Dr. Angela Passarelli is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management & Marketing at the College of Charleston, SC. Her research focuses on how developmental relationships support behavior change, particularly in the context of leader development. She draws on neuroscience and psychophysiology to explore the implicit dynamics of these relationships. Her research has been supported by grants from the Harnisch Foundation at the Harvard Institute of Coaching, as well as the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Her work has been published in various journals including the Academy of Management Learning & Education, Leadership Quarterly, Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, and the Journal of Experiential Education.
Angela has significant experience designing and delivering leadership development programs in both corporate and educational contexts. As a consultant and executive coach, she has worked with organizations in the healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and education industries to increase the vitality of their leadership systems. Prior to pursuing her doctorate, she was responsible for undergraduate and graduate leadership development programs at Elon University and Texas A&M University.
Angela has taught courses and non-degree programs on leadership, organizational behavior, and experiential learning for graduate, undergraduate, and executive learners. She is a member of the Academy of Management, the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and serves on the Scientific Advisory Council of the Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School.
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