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Joy Peluchette

Joy Van Eck Peluchette is a senior professor of management in the Plaster College of Business & Entrepreneurship. She joined Lindenwood University in 2013 as a professor of management. She served as assistant dean to the College from 2018-2020.

Prior to joining Lindenwood University, she was a Lecturer in Management for two years in the College of Commerce at University of Wollongong in Wollongong, NSW, Australia. Prior to that, she was a Professor Management at the University of Southern Indiana for nineteen years. She has also taught at the University of Wyoming, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, West Virginia University, and Salem College. She primarily teaches organizational behavior at the undergraduate and graduate level but has also taught strategic management, principles of management, leadership skills, business/government & society, and human resource management.

For the past fifteen years, her research has focused on the human resource implications of workplace attire, workplace fun, and use of social media. More recently, she has examined the workplace implications of helicopter parenting, appearance bias, and others’ perceptions in virtual workplace meetings. She has held leadership roles in the Midwest Academy of Management, serving as Program Chair, President, and Chair of the Board. She recently became certified as a Gallup Strengths Finder Coach and is using this in her classes and for consulting.

Dr. Peluchette received her undergraduate degree in business administration (HRM emphasis) and master’s degree in industrial relations from West Virginia University. Her doctorate is in Organizational Behavior from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

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