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 Organizational Leadership
 

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

Dr. Marianne Cabrera
Program Director and Core Faculty

Education: Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Specializations and Research Interests: Minority women in leadership roles; International leadership; Millennial workforce in leadership roles

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. Samantha Coleman
Core 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. James Halbert
Program Faculty

Education: Ph.D., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Capella University
Specializations and Research Interests: Well-being of health-care providers; Interprofessional collaboration

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