Deborah Bowman

Deborah Bowman

Dissertation Affiliate Faculty
  • The Chicago School Online
Organizational Leadership
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Online)
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Dr. Bowman maintains over 20 years of professional work experience as a mentor, educator, researcher, and coach. In addition, she is also a performance improvement consultant in Southern Illinois. With her small business and years of human resource, retail and nonprofit management experience, she is able to offer small- and medium-size business owners affordable evidence-based assessments and methodologies to assess needs, enhance management performance, improve team functioning, and develop workplace development solutions.

Dr. Bowman's research interests include emotional intelligence, generational science, workplace tests and measures, human resource development, multiple intelligences with an emphasis in social and emotional intelligence, human value systems, social axioms, adult learning using blended delivery, and small- and medium-size enterprise human capital needs.

In addition to the work she performs for TCS, Dr. Bowman also teaches at another university as an Online Professor of Organizational Development and Leadership. Aside of her regular course load, she will at times fill in as a New Faculty Mentor, an Entry Pointe Instructor (which means she has advanced knowledge and experience working with new online doctoral students), and also supervises dissertations as a chair and committee member.

As can be seen, she has a special appreciation and passion for both onsite and online teaching and learning pedagogy.

  • B.A., Psychology and Business Management, McKendree University
  • M.A., Human Resource Development, Webster University
  • Ph.D., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Capella University
Areas Of Expertise

Professional Memberships

She is currently active and has served on several boards of directors within her local professional organizations such as ISPI, ASTD, ODN, ICF, SHRM, GIOP (Gateway I/O Psychologists), and Metro East Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Q: What is your teaching philosophy?

A:  I believe that the ultimate goal of an educator consists broadly of the assurance towards knowledge sharing, effective critical thinking and mentorship. Educators have a unique opportunity to prepare learners for entering the workforce as competent, efficacious, and successful professionals. Feelings of readiness to effectively pursue their careers should be paramount.