Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana Champaign; M.Div., Trinity Evagelical Divinity School
Campus Address: Ross Building; 10-1180
Campus Telephone: 585-475-4293
Research interests include: Leadership development across various industries and organizations.
Torrence E. Sparkman, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Service Systems. He joined RIT in 2014 and was previously a Visiting Associate Professor and Program Outreach Coordinator at the University of Houston. Sparkman’s research interests are focused on exploring the boundaries of leadership development at the executive level primarily in non-profit, higher education and government organizations. He is also interested in leadership development in multinational organizations. Sparkman is an active member of the Academy of Human Resource Development and has been awarded numerous honors including Dissertation of the Year (2013) American Educational Research Association, Workplace Learning SZG. “Understanding the Leadership Development of Executive Church Denomination Leasers: A Phenomenal Approach,” and Synergy Fellowships (2010-2011) University of Illinois, Department of Education, Policy, Organization and Leadership.