Leadership Studies

Joe Lasley

Assistant Professor
Dr. Joe Lasley

Office Location

Payson Smith Hall, Suite 004



Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. Leadership Studies, University of San Diego
  • Graduate Certificate, Industrial Organizational Psychology Generalist, Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • M.S. Higher Education Administration, Saint Cloud State University
  • B.S. Communication: Organizational Communication, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Areas of Expertise

  • Group Dynamics
  • Human and Organizational Development
  • Game-based learning, Design, and Gamification
  • Transformational, Experiential, and Service Learning

Research Interests

  • Group Relations
  • Role-Playing Applications
  • Group Dynamics in Role-Playing Games

Areas of Scholarship

  • Applied Role-Playing Games
  • Game-Based Leadership

Recent Publications

See here for Dr. Lasley's Google Scholar profile listing his publications.

Professional Activity

Joe is a member of the International Leadership Association, the Association for Leadership Educators and a reviewer/member for the Game Studies Division of the National Communication Association.