College of Education and Allied Professions
Siham Lekchiri joined the Human Services Department Faculty as an Assistant Professor of Human Resources at Western Carolina University. She earned a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Management and a minor in HRD from Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (Morocco), and she has an M.S. in Human Resource Development from Indiana State Universtiy. She also completed her dissertation to earn her Ph.D from Indiana State University Consortium in Technology Management with an emphasis on Human Resource Development and Industrial Training. Siham’s teaching background includes courses in strategic HRD, organizational development, consulting and coaching, career development and employee appraisals, and safety for HRD.<br><br>Dr. Lekchiri's research interest is focused on researching the challenges that face females in the workforce in male-dominated environments and cultures. <br><br>Prior to starting in academia, Siham was a Human Resources Consultant in Morocco; she has worked on numerous consulting projects in Morocco, Mali and Senegal.