Thomas EdmanEducation

PhD, University of Minnesota; BA, University of Notre Dame

Research Interests 

Perception and cognition; applied psychology; organization development; education technologies; performance measurement; team management; global human relations issues; diversity management; the perception of speech; language acquisition


Dr. Edman was born in St. Paul, Minn., where he still resides. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Notre Dame and taught senior high school English for several years. He subsequently obtained a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Minnesota. His career has been devoted to applied research and development in industrial settings, and he has held executive management positions in several large technology firms.