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Opening Remarks: Dr. Matthew Eriksen

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dr. Matthew Eriksen is Chair of Providence College's Department of Management, where he teaches courses in leadership development, self-leadership, executive coaching, organizational behavior, and social entrepreneurship. He also co-directs the Leadership Fellows Program for undergraduate students.

Dr. Eriksen received his B.S. in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University, M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, and his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island. His current scholarship is in leadership development and Relational Leadership.

​​​Dr. Eriksen is a certified coach through the International Coaching Federation and Coaches Training Institute. Prior to Providence College, he served as Associate Professor and Associate Director of the TECO Center for Leadership at the University of Tampa,​ and as Associate Professor at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Eriksen held positions with Ford Motor Company and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). 

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Dr. Matthew Eriksen
​Professor of Management
Co-Director, Leadership Fellows Program
Phone: ​401.865.​​2487​​​