Elena Svetieva, PhD

Elena Svetieva, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Leadership Communication at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, where she serves as faculty and leadership track director. Her research specializes in deception/honesty, feedback, and emotion, using both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Prior to joining UCCS, Elena was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC and the Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics in Lisbon, Portugal. Elena holds a PhD in Communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a BA(Hons) in Psychology from the University of Sydney, Australia.