Faculty

Michelle Dennis, Ph.D. 
Chair, Department of Applied Pyschology 
Program Director, M.A., Industrial Organizational Psychology

Michelle Dennis, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Applied Pyschology
Program Director, M.A., Industrial Organizational Psychology

Ph.D. 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 DiMattero-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