Dr. Jessica Carter

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Dr. Jessica Carter

Program Chair of Doctoral Studies

Dr. Carter is a Doctoral Program Chair at Trident University. Before joining Trident, she had over 20 years of experience in consulting, achieving business growth objectives within start-ups, turnaround, and rapid change environments. Having experience in and outside academia, she most recently served as Director of the Lowcountry Graduate Center, a consortium of The Medical University of South Carolina, the Citadel, and the College of Charleston.

Programs

  • PHDBA, PHDHS, DBA, DHA

Publications

  • Dissertation : The effect of personality and leadership style on leadership effectiveness and job satisfaction.

Presentations

  • Carter, J. R. (2022). The effect of personality and leadership style on leadership effectiveness and job satisfaction. [Dissertation]
  • Carter, J., Guzman, I. Cromer, K. (2022). A Study of Disc Personality Trait, Leadership Effectiveness And Job Satisfaction Of Health Care Workers. WDSI Conference.
  • Miller, R., Angeles, J., Guzman, I., Barreiro, E., Carter, J. (2023). Factors Affecting Customer Repurchase Intentions After a Notification of a Data Breach. WDSI Conference.

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Carter’s areas of expertise include:

  • Behavior Analysis
  • Leadership
  • Social Psychology
  • Business
  • Systems Thinking
  • AI and Tech Integration
  • Organizational Studies
  • Women’s Studies
  • Veteran Studies
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis

Education History

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration - Trident University International
  • Graduate Certificate Behavior Analysis – Florida Tech
  • M.B.A. – Angelo State University
  • B.S. in Clinical Abnormal Psychology, Minor Sociology, Magna Cume Laude – Park University
  • A.A.S – Sinclair College

Honors & Awards

  • 2023 South Carolina Women in Business Award and the 2024 Empowering Women Award