Leslie DeChurch

Leslie DeChurch

Georgia Tech Associate Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (GT Psychology)
Associate Director of the DELTA Research Group (GT DELTA)

Phone: (954) 646-5083
Email: leslie.dechurch@psych.gatech.edu

Bio:

Leslie DeChurch is an Associate Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Georgia Institute of Technology, where she is the Director of the DELTA (Developing Effective Leaders, Teams, and Alliances) research group. In the area of leadership, Professor DeChurch is developing a new network-based understanding of leadership as a collective multilevel phenomenon. Her work on multiteam systems seeks to understand the complex dynamics operating in modern organizations comprised of distributed individuals connected through technology. Professor DeChurch serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology, Small Group Research, the Journal of Occupation and Organizational Psychology, and the Journal of Business and Psychology; she is a member of the boards of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) and the Science of Team Science (SciTS). Professor DeChurch is the recipient of an NSF CAREER award, and her research on teamwork and leadership has been continuously funded by the National Science Foundation and the Army Research Institute for the Social and Behavioral Sciences for the past 7 years. Professor DeChurch is coeditor of, “Multiteam systems: An organizational form for dynamic and complex environments”, and dozens of articles in top journals including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, and Leadership Quarterly. Professor DeChurch teaches in the areas of teamwork and leadership to PhD students, undergraduates, and executives.