Kathleen Bates, Ph.D.

Kathleen Bates, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


P (760) 583-9339

7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Kathleen Bates

Dr. Kathleen Bates is an Assistant Professor in Human Resources and Organizational Leadership at Brandman University (part of the Chapman University System). Dr. Bates earned her Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Performance Improvement from Capella University. Her research focused on performance risk and the implications for multi-factor performance outcomes. She received her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo. In addition to teaching, Dr. Bates has held management and director positions in leadership and professional development and currently offers her services as a speaker, consultant and coach in her private practice, PMDS (Performance Management & Development Solutions).

  • Human Resources

PhD, Capella University

Scholarly Activities

Conference Roundtable Presentation, International Society for Performance Improvement 2012

Professional Experience
  • PMDS, Oceanside, CA
  • Consultant Coach Educator Wireless Facilities Inc., San Diego, CA
  • Director of Organizational Development AT&T Wireless/L.A. Cellular, Cerritos, CA
  • Manager, Leadership & Professional Development Right Management Consulting Group, Southern California
  • Consulting Associate, Career Management & Organizational Development Drake Beam Morin, Southwest Region - Vice President, Outplacement Consulting