Vanessa Urch Druskat, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Management at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics. She conducts research in the areas of group dynamics, team leadership and team effectiveness. When she isn’t teaching or conducting research, she spends time working with teams in organizations that range from Fortune 100 Companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Kodak, and Whirlpool to non-profits like the Houston Public School System.
She has been invited to present her research at dozens of universities in locations as varied as the Harvard University Psychology Department, the Stanford University Business School, ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain, Ege University in Izmir, Turkey, The PSG Institute of Management in Coimbatore, India, the University of London, and Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary.
She lives in Durham with her husband and two children.