My teaching and research focuses on the psychology of leadership and mentoring. I teach courses in interpersonal and organizational psychology, such as Psychology of Leadership and Psychology of Happiness.
These interests have been influenced by working more than two decades with talented individuals.
This site helps organize my research assistants in our lab and provides links to my work.
Areas of specialization
Mentoring; Coaching; Leadership Development
Previous Academic Appointments
Previous Administrative Appointments
1997-2007 Director, Park Scholarships, NC State University
1994-1996 Director, Alumni Affairs, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
1992-1994 Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions, NC State University
PhD, Psychology, NC State University. Dissertation: Mentoring and Talent Development: Doctoral Advisors and Their Proteges (adv. D.O. Gray)
MS, Human Development and Family Studies, University of NC at Greensboro. Thesis: Effect of Work on High School Academic Achievement
BA, Psychology, NC State University with honors; French minor, certificate in human resources. Study at St. Benet’s Hall,Oxford University, England and at Cavilam Institute,Vichy, France. Student Commencement speaker.