Lynne E. Richer, EdD Lynne Richer, MA, EdD


  • Adjunct Faculty, Leadership PsyD
  • Adjunct Faculty, Organizational Psychology Master of Arts


  • EdD, Leadership and Development, Human Resources, Boston University
  • MA, Human Resource Development, American International College
  • BA, Education, University of Massachusetts


  • Organizational Assessment and Intervention (LP728)
  • Field Placement (FP732/733)
  • Process Consultation and Facilitation (LP761)
  • Advanced Leadership Seminar - PsyD
  • Leadership Practicums/Interships - PsyD

Research and Practice Interests

  • Emotional intelligence in the workplace
  • Global team effectiveness & development
  • Cultural integration - post-merger or acquisition
  • Human Resource strategy
  • Corporate Learning and Development strategy and methods

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR)
  • MBTI, Emotional Competence Inventory
  • Social Styles
  • Lominger Career Architect
  • PDI 360 feedback / competency models
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Constructive Contention
  • Benchmarks Leadership Assessment
  • Hogan Assessment - Interpretation and coaching 

Publications and Presentations

Richer, L. D. (2015). Understanding the Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Team Effectiveness in Global, High-Technology Engineering Teams (Doctoral dissertation).

Current Professional Leadership and/or Concurrent Work Experience

  • Senior Consultant, Organization Development, Dell Technologies

Prior Professional Leadership and/or Work Experience

  • Director, Organization Development, Iron Mountain, MA
  • Global Leader, Learning and Organization Development, MathWorks, MA
  • Director, Global Learning and Development; Strategic HR Business Partner, VP HR (Acting) – Avid Technology, MA
  • Senior Director, Global People Development, Telefonica / Lycos, MA
  • Director, Learning and Development, EMC / Data General, MA
  • Learning and Organization Development Consultant, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, MA
  • Regional Head of HR / Learning and Development Manager, BayBanks, MA

Professional Affiliations

  • Human Resources Leadership Forum
  • Association for Talent Development
  • Society of HR Management
  • Organization Development Network (National)
  • Boston Facilitators’ Roundtable
  • Northeast Human Resources Association