Dr. Brennan currently holds the position of Professor of Management at Lehigh University in the College of Business. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the fields of Organization Behavior, Strategic Management in the Global Environment, Leadership, and Human Resource Management. In 2018, he received the Lehigh Business Teaching Excellence Award for undergraduates; in 2019, he was the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award for the 1MBA program. Dr. Brennan is the former Dean of the Wescoe School for Professional Studies at Muhlenberg College. He also held the positions of Director of Organization Development and Director of Human Resources/Labor Relations in the corporate sector.
International consulting includes facilitating leadership training workshops in Asia, South America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe for USAID and the U.S. Department of Energy. Since 2016, he has served as a member of the steering team for the Civilian-Military Humanitarian Disaster Response Initiative, a project co-sponsored by the United Nations, the U.S. Naval War College, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. The purpose of this international coalition is to develop a framework that enhances greater cooperation, coordination, and integration between the wide variety of agencies who respond to large scale human emergencies.