PhD Business, University of the Cumberlands
MBA, American InterContinental University
BA, University of the Incarnate Word
Dr. Jennifer Burrell is an Adjunct Professor for the Plaster Graduate School of Business at the University of the Cumberlands. Dr. Burrell is trained in both traditional and agile project management concepts and holds seven professional certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), CompTIA Project +, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), International Institute of Business Analysis Agile Analysis Certification (IIBA-AAC), and an Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) from the International Institute of Business Analysis. Dr. Burrell has completed numerous continuing education and professional development coursework in a variety of areas including probability and impact analysis, statistical process control, Six Sigma, Lean, management theory, agile project management, Scrum, risk management, team building, change management, business etiquette, and negotiation. She has applied these skills in a variety of different industries including higher education administration and regulatory affairs management, banking, and apparel manufacturing.
Dr. Burrell’s doctoral research focused on project team dynamics and perception of change among individuals living the regions formally known as West Germany and East Germany following the fall of the Berlin Wall. Dr. Burrell’s study utilized longitudinal data spanning from 1996 to 2016 and analyzed the impact of political propaganda on workplace orientation behavior over time. Dr. Burrell continues to research this topic and hopes to expand her research to include former Eastern Bloc nations.