Psychology:
Faculty & Staff

Larry Godfrey, Ph.D.

Instructor

Larry Godfrey, Ph.D. is adjunct faculty at Lourdes University and teaches lower and upper level classes in Developmental Psychology and upper level classes in Personality, Small Group Behavior, and Positive Psychology. Additionally, he teaches in the Masters of Liberal Studies Program and is the co-faculty advisor to the Social Science Club. Dr. Godfrey's primary research interest is the emerging field of Positive Psychology and implications for both individual and societal well-being.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Toledo
  • M.Ed., University of Toledo
  • B.A., University of Toledo

Areas of Expertise

  • Positive Psychology
  • Personality
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Policy and Well-Being

Presentations

  • Western HR Business Practices. Shanghai Automotive Industry Council, Shanghai, China. Globalization, Global Human Resource Management, and Distance Learning. Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales.
  • Communication in Organizations. American Society of Training and Development, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Building Organizational Capability through Coaching. LearnShare, Toledo, Ohio (webinar)
  • Organizational Design. University of Ljubljana. Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Western HR Business Practices. Shanghai Automotive Industry Council, Shanghai, China.
  • Globalization, Global Human Resource Management, and Distance Learning. Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales.
  • Communication in Organizations. American Society of Training and Development, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Building Organizational Capability through Coaching. LearnShare, Toledo, Ohio (webinar)

Publications

  • Globalization, International HRM, and Distance Learning: A Study of the Effectiveness of a Global Learning Partnership. In Yaw A. Debrah, Ian G. Smith, (2000) "Globalization, employment and the workplace: responses for the millennium".
  • The Effects of Internal – External Locus of Control Orientation on Employee Absenteeism Behavior – Dissertation Abstracts
  • Moral Reasoning and Creativity – Masters Thesis

Professional Affiliations

  • Conference Board – Council on Executive Coaching
  • American Society of Training and Development
  • Michigan Counseling Association

Other Affiliations

  • Aldersgate United Methodist Church
  • Stephen Ministry
  • Pat Miller Foundation

Awards and Recognition

  • American Society of Training and Development - Excellence in Practice - HR Skills for Success Curriculum
  • American Society of Training and Development - Excellence in Practice – GM Internal Executive Coaching Practice
  • Arbor Award – HR Skills for Success Curriculum
  • Arbor Award – GM Internal Executive Coaching Practice

Contact

Larry Godfrey
Office: CAH 149
Phone: 419-824-3716
Email