Mary and Richard Mansfield

Course Leader Bio

Richard and Mary Mansfield have developed and delivered many courses at LLAIC – most recently on these topics: Justice and Morality; Why We’re Polarized, and The Case for Optimism.

Richard was a management consultant for more than 30 years, and much of his consulting work focused on identifying and measuring the skills and traits needed for effectiveness in leadership jobs.  In his first career he was a university professor of human development and published in the area of scientific creativity.

Mary has devoted most of her career to education—as a teacher, a reading specialist, a consultant on the teaching of reading, an editor of children’s textbooks, a career management consultant, a college admissions officer, and an educational placement consultant.