M. Coomber, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Management & Organization
Associate Director, QUEST Honors Program
4521 Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1815
Nicole Coomber is the Associate Director for the QUEST Honors Program and on
the faculty in the Management & Organization area at the Robert H. Smith School
of Business. As Associate Director, Dr. Coomber serves as Managing Director for
the QUEST entrepreneurship program, QUESTgen, is one of the teaching team for
BMGT/ENES 490H, and aids in QUEST’s efforts in designing learning outcomes and
assessments. Dr. Coomber completed her PhD in Education Policy and Leadership in
May of 2012 at the University of Maryland’s College of Education. Her research
interests include leadership, team dynamics, and experiential learning. Dr.
Coomber teaches a variety of course outside of QUEST, including Manging People
and Organizations, Leadership in Action, Non-Profit Consulting, and
Cross-Cultural Challenges in Business. Before joining the faculty at Smith, she
worked with the QUEST program as Assistant Director, leading efforts in
curriculum and corporate development.