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Peter Hammerschmidt, Ph.D.

Peter Hammerschmidt, Ph.D.

Senior Faculty

Peter is a Professor of Economics and has been a member of the Eckerd College faculty since 1977. He has served as a lead instructor at LDI since 1984. He makes frequent public presentations on economics, leadership, decision-making and creative problem-solving styles. His research interests and publications include Male/Female Management Diversity, Leadership traits and Creative Problem Solving styles and team effectiveness. In 1984, he was the recipient of the Robert A. Staub Distinguished Professor of the Year Award. He is a graduate of Colorado State University.

For the fourth year in a row, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) ranked No. 4 overall in the 2017 Financial Times worldwide survey of executive education. CCL has earned a Top 10 ranking for 16 consecutive years and remains the only institution among 85 in the survey focused exclusively on leadership development.