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Dr. Patricia A. D’Urso is a native of Pennsylvania and has worked in academe since 1970. Pat earned a Ph.D., in Adult Education with a cognate in research and measurement (stats) at the University of South Florida. She earned a Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in management from Penn State, A Master’s of Science in Psychology from the University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations with an economics minor from the State University of New York at Cortland. She holds a Supervision Certification from Cornell University, a Green Belt in Six Sigma from Villanova University, and has completed the course work for the Black Belt certification through the American Society of Quality.
Pat is a linear analyst, teaches doctoral students in research and measurement, organizational behavior and development, and leadership courses at two for-profit universities. Her personal research topics include trust and respect in the workplace and communication, motivation and brain wiring. She consults with organizational clients on statistical analyses, and enjoys most her work with the doctoral students she chairs and serves as committee member, master methodologist, or as teaching faculty. Pat is a member of the Diversity Research Hub at the University of Phoenix.
To reach Dr. Pat D’Urso for information on her research topics of interest or questions regarding the doctoral journey, please contact her at http://Dursoconsultancy.com or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org