Dr. Eugene Kowch

Dr. Eugene Kowch

 

  • Associate Professor
  • Leadership, Policy and Governance / Adaptable Learning Organizations
  • Systems Thinking and Change Div. (AECT) Annual Conference Program Chair & President-Elect
  • Canadian Educational Research Association (CERA) 2016 Congress Program Chair (CSSE)

Dr. Eugene Kowch enjoyed his youth in Canada’s rural northern communities. After graduating from a Civil Engineering program in 1981 he moved to Regina as the senior Saskatchewan Oil and Gas (Nexen) Petrophysicist until he was invited in 1986 to join Unocal/Chevron Canada’s head offices in Calgary, Alberta. There he designed, built and led lead international, interdisciplinary corporate mega-project exploration, development and production mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

In 1993 Eugene began his B.Ed. (Great Distinction), MA (Curriculum Studies) and PhD (Education Administration) degrees at the University of Saskatchewan while working in K-12 teacher, principal and Deputy Superintendent positions. In 2002, Dr. Kowch joined the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership, organization, systemic change, science and innovation. He supervises and welcomes innovative, successful graduate students in Education, Engineering and Business (professional) Faculties. He helps all learners and organizations to be their best.