Industrial/Organizational Psychology MA (Concentration in Organizational Behavior)


Paul Strauss

Paul Strauss is Director of the department's Applied Leadership Programs and the Psychology and Counseling Resources Center. An FDU Psychology Professor for 40 years, he is an industrial psychologist and consultant with many companies, professional firms, and individual executives.  He has co-authored two books and written many articles on effective management, human resource development, assessment techniques and numerous other topics. In addition, he has developed several widely used instruments to help evaluate success potential and interpersonal effectiveness. Dr. Strauss has a M.A. in Industrial Psychology and a Ph.D. in Human Development from New York University.

John Walsh

Mr. Walsh is a senior Human Resources executive in the Pharmaceutical and Consumer Healthcare Industry with significant expertise in the areas of talent acquisition, leadership development, organization development, and career transition management. He is an Adjunct Professor in the program. His expertise includes major restructurings, upsizing, downsizing, business culture change and integration and significant executive level recruiting in support of growth initiatives in a regulatory environment. Mr. Walsh holds a B.A. in Psychology from Kings College and an M.A. in Psychology (Organizational Behavior) from FDU.

Anita Attridge

Ms. Attridge is a Human Resources executive and Organization Development Consultant with strong operating management experience. She has been heavily engaged in leadership development activities and creating effective teams to accomplish strategic human resources planning and organizational change. She is an Adjunct Professor in the program. Ms. Attridge holds a B.S. in Marketing from Butler University, an M.S. in Organization Development and Adult Education from the University of Rochester, and a Certificate in Management Development from Harvard University.

Robert Goodell

Robert Goodell is a senior management consultant and executive coach iwth over 25 years of experience assisting executives and organizations to manage change successfully. He is expert in executive coaching, team building and experiential learning, strategy development, productivity improvement, and survey feedback. Mr. Goodell is an Adjunct Professor in our program. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maine, an M.S. in Electical Engineering from New York University, an M.S. in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is completing his Ph.D. in Applied Psychology at the Stevens Institute of Technology.

Lynne Allegra

With over 20 years of experience as a Leadership, Organizational and Talent Development professional, and a specialization in developing change leadership capabilities, Lynne has served as a trusted advisor and executive coach to senior leaders at Fortune 500 Companies including Sanofi, Catalent, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. Most recently, Lynne was the Head of the Leadership and Organizational Development team for Sanofi North America. While in that role, Lynne developed the strategy, processes and approach that the internal consulting team followed to achieve business goals in partnership with their clients. Having oversight for the Pharmaceutical Operations, R&D, Vaccines and Global Services Divisions, Lynne was known and sought for her collaborative approach and innovative solutions designed to help leaders succeed.

Daniel Ginsberg

Dan Ginsberg is an accomplished HR professional and is currently Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Macy's Logistics Division. He has in-depth experience in leading teams that deliver strategic HR solutions that translate into business results. For more than 15 years, he has proven his abilities in HR strategy, organizational design, workforce planning, employee relations, performance management, organizational development, career/leadership development, staffing and compensation and is a trusted advisor to senior level executives. Dan holds a B.A. in Communications from Slippery Rock University and an M.A. in Organizational Behavior from FDU.