Dr. Arthur (Ray) McCrory, founder and CEO of Global Leadership Map, received his Ph.D. from the University of South Florida (USF) in Adult Education. Ray was a commissioned officer in the United States Navy and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Eastern Europe. He lived abroad for over a decade, coordinating training and community development projects in Central and South America; and Western and Eastern Europe, where he established a successful entrepreneurial client base for executive communication coaching and language training. His extensive international experience informs his research agenda into leadership development in aglobal context, cross-cultural communication, program evaluation, and talent development.
Ray received a two-year fellowship from the USF Graduate School Doctoral Student Leadership Institute. He has presented his research in global leadership multiple times at the Commission for International Adult Education (CIAE), and the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) conference. He has published articles in international peer reviewed journals, as well as co-authored a book chapter on an evaluation of a community/school partnership program. Ray also teaches multiple courses at USF and developed the global leadership course for the university.
Global Leadership Map is a non-profit learning organization with the mission to reach every willing learner who wants to expand his or her global mindset and discover leadership potential from a global perspective, from every point on the planet.