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Notable Faculty

Every member of Capella's Nursing faculty has a doctoral degree, combined with leadership experience and a background in frontline nursing. Many members have served as leaders of regional, national and international organizations including major hospitals, health care and legal nurse consulting, care providers, pharmaceutical companies, public health care organizations, and Veterans Administration.

Charles Lorbeer, PhD, LICSW (MA), LCSW (GA)

Faculty Chair

Charles Lorbeer serves as the Faculty Chair for the Master of Nonprofit Management Leadership and PhD in Nonprofit programs. He earned a PhD in Administration from Walden University and an MSW in Clinical Social Work from Florida State University. He has more than 25 years of experience in the human services field, and has worked as a social worker, psychotherapist, child protective supervisor, hospital department director, human service administrator, and CEO of a children's agency. Dr. Lorbeer joined Capella in 2001 as a faculty member, and became a faculty chair in 2006. He has also served as a faculty member for the Salem State College Graduate School of Social Work, and as a field instructor for Boston University, Salem State College, Springfield College, and Middlesex Community College.