Director, Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development

Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Psychologist
B.A., Wheaton College, 1982; M.A., New York University, 1988; Ph.D., New York University, 1994. At SPU since 1993.

Specialty: Organizational Psychology
Areas of Scholarship: Organizational Psychology
Areas of Teaching: Research design, statistics, organizational and consulting psychology, psychometric theory

Curriculum Vitae: CV Document (PDF)


Professor Margaret Diddams has been a member of the SPU faculty since 1993.  She currently teaches in the Department of Industrial / Organizational Psychology where her areas of expertise are research methodology and statistics, management psychology, employee selection systems and the stewardship of one’s time at and away from work.

 Dr. Diddams research is focused on the integration of management scholarship with Christian theology. Her research focuses on critical reviews of the role of theology and belief systems on motivation, use of time, vocation and moral sensitivity. 

In addition to her work in academia, Dr. Diddams has held research positions at AT&T and Microsoft and has her own consulting company specializing in corporate employee surveys, process reengineering and executive development. Dr. Diddams has worked with international issues in managing multi-cultural and multi-national workforces as part of her teaching, research and corporate work. 

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