Undergraduate Studies Administration

Cynthia Kay Stevens
Associate Dean

Cynthia Kay Stevens serves as an associate dean in the Office of Undergraduate Studies, where she chairs the General Education diversity and history and social science faculty boards, the ROTC advisory committee, and oversees the living-learning and other special programs.  She joined the Management & Organization faculty at University of Maryland in 1990, after completing her Ph.D. in psychology from University of Washington.  Her research focuses on cognitive and social factors that affect individual and group behavior.  She has studied such phenomena in the context of staffing (interviews, job search & choice, recruitment), training (skill acquisition, maintenance and retention), and interpersonal work relationships (e.g., diversity dynamics, dysfunctional work relationships and difficult employees).  Her work has appeared in Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Applied Psychology.  Dr. Stevens has taught in the MBA, EMBA and Ph.D. programs at the Smith School and in EMBA programs at University of Iowa, Seattle University, and Wuhan University (China).  She has consulted with businesses on leadership development, performance management, and diversity-related issues and works as an executive coach.

Email: Cynthia Kay Stevens
2100 Marie Mount Hall
Office of Undergraduate Studies
University of Maryland, College Park MD 20742