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Paula Holanchock

Paula Holanchock

Assistant Professor

Department

Research, Professional and Creative Activity

Areas of Research

Gender-Based Violence
Women and Leadership
Spirituality and decision making
Social Entrepreneurship
Circularity
Sustainability

Professional Profile

Assistant Professor of Business Administration; Social Entrepreneurship Program Director

Paula Holanchock is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Social Entrepreneurship Program Director at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. Paula encourages socially and environmentally conscious entrepreneurs and business leaders to consider a circular economic approach that embraces the triple bottom line. She inspires compassionate and conscious leaders to create prosperous and inclusive ‘life economies’ through spiritual decision-making, embodying conscious leadership for systems change, regeneration, and organizational renewal.

Paula earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and has a Master’s Degree in International Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Women, Gender, Spirituality, and Social Justice. Paula will also complete her Ph.D. in Religion with a focus on Women’s Spirituality in fall 2022. Her academic research explores women, gender, spirituality, gender-based violence, and environmental and social justice.

Education

Ph.D.- Religion with a focus on Women’s Spirituality (Fall 2022)
California Institute of Integral Studies San Francisco, CA

Masters of Women, Gender, Spirituality, and Social Justice
California Institute of Integral Studies San Francisco, CA

Masters of International Business Administration Degree (MIBA)
Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Business Administration with a Minor in Advertising
Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

Teaching and Related Service

Paula Holanchock is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration and is the program director for the Social Entrepreneurship Major.  Her primary areas of teaching are management and entrepreneurship. Paula joined the Department of Business Administration at Flagler College in 2001 and since that time has taught over 17 different courses. In addition to her teaching and service to the College, Paula is active in the local community as a business consultant as well as an active community volunteer.