College of Arts and Sciences Faculty & Staff
An expert on workplace romance and dual-earner couples, Dr. Baker’s research interests also include reading motivation, teacher mentoring, and reducing criminal recidivism for probationers with mental illness.
An expert in performance management and worker well-being, Dr. L’Heureux networks with practitioners to bring emerging industrial/organizational and HR issues to her classroom and to connect students to internships.
Distinguished Lecturer; Coordinator, Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
A consulting social psychologist with three decades of experience, Dr. Marcus is an expert on leadership and team development, group mediation, and developing a global community. He was a co-editor for The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice.
An expert in alternative forms of dispute resolution and restorative justice and their impact on the justice system, Professor Morris is an attorney, mediator, and author of a forthcoming textbook on restorative justice.
Assistant Chair of Criminal Justice
A former chief of the New Haven Fire Department, Professor O’Connor is an attorney, an ordained deacon and campus chaplain. His research focuses on ethics in the criminal justice system.
Director, Legal Studies
A graduate of Yale and Columbia Law School, Prof. Rodriguez previously spent 13 years as part of the corporate counsel at Exxon Mobil, where he was involved in divestment projects, environmental compliance, and antitrust investigations.
Executive Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
A widely published national expert on leadership development, gender bias in the workplace, job stress, and workplace humor, Dr. Sidle consults with organizations on managerial selection, the building of high performance teams, and strategic goals.
University Accreditation & Assessment Officer
An organizational development consultant with expertise in market research and departmental mergers, Dr. Simerson’s research interests include procedural justice, organizational ethics, and spirituality in the workplace.
Practitioners In Residence
Practitioner in Residence
Author of The Triple-Soy Decaf-Latte Era, which has been called a mini MBA for the 21st century,” and co-founder of the Center for Leadership Studies, Prof. Bhatt has 25 years of experience as a corporate consultant with clients including Pfizer, Facebook, and American Express.
Practitioner in Residence
Assistant Director of Writing Across the Curriculum
An experimental psychologist, Dr. Gresham’s areas of specialization are cognition and development with a focus on the role of attention in problem solving. She is in the process of writing her first book: The Traveling Brain.
An expert on the ethical challenges faced by program evaluators in health, education, and criminal justice, Dr. Morris wrote the first national study on this topic and is the author of Evaluation Ethics for Best Practices: Cases and Commentaries.