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Department of Management, Marketing and General Business - LaVelle Mills Bio
Dr. LaVelle Mills

LaVelle H. Mills, Ph.D.

Professor of Management

Office: Classroom Center, Room 210B
Email: lmills@mail.wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-3866

Professional Profile

Dr. Mills joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business in 1998. She received a B.B.A. from West Texas A&M University in 1968, a M.B.E. in business in 1973, a M.E. in vocational guidance counseling in 1977 and a Ph.D. in personnel and industrial relations in 1981. Her graduate degrees were earned from the University of North Texas.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Mills teaches Cultural Intelligence, Organizational Behavior and Principles of Management.

Dr. Mills recently served as the associate dean of graduate programs in the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business and works with graduate students in the M.B.A. and M.S.F.E. programs.

Dr. Mills is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management and the Panhandle Human Resource Association

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Mills’ research interests include behaviors and values as they relate to student success, business ethics as perceived by students in different countries and behaviors and values of employees as they relate to job satisfaction and organizational culture.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Mills and her husband live in Amarillo. They enjoy spending time with their grown children and grandchildren.  When time allows, they enjoy traveling.