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Karl W. Kuhnert, Ph.D.

Sr. Faculty

Dr. Kuhnert is the Chair of the Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology Program in the Psychology department at the University of Georgia, and one of the senior faculty at The Leaders Lyceum. He received his doctorate in I-O Psychology from Kansas State University and his undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University.

Over the past 20 years, Dr. Kuhnert has authored over sixty professional articles, eleven book chapters and made over fifty conference presentations. He teaches organizational psychology, leadership development, and professional ethics. In 2005, Dr. Kuhnert was recognized as the “Undergraduate Teacher of the Year” in the Department of Psychology for the fourth time. He was recently inducted into UGA’s Teaching Academy. Dr. Kuhnert also serves as a member of the American Psychology Board of Ethics.

In addition to his academic accomplishments, Dr. Kuhnert is a sought-after management consultant. Over his career he has designed and implemented leadership development programs for a wide range of clients including: United Parcel Service, The U.S. Department of the Treasury, USDA, and the Federal Reserve. Dr. Kuhnert was a finalist for the 1997 Worldwide Organizational Development Award for best O. D. practice. In 2000, he was awarded the Hammer Award for outstanding service to the federal government.

Karl’s passion is developing leaders as whole people. Karl has extended this theory into the corporate world to help leaders accelerate their development to higher levels of personal and organizational effectiveness.

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