Susan Wilkes

Adjunct Associate Professor, Human Resource Management
  • Profile
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    • Professional Experience

      Owner & Managing Partner (2006-Present)

      Wilkes Consulting, LLC, Richmond

      Director (2003-2005)

      VCU Leadership Develpment Program, Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

      Director (2001-2003)

      Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

      Director (1994-2002)

      Workplace Initiatives Program, Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

      Career Counselor & Instructor (1987-1994)

      Women’s Resource Center, University of Richmond

      Assistant Director (1984-1990)

      University Career Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

    • Certifications

      Licensed Professional Counselor

      Certified Spiritual Director, The Haden Institute

      Certified Teacher of Mindful Self Compassion, UC San Diego

      Qualified Teacher of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, UC San Diego

  • Selected Publications

    Wilkes, S., & Whitehurst, L. (Eds.). (2012). Words for the journey. Richmond, VA: The Chrysalis Group.

    Wilkes, S., & Burke, J. (Eds.). (2004). Doorways: Families, friends and survivors of September 11 reflect on living with loss. Richmond, VA: Hold the Door for Others.

    Journal Articles

    Deaton, A., Wilkes, S., & Douglas, R. (2013). Strengthening the next generation: A multi-faceted program to strengthen leadership capacity in emerging nonprofit leaders. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, 3(1), 34-40.

    Higgins, R. D., Bridges, J., Burke, J. M., O’Donnell, M. A., Cohen, N. M., & Wilkes, S. (2004). Implementing the ACGME general competencies in cardiothoracic surgery residency program using 360-degree feedback. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 77, 12-17.