Shirley Ashauer

Teaching Interests

  • Change Leadership
  • Conflict & Negotiation
  • Group Dynamics & Development
  • Organization Development
  • Understanding Organizational Behavior

Research Interests

  • Team processes and development
  • conflict
  • learning processes in organizations
  • constructive development theory and leadership


Dr. Ashauer has 20 years of professional experience in a variety of organizational leadership positions as well as in leadership and organization development. She provides organization development consulting services to for-profit and non-profit organizations with an emphasis on change leadership, teams, and conflict. Dr. Ashauer has a Ph.D. and M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and a B.S. in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville.