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Barbara Geisler, EdD, PMP
Assistant Professor of Project Management
717-901-5100 ext 1622
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Education:

Ed.D., Widener University, Chester, PA, USA.
M.Ed. In Adult Education, Widener University, Chester, PA, USA.
B.Sc. in Hotel Management, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, USA.

Biography:

Dr. Barbara Geisler serves as an Assistant Professor in the Master of Science in Project Management program at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. She has over fifteen years of experience in higher education and project management. She earned a Master’s Degree in Adult Education and a Doctorate in Higher Education from Widener University and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®).

She previously worked as a project manager in the government sector overseeing contracts with the US Navy, Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other agencies of the Department of Defense. Dr. Geisler also has a background in instructional design and has presented at several national conferences on best practices in e-learning. Her teaching focus includes project management leadership, communication, and research methodology.

Teaching and Research Interests:

Dr. Geisler has a passion for classroom teaching in the areas of Education, Communication, Leadership and Corporate Training. Dr. Geisler also has a background in instructional design and has presented at several national conferences on best practices in e-learning. Her teaching focus includes project management leadership, communication, and research methodology.

Her research interests include Teaching and Training, Curriculum Development, Instructional Design, Gamification, Active Learning, Blended Learning, Leadership, and Project Management.”

Courses Taught at HU:

Applied Project in Project Management
Business Communications
Research Methodology and Writing