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Kelley Conrad

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Psychology

Degree ProgramPh.D. Psychology

Dr. Conrad is a contributing doctoral faculty member of Walden University College of Social and Behavioral Sciences for the Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology program. He facilitates online courses, advises and mentors I/O doctoral students, and serves as an I-O dissertation Chair.

Dr. Conrad joined Walden University as a contributing faculty member in 2017. Previously, from 2003 to 2017, he was a full time University of Phoenix faculty member. Dr. Conrad enjoys working with graduate students sharing insights gained from his work as a consultant with many companies. In private practice, Dr. Conrad worked 35 years as a partner in the consulting firm of Humber, Mundie, & McClary as a business psychologist in Milwaukee, WI. He was also a self-employed consultant for ten years. Most of his consulting work has been assessing managers, coaching leaders, developing managers, conducting surveys, and strategic planning.

Dr. Conrad earned his BS in Behavioral Science from Montana State University, his MA in Experimental Psychology from the State University of New York College of Arts and Sciences in Geneseo, and his Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Iowa State University.

A fellow of the American Psychological Society and the Wisconsin Psychological Association, Dr. Conrad is also a member of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology. His memberships also include the American Psychological Association. the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the International Leadership Association, and the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. Dr. Conrad is a licensed I-O Psychologist in Wisconsin.

Dr. Conrad is co-author of two books: The Handbook of Psychological Assessment in Business, and Current Perspectives in Industrial-Organizational Psychology; he also wrote three chapters in the book Dissertation and Research Assist: Hands-on Coaching Approach for Doctoral Success Before, During, and After Your Dissertation, the lead chapter in Diversity and Inclusion in the Global Workplace: Aligning Initiatives and Strategic Business Goals, and coauthored the chapter, Toward a theory of Undergraduate Experiential Learning in Learning by Experience – What, Why, How. Seven of his papers have been published in professional journals. Dr. Conrad has also presented 18 papers at professional conferences. While a consultant, he completed many projects for various organizations. Dr. Conrad also enjoys research on leadership, education, learning, working with computers, reading, music, and writing.

Dr. Conrad and his wife, Barbara, live in LaCrosse, WI, a historic river port city on the western edge of Wisconsin on the Mississippi River. While they do not have any children, they do have five nephews and a niece. Their favorite activities are hiking, camping, and sailing.

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