David I. Beaver

Professor, Departments of Linguistics and Philosophy
Director, Cognitive Science Program
Graduate Advisor, HDO
HDO381: Individual Perspectives on the Human Dimensions of Organizations
Telling Your Story: Crafting an Honest, Effective Organizational Narrative


Education: Ph.D., University of Edinburgh
Research Interests: Dr. Beaver has over twenty years of  experience as a teacher and public speaker. As well as leading regular university classes from freshmen to advanced graduate students, he has taught a 10 week Continuing Studies class at Stanford University on metaphor, and distance learning courses over the internet. He frequently gives presentations and consults with groups outside of his areas of specialization, ranging from high schoolers to military, legal, and commercial groups. He is the Graduate Studies Advisor of the HDO Master’s program.