Dr. Sangeeta Parameshwar is an Associate Professor at the Department of Management, University of Illinois at Springfield. She teaches courses on Managing Organizational Behavior, Organization Theory, and Leadership in a Global Era.
Dr. Parameshwar received a Ph.D. (Organizational Behavior) from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in 2001. She received a B.A. (Psychology) from the University of Iowa in 1996, and was selected as one of the “Top 60 Best and Brightest” undergraduates in the country by USA Today and recognized for her “Outstanding Academic Performance and Community Service”.
Dr. Parameshwar has presented research papers on the vision and purpose of transformational leaders, spiritual leadership in challenging circumstances, spiritual wealth, and transcendental organizing at the prestigious Academy of Management Annual Meetings.
She has participated in research projects sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) on Total Quality Management, and by the Federal Government’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Leadership and International Capacity Building.
Dr. Parameshwar has been invited by the USAID to teach at international workshops for leaders of global non-governmental organizations. She has collaborated with consultants from an international financial institution in designing research-based workshops on Civic Engagement in Poverty Reduction Strategies for Cabinet Ministers from over 30 countries.
She has also been the recipient of three community service awards in the U.S. for promoting cross-cultural awareness through her writings on social issues in a variety of media such as newspapers, radio, and video.