Denise Cumberland

Denise Cumberland

Dr. Cumberland's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD, Educational Leadership and Organizational Development, University of Louisville, 2012
  • MA, Speech Communication, University of Maryland, 1982
  • BA, Political Science, University of Maryland, 1980

Teaching Areas

  • Organizational Development, Master's and Undergraduate levels
  • Workplace and Information Ethics
  • Organizational Analysis

Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Cutting Edge Research Award from the Academy of Human Resource Development
  • Finalist - Richard A. Swanson Research Excellence Award for Human Research Development Quarterly, Volume 27, 2016
  • 2016 Ruth Greenberg Award for Excellence in Medical Education Research from the University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • University of Louisville Top 4 Faculty Favorite, 2015-16; University of Louisville Faculty Favorite, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17
  • Malcolm S. Knowles Dissertation of the Year Nominee and First Runner Up (2013) from the Academy of Human Resource Development

Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Society for Training and Development
  • Member, Academy of Human Resource Development
  • Member, National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Member, Louisville Society of Human Resource Professionals

Professional Service

  • Member, UofL Institutional Review Board, 2013 - present
  • Speaker Chair, College of Education and Human Development Spring Research Conference, 2012
  • Editor of College of Education and Human Development's WHRE Exchange, OLL Alumni Newsletter published twice a year
  • Reviewer, Journal of Workplace Learning, 2012-present
  • Reviewer, Systematic Practice and Action Research, 2012-present

Selected Publications, Conference Presentations

  • Cumberland, D. M., Shuck, B., Immekus, & Alagaraja, M. (2018). An emergent understanding of influences on managers' voices in SMEs. Leadership & Organization Developmental Journal.
  • *Digan, S. P., Kerrick, S. A., Cumberland, D. M., & Garrett, R. (2017). The roles of knowledge and organizational form on opportunity evaluation. Journal of Small Business Strategy, (27)2, 65-89.
  • Cumberland, D. M., (2017). Training and educational development for "vetrepreneurs". Advances in Developing Human Resources, (19)1, 88-100.
  • Cumberland, D. M., Kerrick, S. A., Choi, N., & Gosser, K. (2017). Women's nonprofit community organizations: Board members' attitudes toward collaboration. Community Development, (48)1, 30-47..
  • Alagaraja, M., Cumberland, D. M., & Herd, A. (2017). Leadership development models and practices in India: A review of literature. In A. Ardichvilli, A., & K. Dirani (Ed.), Leadership Development in Emerging Market Economies. Palgrave Macmillan.