Dr. Gedro holds a B.A. in Economics and English from the College of William and Mary; an M.B.A in Information Systems from Kennesaw State University; and a Doctorate in Adult Education from the University of Georgia. Dr. Gedro served in positions of increasing responsibility in human resource management and development in the financial software and telecommunications sectors before becoming an academic. Dr. Gedro is the author of two books, 25 book chapters and journal articles, and serves as the Series Editor for Palgrave Macmillan’s Human Resource Development book series, Explorations in Workplace Stigma. She serves as President of the Academy of Human Resource Development.