Raymond F. Reyes, PhD
Dr. Raymond F. Reyes is currently the Associate Mission Vice President for Intercultural Relations at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.
Prior to this administrative appointment he was an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at Gonzaga University.
had a joint appointment teaching classes at both the undergraduate and graduate level for the Department of Teacher Education and the Department of Administration, Curriculum & Instruction (ACI).
In addition, he
has taught graduate leadership classes in the School of Professional Studies
For the College of Arts and Sciences, he
has taught undergraduate courses in the Department of Sociology and the Department of Religious Studies.
For the School of Business he has taught a graduate seminar for the MBA program on tribal leadership.
Prior to this faculty appointment he was the Director of Gonzaga University's Northwest Indian Education Technical Assistance Center Three.
The Center provided technical assistance and training to 200 school districts in 7 western states.
Raymond has been with the Gonzaga University since 1988.
Prior to coming to Gonzaga University
served as the Administrative Director for the Coeur 'D Alene Tribe of Idaho.
He has 28 years of experience in Indian Education and professional development training.
has conducted hundreds of training and technical assistance seminars throughout the United States and Canada.
areas of scholarship and expertise are institutional diversity planning, implementation and evaluation, optimizing organizational performance through intercultural competence and multicultural literacy, human development and learning, leadership development and cultural pedagogy.
Dr. Reyes is a certified administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), a valid and reliable assessment instrument that measures both individual and group intercultural competence.
has delivered workshops and seminars addressing the following topics: multicultural education; emotional intelligence, diversity and organizational change; application of neuroscience research (brain-based learning) to the classroom; healing and recovery (alcohol and drug education); cultural competency in counseling psychology; working with at-risk youth; Ignatian spirituality and leadership development; Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligence; talented and gifted program development; team building using laughter, humor and play; organizational development issues (strategic planning) and numerous other topics addressing culturally related academic needs.
is the proud father of a sixteen-year old son, a thirteen-year old daughter and a six old son.
These three angels are the master teachers in his
life who offer the critical lessons on what it means to be human.
In 1996 he
was awarded the Eugene T. Carothers Human Relations Award for outstanding service in the fields of human rights and human relations by the National School Public Relations Association
In 1999, Gonzaga University named Raymond the Tucker Memorial Lecturer and he delivered a presentation on organizational mission at a Jesuit University entitled: "Hope: Spirit of the Hive for Soul's Journey Through Organizational Life.