Assistant Professor, Portland State University
Adjunct Faculty, Division of Management
Ph.D., Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Chicago, Illinois, 1997
M.A., Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Chigaco, Illinois, 1988
Rotary Graduate Fellow, Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria, 1984
B.A., German Literature and Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University, Washington, 1983
Jeanne Enders, Ph.D. is a social and organizational psychologist on the management faculty at Portland State University. Her graduate training is in human interaction strategies and small group process. Jeanne teaches in the areas of business ethics, organizational behavior and innovation management. Her primary research interests are in the umbrella concept of happiness, the drivers of meaning in workplace settings and how quality group process results in better innovation outcomes. Current research examines the utility of personal and community networks in positive professional outcomes.
Jeanne completed her undergraduate work in psychology and German literature at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, studied for one year as a Rotary Graduate Scholar at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria and then earned her Master's and Doctoral degrees in social and organizational psychology at the University of Chicago.