Daniel J. Pesut, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing
Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing
Director, Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership
Katherine R. and C. Walton Lillehei Chair in Nursing Leadership
PhD, University of Michigan (Clinical Nursing Research), 1984
MSN, University of Texas Health Science Center (Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing), 1977
BSN, Northern Illinois University, 1975
Certificate, Harvard Institute for Higher Education (Management Development), 1999;
Graduate Certificate, Fielding Graduate University (Integral Studies), 2008;
Core Mediation Certificate, Colorado State University, 2008;
Certificate, Hudson Institute (Coach Intensive Training), 2011
Population Health and Systems
Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership
Brody, A. A., Farley, J. E., Gillespie, G. L., Hickman, R., Hodges, E. A., Lyder, C., ... & Pesut, D. J. (2017). Diversity dynamics: Issues and strategies to create positive organizations: The experience of male Robert Wood Johnson Foundation nurse faculty scholars. Nursing Outlook. Volume 65, Issue 3, May–June 2017, Pages 278–288 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2017.02.004
Gillespie, G. L., Gakumo, C. A., Von Ah, D., Pesut, D. J., Gonzalez-Guarda, R. M., & Thomas, T. (2018). A summative evaluation of productivity and accomplishments of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program participants. Journal of Professional Nursing, 34(4), 289-295.
Kuiper, Ruthanne, O’Donnell, Sandy, Pesut, Daniel, & Turnise, Stephanie, (2017). The Essentials of Clinical Reasoning for Nurses: Using the Outcome - Present State - Test Model for reflective Practice, Sigma Theta Tau International Press: Indianapolis, Indiana.
Pesut, Daniel. (2019). Nursing Foresight Leadership. University of Minnesota School of Nursing Katharine J Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://hdl.handle.net/11299/
Pesut, DJ (2018). Foresight Leadership: The Future of Nursing and Health https://www.linkedin.com/in/
Pesut, DJ (2018). The Time Paradox and Foresight Leadership https://www.linkedin.com/
Pesut, DJ. (2018). What the Future Holds for You Depends on what you Hold for the Future https://www.linkedin.com/
Pesut, D. J., & Thompson, S. A. (2018). Nursing leadership in academic nursing: The wisdom of development and the development of wisdom. Journal of Professional Nursing, 34(2), 122-127.
Pesut, DJ. (2017). An introduction to integral philosophy and theory: Implications for quality and safety. Chapter 14, Pages 315-331, In Gwen Sherwood and Sara Horton-Deutsch (Eds.)Reflective practice: Transforming education and improving outcomes Second edition. Sigma Theta Tau International Press, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Pesut, DJ. (2017). Reflecting as a team: Issues to consider in Interprofessional practice. Chapter 15, Pages 331-354, In Gwen Sherwood and Sara Horton-Deutsch (Eds.) Reflective practice: Transforming education and improving outcomes Second edition. Sigma Theta Tau International Press, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Allison-Napolitano, Elle & Pesut Daniel J. (2015) Bounce Forward: The Extraordinary Resilience of Nurse Leadership, American Nurses Association, Silver Springs, Maryland.
Linderman, A., Pesut, D. & Disch, J. (2015). Sensemaking and knowledge transfer: Capturing the knowledge and wisdom of nursing leaders, Journal of Professional Nursing, doi: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2015.02.004
Pesut, Daniel (2015). Avoiding derailment: Leadership strategies for identity, reputation and legacy management, Chapter 19 pages 251-261, In John Daly, Sandra Speedy and Debra Jackson (Eds). Leadership & Nursing Contemporary Perspectives, Second edition, Churchill Livingston, Elsevier, Australia.
Pesut, Daniel & Thompson, Sarah. (2015). Leadership and reflective practice: Leadership agility designed to create the future pages 339-359, In Gwen D. Sherwood and Sara Horton-Deutsch (Eds.) Reflective organizations: On the frontlines of QSEN and reflective practice implementation. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.
Erler, C, Edwards, N, Ritchey, E, Sands, L, Pesut, DJ, Sands, L and Wu, J. (2013). Perceived patient safety culture in a critical care transport program. Air Medical Journal, 32(4), 208-215.
Meek, Julie, Riner, MB, Pesut, DJ, Runshe, D, and Allman, E. (2013). A pilot study evaluation of student reflective thinking in a doctor of nursing practice program. Journal of Nursing Education, Practice and Research, 3(8), 82-91.
Pesut, D. (2013). Creativity and innovation: Thought and action, Creative Nursing, 19(3), 114-121.
Pesut, DJ. (2013) Evolving awareness, Chapter 10 pages 181-202 In Christopher Coleman (Ed). Man up: A practical guide for men in nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International Indianapolis, Indiana.
Pesut, D. (2013). The Innovation Equation: Building Creativity and Risk Taking in Your Organization by Jacqueline Byrd and Paul Brown, Creative Nursing, 19(3), 164-165.
Pesut, D (2012). Transforming inquiry and action in interdisciplinary health professions education: A blue-print for action, Interdisciplinary Studies Journal, Vol 1, No.4, 53-63.
Pesut, DJ (2012). Self-Renewal, pages 337-338, In H. Feldman et al. (Eds.) Nursing Leadership: A concise encyclopedia, Springer, NY.
Pesut, DJ (2012). Emotional Intelligence pages 132-133, In H. Feldman et al. (Eds.) Nursing Leadership: A concise encyclopedia, Springer, NY.
Pesut, DJ, Horton-Deutsch, S, Sherwood, G. (2012). Chapter 15 pages 283-289: Creating the Future of Nursing through Appreciation, Influence, and control (AIC) Leadership. In Gwen Sherwood and Sara Horton- Deutsch (Eds.) Reflective Practice: A Framework for Engaging Learners in Education and Practice, Sigma Theta Tau International Press, Indianapolis, In.
Pesut, DJ (May 2012). Chapter 13 pages 247-264: An introduction to integral philosophy and theory: implications for quality and safety. In Gwen Sherwood and Sara Horton-Deutsch (Eds.) Reflective Practice: A Framework for Engaging Learners in Education and Practice, Sigma Theta Tau International Press, Indianapolis, In.
Pesut, DJ (May 2012). Chapter 14 pages 265-282: Reflecting as a team: Issues to consider in interprofessional practice. In Gwen Sherwood and Sara Horton-Deutsch (Eds.) Reflective Practice: A Framework for Engaging Learners in Education and Practice, Sigma Theta Tau International Press, Indianapolis, In.
Broome, M, Halstead, J, Pesut, D., Boland, D. (2011). Evaluation of a Distance Accessible PhD Program, Journal of Professional Nursing, 27, (2), 69-77.
Jones, J., Schilling, K., Pesut, D. (2011). Barriers and Benefits Associated with Nurses Information Seeking Related to Patient Education Needs on Clinical Nursing Units. The Open Nursing Journal 5, 24-30.
Cullen, D. Stiffler, D., Settles, J., Pesut, DJ (2010). A data base for nurse practitioner clinical education. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, Vol 28, No.1 January-February 2010, 20-31
Pesut, DJ & Pesut, EZ (2010). Future forces affecting 21st century health professions education: Mastering the knowledge, skills, and abilities to support 21st century learning. Chapter 13 pages 198-228, In Linda Caputi (Ed). Teaching Nursing: The Art and Science Second Edition, Volume 1, College of Dupage Press, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
Kuiper, Ruth Anne, Pesut, Daniel, Kautz, Donald (2009). Promoting the self-regulation of clinical reasoning skills in nursing students. The Open Nursing Journal, 2009, 3, 76-85.
Clancy, Thomas, Effken, Judith and Pesut, Daniel (2008). Applications of complex systems theory in nursing education, research and practice, Nursing Outlook, 56(5), 248-256.*
Pesut, DJ (2008). Thoughts on thinking with complexity in mind. In Claire Lindberg, Sue Nash and Curt Lindberg (Eds.) On the edge: Nursing in the age of complexity, pages 211-238. Plexus Press, Bordentown, NJ.
Pesut, DJ (2008). The wisdom of renewal. American Nurse Today, 3(7), 34-36.*
Pesut, DJ (2008; 2012). Change, pages 74-75 In H. Feldman et al. (Eds.) Nursing Leadership: A concise encyclopedia, Springer, NY.
Pesut, DJ (2008; 2012). Complexity and Chaos, pages 90-91, In H. Feldman et al (Eds.) Nursing Leadership: A concise encyclopedia, Springer, NY.
Pesut, DJ (2008; 2012). Strategic Planning, pages 352-353, In H. Feldman et al. (Eds.) Nursing Leadership: A concise encyclopedia, Springer, NY.
Pesut, DJ(2008; 2012). Change agent and change agent strategies, pages 75-77, In H. Feldman et al. (Eds) Nursing Leadership: A concise encyclopedia, Springer, NY.
Pesut, DJ. Kuiper, RA, Fesnedo Espinosa, C. (2007) Network weaving: A story about collegial interest in the teaching and learning of clinical reasoning in nursing. Pages 218-225, In Sharon Weinstein & Ann Marie t. Brooks (Eds). Nursing without borders: Values, wisdom, success markers, Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, Indianapolis, In.
Pesut, DJ (2007). Leadership: How to achieve success in nursing organizations, Chapter 8, 153-168, In Chad O’Lynn and Russell Tranbarger ( Eds). Men in nursing: History, challenges and opportunities. Springer Publishing, NY.
Pesut, DJ(2007). The art, science and complexity of clinical reasoning. Invited Keynote presentation in the Conference Proceedings of the 6th European Conference of ACENDIO, Nursing Communication in Multidisciplinary Practice. Pages 33-37, Oud Consultancy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands *
Baker, C., Pesut, D. McDaniel, A., Fisher, M (2007). Evaluating the impact of problem-based learning on learning styles of master’s students in nursing administration. Journal of Professional Nursing, Vol 23, 4, 214-219. *
Baker, C., McDaniel, A. Pesut, D. Fisher, M (2007). Learning Skills Profiles of Master’s Students in Nursing Administration: Assessing the Impact of Problem-Based Learning. Nursing Education Perspectives Vol 28, N0 4, 190-195.*
Moody, R, Horton-Deutsch, S., Pesut, D. J. (2007). Appreciative inquiry for leading in complex systems: Supporting the transformation of academic nursing culture. Journal of Nursing Education, Vol 46, No. 7, 319-324.*
Pesut, DJ (2006). 21st Century Nursing Knowledge Work: Reasoning into the Future (pages 13-23) In Charlotte Weaver, Connie White Delaney, Patrick Weber, Robyn Carr (Eds) Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Practice, Trends and the Future. Health Care Information and Management Systems Society, (HIMSS), Chicago, IL.
Moody, R. Pesut, Daniel and Harrington, Charles (2006) Creating safety culture on nursing units: human performance and organizational system factors that make a difference. Journal of Patient Safety. 2(4):198-206*
Kautz, D., Kuiper, R., Pesut, D., Williams, R. (2006). Using NANDA, NIC and NOC language for clinical reasoning with the Outcome –Present State- Test Model, International Journal of Nursing Terminologies and Classification, Vol. 17, No. 3-4, July – December, 129-138.*
Moody, R.C. & Pesut, D.J (2006). “The Motivation to Care: Application and Extension of Motivation Theory to Professional Nursing Work”. Journal of Health, Organization, and Management, Vol. 20 No. 1, 15-48, Emerald Group Publishing Limited. *
Kautz, D., Kuiper, R., Pesut, D., Knight-Brown, P., Daneker, D. (2005) Promoting clinical reasoning in undergraduate nursing students: Application and evaluation of the outcome present state test (OPT) model of clinical reasoning. International Journal of Nursing Scholarship.2:1, 1-21.*http:// www.bepress.com/ijnes/vol2/iss1/art1/
Pesut, D (2004). Epilogue: Toward the Future. In Linda Haynes, Howard Butcher and Teresa Boese Nursing in Contemporary Society: Issues, Trends, and transitions to practice. Prentice Hall, NJ.
Pesut, D (2004). Reflective clinical reasoning the development of practical intelligence as a source of power. Chapter 7, pages 146-162, in Linda Haynes, Howard Butcher and Teresa Boese Nursing in Contemporary Society: Issues, Trends, and transitions to practice. Prentice Hall, NJ.
Keefe, Maureen & Pesut, Daniel (2004). Appreciative inquiry and leadership transitions. Journal of Professional Nursing, 20 (2), 103-109. *
Pesut, D. (2004). Create the future through renewal: Presidential call to action Reflections on Nursing Leadership Volume 30 (1), 24-25.
Pesut, D. (2004). The work of belonging. (Invited Editorial) Journal of Nursing Scholarship, First Quarter, 2004.
Kuiper, R. & Pesut, D. (2004). Promoting cognitive and metacognitive reflective learning skills in nursing practice: Self-regulated learning theory. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 45 (4), 381-391. *
Pesut, D. (2001). Healing into the future: Recreating the profession of nursing through inner work. Pages 853-865. In N. Chaska (Ed.) The Nursing profession: Tomorrow and Beyond. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
Weinrich, S., Weinrich, M., Gleaton, J., Pesut, D., Garrison, C. (2000). Effects of psychological distress on blood pressure in adolescents. Holistic Nursing Practice 15(1), 57-65*
Pesut, D. & Herman, J. (February, 1999). Clinical Reasoning: The Art and Science of Critical and Creative Thinking. New York: Delmar Publishing
Sullivan, E., Pesut, D (1999). Challenges for Nursing in Higher Education, Chapter 16, pp. 151-163, In E. Sullivan. (Ed.). Creating Nursing’s Future Issues, Opportunities and Challenges. St. Louis: Mosby.
Williams, C., Pesut, D., Boyd, M., Russell, S., Morrow, J., Head, K. (1998). Toward an integration of competencies for advanced practice mental health nursing. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 4, 48-56*.
Pesut, D., Herman, J., & Fowler, L. (1997). Toward a Revolution in Thinking: The OPT Model of Clinical Reasoning, pp. 88-92. Viewpoints Chapter 12 in J. McCloskey & H. Grace. Current Issues in Nursing. Fifth Edition. St. Louis: Mosby.
Pesut, D. (1992). Reframing: Using the positive intention behind violent and disruptive behavior (pp. 134-147). In Shirley Smoyak and D. Thomas Blair (1992). Violence and Abuse: Implications for Psychiatric Treatment, Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc.
Contributor with Land, M. et al. (1979). Nursing Procedures For the Thermally Injured, in Artz, C., Moncrief, J. and Pruitt, B., Burns: A Team Approach. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders