Joyce E. A. Russell

Joyce Russell

JOYCE E. A. RUSSELL was named The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of the Villanova School of Business (VSB) in 2016. The dean serves as the chief executive, academic and fiscal officer for VSB. Prior to joining VSB, Russell served as both senior associate dean and vice dean at the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Robert H. Smith School of Business. Russell is a licensed industrial and organizational psychologist and has more than 25 years of experience consulting with both private and public sector organizations. She writes a weekly career coach column and answers reader questions in a monthly online chat for The Washington Post. She developed the Executive Coaching and Leadership Development Programs for the University of Maryland’s Executive MBA program and the EMBA program at The University of Tennessee. Russell was consistently honored for being one of UMD’s outstanding Top 15% teachers and was selected three times for the Allen J. Krowe Award for Teaching Excellence, among many other awards and honors. She has published more than 50 articles, books or book chapters. Russell earned her PhD in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Akron, Ohio and her BA in psychology from Loyola University in Maryland. @vsb_dean

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