​Heidi Gailor, Ph.D.

​Associate Professor of Business Administration; Program Director of Human Resources Management

Dr. Gailor teaches such courses as Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, and Leadership at WPU. Before pursuing her Ph.D., she worked at the Center for Creative Leadership, where she discovered a passion for leadership-development and self-awareness work. Dr. Gailor has two wonderful daughters (Chloe and Quynh), a dog (Maddie), and a black cat named Snow White (long story!). Her favorite hobbies include walking, hiking, and bird watching.


“I love getting to collaborate with the students, faculty, and staff. We have a bright, warm, and fun community here at WPU.”




  • BA Communication, NC State University
  • MA Communication, UNC-Greensboro
  • Ph.D. Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute