Dr. Joan R. Rentsch earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Psychology with a specialty in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland and her B.S. in Psychology from The Ohio State University. She is a Professor of Communication Studies at The University of Tennessee where she has served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Management. Dr. Rentsch’s expertise is in the psychological processes of organizations, teams, cognition, communication, and mindfulness.
Dr. Rentsch finds that mindfulness enhances her personal and professional life, and she sees its potential to enhance communication and teamwork. Before teaching mindfulness to college students, … Read more... “Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Joan R. Rentsch”