Wellford (Buzz) Wilms
Moore Hall 2005B
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521

P: (424) 234-1463
E: wilms@gseis.ucla.edu

Wellford (Buzz) Wilms

Professor Emeritus


Ph.D., Education, UC Berkeley, 1973

Teaching & Research Interests

  • Organizational change and the diffusion of ideas from one sector to another
  • Using action research to foster broad participation within organizations
  • Rebuilding social fabric at the local level to sustain positive changes
  • Using mediation to resolve conflicts

Select Publications

Wellford W. Wilms, “Taking Back our Schools – and Fixing Them”, View Complete Publication), April 20, 2006

Wellford W. Wilms, Altering the Structure and Culture of American Schooling,î Phi Delta Kappan, April 2003. (View Complete Publication)

Wellford W. Wilms, Warren H. Schmidt, and Alex J. Norman, To Protect and to Serve, University of California, Los Angeles, November 19, 2002.(View Complete Publication, size: 504KB)

Wellford W. Wilms and Deone M. Zell, Awakening the Academy: A time for new leadership, Anker Publishing Company, Bolton, Massachusetts, 2002.(View Complete Publication)

Wilms,W.W., Teruya, C., and Walpole, M. Fiscal Reform at UCLA: The Clash of Accountability and Academic Freedom, Change, September/October 1997. (View Complete Publication, size: 51 KB)