Dorianne Cotter-Lockard



Dorianne Cotter-Lockard

Adjunct Faculty

Online Programs
Saybrook University

Dorianne Cotter-Lockard served as an executive of a Fortune 100 company, where she was a key member of the "C-level" leadership team, making divisional decisions for a billion-dollar subsidiary with 9,000 employees. After leaving the corporate world in 2007, Dorianne earned a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University. She also holds an MBA in Finance from New York University, Stern School of Business. Dorianne teaches mindful leadership and consulting skills courses at Saybrook University, and is a Fellow at the Institute for Social Innovation at Fielding Graduate University where she conducts research in the areas of team collaboration, leadership, coaching, music education, and spirituality in the workplace.

Dorianne co-authored an article that was published in the Journal of Executive Education ("Personal Inner Values: A Key to Effective Face-To-Face Business Communication"). She has presented papers and facilitated symposia at several international academic conferences, including the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, the Society for Phenomenology and Human Sciences, European Sociological Association, and the International Association of Management, Spirituality, and Religion.

Dorianne is the editor of a volume on Authentic Leadership and Followership (2018) with Palgrave MacMillan. She contributed chapters to The Handbook of Personal and Organizational Transformation (Editor, Judi Neal, PhD, 2018) for the edited book, Phenomenology at Fielding: The Emergence of a Research Style (David Rehorick, PhD and Valerie Bentz, PhD, editors, Fielding University Press, 2017). She recently published an article in the Schutzian Research journal (Vol. 10), titled "Schutz's Mutual Tuning-In Relationship: Forming a 'We Presence' in Music Performance."

Dorianne currently lives in Lyon, France, where she enjoys learning French, eating local cuisine, and performing classical chamber music.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
PhD. Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA 2012
MBA NYU, Stern School of Business, New York, NY 1989
BA Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY 1978
Curriculum Vitae