
BA in Humanities and Business Administration, Seattle University

Assistant Clinical Professor

Phone: 206-296-5424

Building/Room: Casey 130-02

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Becky McNamara has been teaching at Matteo Ricci College since 2015. She teaches courses on leadership theory and practice, professional development, organizational culture, and Ignatian spirituality and teaching pedagogy. She supports and mentors students completing local, domestic and international internships. She earned her PhD in Higher Education Leadership from Western Michigan University in 2012. Her dissertation focused on participants' experience of social justice focused international service-learning. She previously worked at Seattle University as the Campus Minister for Retreats. 

In her free time, she is a mom of two tween daughters and enjoys many creative pursuits, including ceramics, gardening and quilting.