Faculty

"My goal is to assist in the training and development of agents of social change who will impact the implementation of socially just practices within their communities."  
-Michelle Dennis, Ph.D. 
 

"My goal is to assist in the training and development of agents of social change who will impact the implementation of socially just practices within their communities."
-Michelle Dennis, Ph.D.
 

M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program Faculty
 

Michelle Dennis, Ph.D., MATD
Chair, Department of Leadership and Applied Psychology

Education: Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; MATD, Training and Development, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL 
Specializations and Research Interests: Coaching; Statistical analysis; Research; Educational administration; Leadership development; Interpersonal styles; Personality assessment; Instructional methods; Student engagement

Donna DiMatteo-Gibson, Ph.D.
Director of I/O Programs

Education: Ph.D., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Aliant International University, San Diego, California 
Specializations and Research Interests: Program evaluation; Organizational effectiveness; Motivation; Leadership; Education; Training and development
Selected Research Contributions

  • DiMatteo-Gibson, D. (2014). Interactive online course development. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 1, 284-286.
  • DiMatteo-Gibson, D. (2013). Best practices in developing rubrics for online courses. World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, 1, 67–70

 

Dr. Susan Adams
Program Faculty

Education: Ph.D., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Specializations and Research Interests: Leadership Consulting; Communication frequency and leader emergence; Groups and teams; Communication

Dr. Chuks Agada
Program Faculty

Education
: Ph.D., Organizational Business Management, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN
Specializations and Research Interests: Talent acquisition; Leadership and training; Consulting; Job attributes and turnover; Blogging and digital identity

Dr. Jay Colker

Program Faculty

Education: D.M., Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Specializations and Research Interests: Leadership; Consulting; Management; Organizational development; Adlerian Theory

Dr. Samantha Coleman
Program Faculty

Education: Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL
Specializations and Research Interests: Creative leadership; Executive Coaching; Consulting

Dr. Michael Garber
Program Faculty

Education: Ph.D., Organizational Development, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
Specializations and Research Interests: Leadership; Organizational development; Consulting; 
Training and development; Leadership 

Dr. Kelli Hogg
Program Faculty

Education: Psy.D., Business Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL
Specializations and Research Interests: Leadership; Talent acquisition; Talent management; Consulting; Training; Strategic corporate responsibility; Leadership assessment; Talent management

Dr. Amy Preiss 
Program Faculty

Education
: Ph.D., Counselor Education, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Specializations and Research Interests: Organizational consulting; Training and development; Global leadership; Problem solving; Adlerian theory

Dr. Delinda Terry
Program Faculty

Education: Ph.D., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN
Specializations and Research Interests: Organizational assessment; statistical analysis; Evaluation and professional growth; Cooperative groups