ThirstyDr. Cheryl, affectionately known to her students as “Doc C”, offers nearly 15 years of university level teaching experience with a range of teaching expertise to include courses in leadership, management, organizational behavior, critical thinking, cultural diversity, business communication, and ethics.

Dr. C began her teaching career while stationed with her husband at Yokota AFB in Tokyo, Japan. She taught English to Japanese nationals ranging in age from 4 yrs to 65 yrs in a variety of academic settings. After transferring back to the United States., she completed her Masters Degree in International Relations and soon thereafter began teaching online and on ground within academia in the U.S. collegiate system. She completed her doctoral journey to include a Doctorate of management (D.M) degree in Organizational Leadership where she currently resides as faculty with the following universities  to include: University of Phoenix (UoPX), The University of the Rockies, Embry-Riddle University (ERAU), Walden University, and Grand Canyon University.

January, 28, 2016: Dr. Cheryl Lentz named Faculty of the Year
Walden University: DBA Contributing Faculty




Dr CDr. C believes in the importance of the facilitator model where a practitioner must currently practice within their field of expertise, offering current teaching methods (andragogy: adult learning) and experience within the complexity of the wonders of the global world. Focusing on Socractic questioning and the method of induction, the basis of Dr. C’s teaching strategy is to serve the needs of her students using a servant leadership model.

For her students:

See already therePlease visit my blog for all updates, links, and video transcripts!

The Refractive Thinker® Blog

Please visit the following video for my military students for tips for developing an academic writing voice–just for you!

Military Student Writing Tips

Please visit the following videos for my graduate and doctoral students for a 5-part series: TIPS: How to Craft and Draft an Effective Doctoral Dissertation or Graduate Thesis.

Dissertation Writing Series: Chapter 1: Introduction
Dissertation Writing Series: Chapter 2: Literature Review
Dissertation Writing Series: Chapter 3: Methodology
Dissertation Writing Series: Chapter 4: Findings and Analysis
Dissertation Writing Series: Chapter 5: Conclusion

Please visit the following videos for my graduate and doctoral students for tips for effective academic writing.

Tips for Effective Graduate Writing Within APA Format Style
Tips for Academic Writing Fundamentals by Dr. Cheryl A. Lentz

Feel free to find other additional teaching videos at my YouTube Channel from How to Create Effective SynthesisPowerPoint Presentations to How to Avoid Passive voice.



Emerging Technologies:

Fish where the fish are! Students are spending much of their time on social media.  So—bring the classroom to them?  Join me for further classes to learn how to integrate a Secret Group Discussion on Facebook, using Twitter to microblog announcements, and videos on my YouTube Channel ( to improve writing!

Ask me how?

Walden University: Faculty of the Year Excellence Award for the College of Management and Technology in the DBA program

Need additional help? Feel free to email Dr. Cheryl at


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