Dr. Nicholas Dimmitt
Dr. Nicholas Dimmitt Associate Professor
Bio
Education
Technical Areas
Research Interests
Bio

Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Nicholas Dimmitt was a faculty member at the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand for 16 years before joining Khalifa University in 2011. He has been selected to an Ambassador for the UAE/Stanford Innovation & Entrepreneurship National Curriculum Project and has completed a number of I&E Professional Development courses at Stanford.

Education
  • PhD, University of Southern California, 1994
  • M.A., San Francisco State University, 1985
  • B.A., San Francisco State University, 1983
Technical Areas

Dr. Dimmitt has taught a wide range of courses at Khalifa University at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. These include Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Leadership Communication with Design Thinking; Scientific and Technical Writing; English Communication I; Business Communications; Communication for Research and Teaching; and Public Speaking.

Research Interests

Dr. Dimmitt’s research interests and activities include pedagogical approaches for innovation and creativity; action research for educational change; ethnographic approaches to educational research; and project based learning to develop critical thinking skills.