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Sonja Frazier

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Sonja Frazier, M.S.
Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning
College of Engineering
Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-2070


Educational Background:

Ms. Sonja Frazier is a doctoral candidate with a concentration in Organizational Psychology at Walden University. She received a Master of Science in Instructional and Performance Technology from Boise State University and a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Professional Experience:

Ms. Frazier has led an accomplished professional career. Since 2008, she has been employed with the Department of Homeland Security where she has served in various senior leadership roles. In her most recent position, she was the principle architect and authority for the Agency’s Diversity and Inclusion Program.

Prior to this assignment, Ms. Frazier was the Director of the National Protection and Programs Directorate’s Office of Professional Development and Training where she provided centralized leadership and strategic direction of the Agency’s education, training and development programs.

Previously she was the Acting Deputy Chief Learning Officer for the Department of Homeland Security. She was responsible the formulation of short-range and long-term strategic goals and objectives for the Department’s training programs and activities for 250,000 employees and 22 component agencies.

Ms. Frazier worked for the United States Navy as a Human Performance Consultant. She has led Human Performance Technologist on projects to improve learning and performance through assessments, consultation, intervention strategies, evaluation and change management.

In addition, Ms. Frazier was an Adjunct Professor for Southern Illinois University Carbondale in the Department of Workforce Education and Development. The courses she taught were: Curriculum Development & Occupational Analysis and Assessment of Learner Performance.


OPWL 516 Foundations of Professional Development
OPWL 597 Special Topics: Foundations of Professional Development