Connie Fuller

Connie Fuller

Affiliate Faculty
  • Department Faculty I/O and Business Psychology

    Associate Department Chair

  • The Chicago School Chicago
Business Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Office Location
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Dr. Fuller was an active practitioner of Organization Development for 26 years, and has been teaching for 24 years, first as adjunct faculty and more recently as full-time faculty at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in the Business Psychology department. Her teaching philosophy is very hands-on and practical, and she believes that learning should be both fun and exciting. Seeing a student develop and grow through their education is her most rewarding experience.

  • Benedictine University, Lisle, IL - Ph.D., OD
  • Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO - M.B.A.
  • National-Louis University, Chicago, IL - B.A., Applied Behavioral Science
  • SPHR certified by the Society of Human Resource Management
Areas Of Expertise

Select Presentations

  • Keynote Speaker, IACRAO 2003 Annual Convention

Select Publications

  • Fuller, C.  (2013).  Jeanne’s Story.  In Giannantonio, C. M.(Ed.) and Hurley-Hanson, A. E.( Ed.) Extreme Leadership (Chapter 16).  Northampton, MA: Edgar Elgar Publishing Company.

  • Fuller, C. (2013).  Self-Directed Measurement.  In Tussing, Dirk, Ed.  Unleashing Workforce Potential, Accelerating Extraordinary Business Results, chapter 28. Chicago, IL:  Executive Learning Exchange, Chicago, IL.

  • Fuller, C. (2001). Antecedents to High Performance Breakthrough in Permanent, Self-Managed Teams, 2001. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL.

  • Fuller, C. (2000). Appreciative Future Search: Involving the Whole System in Positive Organizational Change, Organization Development Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, with James D. Ludema and Thomas J. Griffin.

  • Fuller, C. (2002).  Bridging the Boomer-Xer Gap: Creating Authentic Teams for High Performance at Work, Davies-Black Publishing Company, with H. B. Karp and D. Sirias.

  • Fuller, C. (1990).  Instructor's Manual for Organizational Behavior, Fourth Edition, Organ and Bateman, Richard D. Irwin, Inc., Chicago, IL.

Professional Memberships


Q: Please describe your teaching philosophy.
A: My approach to teaching is very hands-on and experiential.

Q: Please provide a statement or philosophy regarding the practice of psychology.
A: I believe worker psychology is a critical component of business success and that effective management of worker psychology is a key leadership responsibility.

Q: Why did you choose to enter the field of psychology?
A: My focus has been worker psychology because I believe that most workers are capable of more than their organizations allow them to contribute. Enhancing worker contribution not only benefits the organization, it also benefits the individual's growth, development, and personal self-efficacy.

Q: What advice would you give to a student entering The Chicago School?
A: You have entered a field that will be vital to organizational and personal success for the foreseeable future.