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

Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. 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 as 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
  • MA, San Francisco State University, 1985
  • BA, San Francisco State University, 1983
Teaching Areas
  • Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership Communication with Design Thinking
  • Scientific and Technical Writing
  • English Communication I
  • Business Communications
  • Communication for Research and Teaching
  • Public Speaking
Research Interests
  • Pedagogical approaches for innovation and creativity
  • Action research for educational change
  • Ethnographic approaches to educational research
  • Project-based learning to develop critical thinking skills