PhD, Capella University; MBA, Baker College; BA, Western Washington University

Research Interests

Global human resources; human resource metrics; humor in the workplace; leader/follower dynamics


Dr. Puderbaugh joined Walden's faculty in 2006 and teaches in the MS in Human Resource Management and MBA programs. She holds certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, Global Professional in Human Resources, and Global Mobility Specialist. She has worked in human resources in manufacturing and local government. She is active in the Society for Human Resource Management, including the Walden student chapter, and has held board positions with her local chapter.