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About Peggy Odom-Reed

Peggy Odom-Reed is a senior lecturer in the marketing and management communication area at the School of Hotel Administration, where she teaches courses in management communication. Currently, she serves as the course chair for HADM 3650–Persuasive Business Communication for Hospitality Leaders. She also is one of the founding faculty fellows for the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures.

Odom-Reed earned a PhD in organizational communication from the Department of Communication at Cornell University, and has taught courses in leadership communication and organizational communication. Odom-Reed's research is focused on communication (social) networks, leadership, teams, and distributive collaborative work.

Odom-Reed has corporate experience in human resources at 3M Company. With her strategic knowledge in this field, Odom-Reed is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). She also has offered leadership and communication coaching at Cornell University.
With her commitment to improve diversity and inclusion at Cornell, Odom-Reed served on the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force for Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, and she participated as a member of the Campus Experience Subcommittee on the Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate. She currently serves as a Faculty Admissions Reading Team Captain on the Undergraduate Admissions Selection Committee at the School of Hotel Administration.

Positions

2015 - Present Faculty Fellow, Cornell University ‐ Institute for Healthy Futures
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2011 - Present Lecturer, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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Present Lecturer, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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2009 Visiting Instructor, Ithaca College ‐ School of Business
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2003 - 2005 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Cornell University ‐ Department of Communication
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • The Chancellor’s List for Outstanding Graduate Students, 2004-2005.
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Communication, Ithaca, NY, 2004.
  • United States Navy, Certificate of Award for Outstanding Performance, 1992.


Education

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2001 - 2007 Ph.D., Cornell University ‐ Organizational Communication
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1995 - 1997 MS, Cornell University ‐ Organizational Communication
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1991 - 1993 BA, University of West Florida ‐ Psychology
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Contact Information

Management Communication
335C Statler Hall
Phone: 607.255.4459

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