Dr. Tammi Gray

Dr. Tammi Gray, Instructor, Westcliff University



Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2021
Master of Science in Leadership and Management with a concentration in Human Resources Management, University of La Verne, 2010
Bachelor of Science in Business Management, University of Phoenix, 2007


Group Processes (dynamics and conflict resolution)
Andragogy in Leadership Development
Leadership-Followership Synergy
Organizational Psychology
Project Management
Cultural Integration

Dr. Tammi Gray holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Organizational Leadership, a Master of Science in Leadership and Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.

Prof. Gray has a diverse career of over 15 years in Human Resources Management, Information Technology, and Higher Education. She has served as a Board of Trustees Member, Chaired the Academic Affairs Committee for a non-profit university, and was an Adjunct Faculty at the School of Business in Organizational Leadership and Management graduate studies. She has served as a committee member on student thesis research projects. Prof. Gray has taught courses in Human Diversity and Ethics, Data-Driven Decisions, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Managing External Relationships, Project Management Leadership, and Business Principles.

Her research interests encompass the psychology of group dynamics and intergroup relations, explicitly exploring unconscious biases and investigating the impact of culture and racial constructs on social cognition, behavior, and identity.

Beyond Prof. Gray’s academic leadership, her mastery of organizational psychology background has been instrumental in organizational change across the biotechnology, financial technology, higher education, and healthcare industries. More specifically, she brings valuable insights, fostering innovation and growth with her prowess in organizational development, change management, and team dynamics across diverse settings (globally dispersed or proximal).

Prof. Gray’s most notable scholarship accomplishments and contributions to leadership and STEM communities include authoring a quantitative dissertation Factors in the Career Advancement of Women Leaders of Color in IT: Mentorship, Leadership and Career Sponsorship. Furthermore, Prof. Gray’s impact extends beyond research. In 2021, she received the Women of Color STEM Technology All-Star Award, acknowledging her significant contributions to the technology profession. Building on this recognition, in 2021, she received the World Kindness Award and the She Inspires Me Award (SIMA) in 2022, underscoring her dedication to mentoring and volunteerism.