Senior Leadership Profle
Dr. Joyce E. A.
Distinguished Tyser Teaching
and Senior Executive Education
Ph.D., The University of
4508 Van Munching Hall
Phone: (301) 405-8146
Dr. Russell is a licensed Industrial and Organizational Psychologist and has
over 25 years of experience consulting with both private and public sector organizations.
Her expertise is primarily in the areas of leadership and management development,
negotiation tactics, executive coaching, training, career development, work teams,
and change management. Some of her clients have included: Lockheed Martin, Marriott,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Institute of Health, Frito-Lay, Quaker Oats,
M&M Mars, ALCOA, Entergy, Yodlee, Black & Decker, Boeing Corporation, Hughes Network
Systems, McCormick, Nextel, Tennessee Valley Authority, State of Tennessee, Bell-South,
L.M. Berry & Company, Bryce Corporation, among others.
Dr. Russell developed the Executive Coaching Program for the EMBA
program at The University of Maryland and at The University of Tennessee. As the
Director of both Coaching programs, she has provided executive coaching for hundreds
of executives over the past decades as well as selected and trained numerous executive
She was named vice dean in 2012 and is a Ralph J. Tyser Distinguished Teaching Fellow and a
Senior Executive Education Fellow in the Robert H. Smith School of Business
at the University of Maryland. Since joining the UM faculty, she has consistently
been honored for being one of the outstanding (Top 15%) Teachers. She is
also the only Smith School faculty that has been selected three times
for the Allen J. Krowe Award for Teaching Excellence given for Outstanding
Teaching among tenured, tenure-track, and teaching professors.
Prior to joining UM, she was a tenured full Professor in the College of Business
Administration at The University of Tennessee. At UT, she received numerous teaching
and research awards from students and faculty for her work with Executive MBAs,
MBAs, doctoral students, and undergraduates. Some of them include: The University
of Tennessee National Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award, the
College of Business Administration’s John B. Ross Award for Outstanding Teaching
among senior, tenured professors, the Tennessee Organization of MBAs
Outstanding Teaching Award, the UT Chancellor’s Award for Excellence
in Team Development and Team Teaching of the Integrated MBA Curriculum,
and the College of Business Administration’s William B. Stokely Research/Teaching
Scholar Award, among others.
Dr. Russell has successfully taught in Executive Development programs, EMBA,
MBA, PhD, and undergraduate programs. She has published over 50 articles, books,
or book chapters and has presented her research at national and regional conferences.
She served as the Associate Editor for the Journal of Vocational Behavior,
and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology,
Human Resource Management Review, and Performance Improvement
Quarterly. She is an active member of the Academy of Management, American
Psychological Association, American Society for Training and Development, Society
for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, and the Society for Human Resource Management.
She received her PhD and M.A. degrees in Industrial & Organizational Psychology
from The University of Akron, Ohio and her B.A. degree in Psychology/Business from
Loyola College in Maryland.
Russell, J. E. A. (2008).
Promoting subjective well-being at work.
Journal of Career Assessment,
16 (1), 117-131.
McManus, S. E., & Russell, J. E. A.
(2007). Peer mentoring relationships. In
Ragins, B. R. & Kram, K. E. (Eds). The
handbook of mentoring at work: Theory,
research, and practice. Thousand Oaks,
CA: Sage. (pp. 273-298)
Russell, J. E. A., & Redman, D.
W. (2006). Technology and careers. In J.
H. Greenhaus & G. A. Callanan (Eds.),
(2006). Encyclopedia of career
development (pp. 796-804). Thousand
Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Russell, J. E. A. (2005).
Mentoring. In C Spielberger (Ed.),
Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology
(pp. 609-616). Oxford: Elsevier, Ltd.
Russell, J. E. A. (2003).
Introduction: Technology and careers.
Journal of Vocational Behavior,
63 (2), 153-158.
Honors and Awards