- Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- BA, Psychology, Minor, Economics, University of Kentucky
- Courses taught include: Research Methods and Design (doctoral level), Statistics, Survey Design and Psychometrics, Strategic Human Resource Management, Coaching and Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, HR Staffing, Performance Management and Total Rewards, Organizational Change and Development, Adult Learning and Diversity, Principles of Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
- Leadership and executive coaching
- Leadership and gender
- Leadership, HR best practices, and employee talent management
Service Activities and Honors
- Grawemeyer Education Award Committee, 2012-2013
- 2012 Metroversity Adult Learner Faculty of the Year Award
- Faculty Favorite Award, University of Louisville, 2011, 2010
- Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification, 2011
- Advisor, Society for Human Resource Management, Louisville Student Chapter, 2011 - present
- Keynote Address, Louisville Society for Human Resource Management, April 2012
- Workshop Designer and Facilitator, Robert H. Smith School of Business Executive Development Program, "Journey to Worklife Balance," June, 2011
- Roundtable Presenter and Workshop Facilitator, National Association of Women MBAs, "Full Engagement for the Woman Corporate Athelete," April 2011.
- Workshop Designer and Facilitator, Greater Louisville Inc Talent Attraction Forum, "Building Your Bench Strength and Retaining Your Top Talent," May, 2011.
- Workshop Designer and Facilitator, Independent Teen Living Conference for Foster Youth, "Career Development and Goal Setting," June, 2011.
- Interdisciplinary Wellness Coaching Minor, University of Louisville Curriculum Design Committee, 2010 - present
- Workshop Facilitator, Robert H. Smith School of Business and Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology Executive Coaching Conference, "Bridging the Science and Practice of Executive Coaching: A Playbook for Unleashing Leadership Talent," College Park, Maryland, June, 2009.
- Diversity Committee Representative, College of Education and Human Development, 2009 - present
- Participant and Invited Chapter Writer, Executive Coaching Leading Edge Consortium, October 2008. Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Cincinnati, Ohio.
- Reviewer, Journal of Sex Roles, The Psychology-Manager Journal
- Training Management Corporation’s Cultural Navigator certified. Certified in the use of TMC’s Cultural Orientation Indicator for coaching/development purposes.
- Hogan Assessments Systems certified. Certified in the use of Hogan assessments for selection and coaching/development purposes.
- Board Member, Knox Community Schools, Elected position, May 2006 to June 2007.
- Shuck, B., and Herd, A. (2012). Employee engagement and leadership: Exploring the convergence of two frameworks, and implications for leadership development. Human Resource Development Review, 11, 156-181.
- Cumberland, D., and Herd, A. (2011). Organizational culture: Validating a Five Windows qualitative cultural assessment tool with a small franchise restaurant case study. Organization Development Journal, 20, 11-23.
- Herd, A. M. & Russell, J.E.A. (2010). Coaching tools and techniques: What’s in your toolbox? In Hernez-Broome, G. & Boyce, L. A. (Eds.). Advancing executive coaching: Ingredients for successful leadership coaching. SIOP Professional Practice Series: Wiley.
- Herd, A.M. (2009). Recruiter Survey Evaluation Report (United States Army Research Office Scientific Services Program Research Report TCN 07307, Contract W911NF-07-D-0001). Fort Knox, KY: United States Army Accessions Command G-2, Center for Accessions Research. (121 pages)
- Herd, A. M. & Boyce, L. A. (2009). Future Soldier Survey Questionnaire Evaluation (United States Army Research Office Scientific Services Program Research Report TCN 07307, Contract W911NF-07-D-0001). Fort Knox, KY: United States Army Accessions Command G-2, Center for Accessions Research. (741 pages)
- Herd, A. M. (2007). Validity of a Scholarship Applicant Questionnaire and Other Measures for Predicting Cadet Retention in the Reserve Officer Training Corps Program (United States Army Research Office Scientific Services Program Research Report TCN05224, DAAD19-02-D-0001). Fort Knox, KY: United States Army Center for Accessions Research.
- Gurley, K. & Herd, A. (2009). Differences in inclusion need orientation of students from an Historically Black University versus Predominately White Institutions. Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 17 (1).
- Boyce, L.A. & Herd, A.M. (2003). The relationship between gender role stereotypes and requisite military leadership characteristics. Sex Roles, 49, 365-378.