Dr. Nadine Franz

Dr. Nadine E. Franz

Graduate Writing Coordinator
Affiliate Clinical Professor

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Dr. Nadine E. Franz, Ed.D., is a Graduate Writing Coordinator in the Research and Writing Development Center within the Ed.D., Learning and Organizational Change Program and an Affiliate Clinical Professor at Baylor University. Dr. Franz earned a B.A. in Anthropology from Brandeis University, an M.S. in Human Resource Development and Administration from Barry University, and an Ed.D. in Learning and Organizational Change from Baylor University.

Dr. Franz's teaching competencies include Professional and Academic Writing Development, Workplace Ageism, Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI), Human Resources (HR), Human Resource Management (HRM), Career Management, International Business, and Organizational Leadership. Additionally, Dr. Franz works as a Career Coach, HR Strategist, and Ageism and DEI Consultant. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Academy of Management (HR & Organization Development and Change), the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD), and the North American Network in Aging Studies (NANAS). 

Dr. Franz's primary research foci include workplace ageism, DEI, workplace marginalization, and similar topics. She is passionate about creating equitable and inclusive work environments that foster a sense of belonging for underrepresented employees and job seekers. She consults organizations on strategies to develop and sustain inclusive workplaces, particularly through implementing non-biased and non-ageist recruiting, hiring and retention strategies.

Nadine and her husband, Kevin, enjoy traveling, trying new restaurants, taking long walks, and spending time with friends and family. Additionally, she serves on several Boards.