Michael Moodian, Ed.D.

Michael Moodian, Ed.D.

Associate Professor


P (949) 585-2994

16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, CA, 92618
Michael Moodian, Ed.D.

Michael A. Moodian, a faculty member within the Chapman University System since 2007, is an associate professor of social science at the Irvine campus. He is the editor of Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence (Sage, 2009), a graduate textbook that has been used widely around the world. As a research analyst with Brandman’s Center for Sustainable Living, he was codirector of the 2010 state of Orange County survey. Michael is the chairman of the World Affairs Council of Orange County and a consultative school board member at Santa Margarita Catholic High School. He also teaches for Chapman’s College of Educational Studies.


Social Science


Ed.D. Organizational Leadership, Pepperdine University

Scholarly Activities

Smoller, F., Moodian, M. A., Robinson, G., & Catz, S. (2010). Brandman University 2010 state of Orange County survey. Irvine, CA: Brandman University Center for Sustainable Living. Moodian, M. A. (Ed.). (2009). Contemporary leadership and intercultural competence: Exploring the cross-cultural dynamics within organizations. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.