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Wendi Dykes, M.A.

Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology
Program Director, Leadership Minor
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5881
Fax: (626)815-5484
Wendi Dykes, M.A., joined the Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology in 2014, but began her APU faculty tenure in 2007 with the Department of Communication Studies, where she spent seven years teaching courses in organizational communication, public relations, presentational speaking, and conflict management. Blending her education with more than 16 years of professional experience in human resources, she finds passion in educating and mentoring students. She spent 11 years in human resources with LEGOLAND California, where she was awarded international honors for her training programs and organizational development strategies. In addition to LEGO, Dykes has held positions with Disney and the University of California, San Diego.

“Walk worthy of the calling that you have received.”
— Ephesians 4:1


M.A., Organizational Leadership
B.A., Communication Studies (Emphasis in Marketing)


  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology


  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Communication
  • Organizational Development
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Training and Facilitation

Courses Taught

LDRS 201 – Foundations for Leadership
LDRS 322 – Leadership Strengths and Skills
LDRS 520 – Understanding Vocation in a Changing World
LDRS 533 – Systems and Strategic Planning for Leaders

Office Hours

By appointment

Office Location

Mary Hill Center, Room 209A, West Campus

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