Directory & Faculty Profiles

Gail Caruth, Ed.D.

I have an Ed.D. in Higher Education from Texas A&M University-Commerce, a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Training from Amberton University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology: Human Development and Learning from the University of Texas-Dallas. I am currently an adjunct faculty member at Texas A&M University-Commerce teaching face-to-face, online, and blended graduate level courses in Research Methods, Curriculum Development, and Philosophy of Education and undergraduate level course in Community College Curriculum and at the Dallas County Community College District (Richland and Eastfield Colleges) teaching Learning Framework courses. In addition, I have over 20 years experience in management as a human resources director and consultant in higher education and other industries. I have experience in planning, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating professional management development programs as part of the role of human resources director and consultant. I have also been a member of the senior management team at two financial institutions in the Dallas area. I am a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) conferred by the Society for Human Resource Management. I have experience with multiple forms of research as evidenced by my teaching research methods, my role as an editor/reviewer for a number of academic journals, my publication record, and my 18 graduate hours in research. I enjoy playing the piano and am a graduate gemologist as hobby interests. I live in Rockwall, Texas with my husband Don and our two dogs, Sunshine and Sparkle.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies