PhD, Walden University; MS, The George Washington University; BS, Charter Oak State College

Research Interests

Global education; the impact of technology on business; learner relationship management; jobs in the information technology field


Dr. Simmons joined Walden in 2003 as a full-time faculty member and has served as program director for the B.S. in Business Administration and the BS in Business Administration Dual Degree program with partner universities in Mexico, Costa Rica, and Panama. She is currently the program director for the MS in Project Management. Prior to joining Walden, Dr. Simmons spent more than 20 years as a project manager in information technology, including positions with IBM as an executive consultant and the Vanguard Group as a systems integration manager. Dr. Simmons is a member of the Project Management Institute and a certified Project Management Professional.