Deanna Geddes

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs - Fox & STHM

  • Human Resources Management
Office: Alter Hall 369
Phone: 215-204-8195

Deanna Geddes is Professor and former Chair of the Department of Human Resource Management in the Fox School of Business at Temple University. She received her doctorate degree from Purdue University in the fields of organizational communication and industrial psychology. She teaches at all levels in academe including undergraduate and graduate programs (i.e., MBA, MS, PhD, and EDBA). She is committed to helping her students “think new thoughts in ways that enhance their professional and personal lives.”

Dr. Geddes is recognized as a pioneer in information technology use in the classroom and the recipient of several teaching honors including the Fox Undergraduate Teaching Award, the Musser Award for Leadership in Teaching, and Teacher of the Year for both full-time and part-time MBA programs. She has served as a management consultant to government, financial, pharmaceutical, insurance, and retail corporations.

Dr. Geddes’s research on anger has been featured on ABC World News Tonight and several major media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York and Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and the BBC. Her conceptual work and empirical studies appear in various prestigious academic journals including Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Aggressive Behavior and Management Communication Quarterly, among others. Her research interests focus on workplace emotion and performance feedback practices.