Dr. Halfhill holds a M.A. in Experimental Psychology from Towson State University and a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee. His research focus is on small groups and work teams as well as improving the education process at post-secondary and post graduate levels. More specifically, he is interested in the mixture of personality characteristics within a group that maximizes group performance potential. He has published in various academic journals including the Journal of Management, Military Psychology, Small Group Research, Journal of Management Education, and Group Dynamics, as well as various book chapters and national and international conferences. Dr. Halfhill started his academic career at the University of North Texas where he was also an associate for the Center for the Study of Workteams. More recently he held the position of Eberly Chair in the Business and Economics Division at Penn State University (Fayette Campus) where he served as program coordinator and was responsible for all day to day operations for the program. Currently, Dr. Halfhill serves Walden University where he chairs doctoral students and teaches various graduate courses as well.