Michael Pryzdia

Lecturer Sr, MY
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
0604
Lecturer Sr, MY
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
0604

Biography

Michael R. Pryzdia is an experienced teacher, writer, speaker, and corporate consultant and trainer. Since 1994, he has owned and operated corporate consulting companies dedicated to helping employees balance their personal and professional lives. As owner and President of IQ2, Pryzdia currently offers "The Thunder of Insight Program" -- an extensive program composed of talks, seminars, and dialogues geared to fostering insight, creativity, and effective communication for organizational employees.

Pryzdia has taught a variety of courses in a variety of disciplines including: Interdisciplinary Studies, Organizational Studies, Organizational Leadership, Project Management, Ethnic Studies, American Studies, English, History, Philosophy, Mythological Studies, and Archetypal Depth Psychology. He joined the faculty of Leadership and Integrative Studies group at Arizona State University in 2004, where he is now a senior lecturer. He is also an adjunct faculty member of Barrett, The Honors College. Pryzdia is very active within the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies. He is also the co-advisor of the ASU chapter of Alpha Iota Sigma -- the National Honor Society of the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies.

Pryzdia’s talks and writings addressing the public audience focus on the nature of consciousness where he integrates work being done within the disciplines of Philosophy, Psychology, Cognitive Biology, Quantum Physics, and Complex Dynamical Systems Theory. 

Courses taught regularly generally include:

The Nature of Consciousness; Integral Spirituality; Reinventing Organizations; Organizational Ethics; The Future of Humanity: Dialogue in the Workplace; and Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Education

  • Ph.D. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH  1994
  • M.A. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH  1987
  • B.A. Lewis University, Romeoville, IL  1986

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 365 Organizational Contexts
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 350 Diversity and Organizations
OGL 365 Organizational Contexts
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
IDS 316 Integration:Humanities Context
IDS 321 Interdisciplinary Issues
OGL 365 Organizational Contexts
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 365 Organizational Contexts
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
OGL 320 Foundations Project Management
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 365 Organizational Contexts
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
IDS 316 Integration:Humanities Context
OGL 365 Organizational Contexts
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
IDS 316 Integration:Humanities Context
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 365 Organizational Contexts
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
BIS 301 Found of Interdisc Studies
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
BIS 360 Organizational Contexts
BIS 402 Senior Seminar
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 350 Diversity and Organizations
BIS 360 Organizational Contexts
BIS 402 Senior Seminar
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIS 301 Found of Interdisc Studies
BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
BIS 360 Organizational Contexts
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
BIS 360 Organizational Contexts
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
BIS 360 Organizational Contexts
BIS 402 Senior Seminar
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIS 301 Found of Interdisc Studies
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
BIS 360 Organizational Contexts
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
BIS 360 Organizational Contexts
BIS 402 Senior Seminar

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