Gary Nelson

Gary M. Nelson, DSW is Director of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Jordan Institute for Families at the University of North Carolina School of Social Work at Chapel Hill. He is also the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy. Areas of interest and expertise include leadership development, large system and community engagement change methods, social innovation, social entrepreneurship and sustainable development as they enhance democratic self-governing systems and contribute to the solving of complex, wicked problems in society.