Instructional Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior
Kimberly Deatherage-Mominah, Ph.D., is an Instructional Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior. Her research interest includes the influence of culture on behavior, inclusion and diversity, engagement, and factors that influence continued personal development across the lifespan. She has worked in higher education and counseling in the United States and Saudi Arabia for more than 20 years. She began her career in the United States as a counselor and coordinator of programs providing services to adolescents and young adults. After moving to Saudi Arabia, she worked for 8 years for Effat University as a psychology faculty, mentor, and academic advising manager. She later continued as an adjunct faculty for Effat University and served as a consultant for MBSC and other organizations. She joined MBSC full-time in the Fall of 2019 as a faculty member and college counselor. She has engaged in public speaking related to personal and professional development for TedX, higher education institutions, and intermediate educational institutions during her career. She was selected as the first recipient of the Queen Effat University Faculty of Excellence Award for both the University and the College of Social Sciences. She has lived in the Kingdom for 17 years and is fully engaged in helping bring about the reality of Vision 2030.