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Dawn Newman

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. Organization Development, Benedictine University, 2011
MBA Business Administration, SLU, 1990
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Mathematical Statistics, SIUE, 1987

Research Interests

Executive coaching; team effectiveness; organization development; leadership; leading change; organization design; quality & process improvement

Publications and Media Placements

Newman, D. (2021, June 18). The power of coaching for nonprofit leaders. STL Non Profit News. Retrieved March 9, 2022, from

Newman, D., Yaeger, T. F., Sorensen, P., & Hinrichs, G. (2014). “The Impact of Executive Coaching on Self-Efficacy, ROI, and Corporate Strategy: An Empirical Study.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2014(1), 1.

Newman, D. M. (2011). Executive and professional coaching provided by internal coaches: Analysis of strengths and impact on clients (Order No. 3484415). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (902623523).

Colwill, D., Newman, D., Mohrman, S. A., Pasmore, W. A., & Woodman, R. W. (2015). Organizational Development and Change: A Roadmap for Future Evolution. Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2015(1), 1.

Honors and Awards

SLU SPS Teacher of the Year Award - 2022
AOM best paper award - 2014
SLU SPS Distinguished Affiliate Faculty - 2013

Professional Organizations and Associations

ASQ, ICF, SHRM of Greater St. Louis, St. Louis OD Network, Academy of Management

Community Work and Service

ASQ St. Louis – Chair, ICF St. Louis Coaches - Gift of Coaching Program, & SHRM of Greater St. Louis Programs Committee, Provide pro-bono coaching for non-profit and education executives as part of 2018 ICF Ignite Engaging Humanity Through Education Executive Coach, Tillman Elementary School, Kirkwood, MO.