Dr. Simmons is a Full Professor at Sam Houston State University. Her research interests are related to creativity, fairness, diversity, and leadership. She completed her doctorate in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources at Texas A&M University. Previously, she worked for Accenture and Cap Gemini Ernst and Young as a technology consultant. She also has a Master’s degree in Organizational Communication from the University of Houston and an undergraduate degree in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. Her publications appear in journals like the Journal of Applied Psychology and Journal of Organizational Behavior. She has built on her research and has developed employee focused workshops, for example, she has recently conducted workshops like Decision Making for the Public Employee and Leading with Creativity and Innovation. As a presenter, she makes complex concepts easy to understand and enjoyable to consider, and she continues to present her research at both domestic and international conferences.
Dr. Aneika Simmons
Full Professor of Management, Sam Houston State University