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About Margaret Diddams

Margaret is the Assistant Provost where her chief responsibilities are 1) providing faculty development opportunities in teaching and scholarship, 2) Oversight of the SPU SERVE vocation program 3) External & Internal grants and fellowships, 4) Educational Technologies and Media and 5) hosting University lectures and other academic events including the Day of Common Learning. Dr. Diddams is an Industrial/ Organizational Psychologist and has taught at Seattle Pacific University for 20 years. Her areas of teaching, scholarship and practice include Leadership & executive coaching, statistical analyses, corporate surveys, work ideology, employee selection systems and creating sustainable workplaces that lead to business excellence while providing personal fulfillment for employees. Prior to SPU, she taught at NYU and Columbia University. Her corporate work includes time as a consultant and senior manager for the Microsoft Corporation (1994 – 2000) where she was the Group Program Manager for metrics and measurement in the Information Technology Group and a Senior Manager in the Product Support Services Group. In addition to Microsoft, Dr. Diddams has also worked with companies and executives throughout the region including Costco, REI, Foss Maritime, Seattle University, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Point B consulting, Seattle Public School District and Seattle City Light.
Dr. Diddams received her MA and Ph.D. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from New York University and her B.A. in Psychology from Wheaton College (IL).


Present Faculty Member, Seattle Pacific University

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