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Dr. Adria D. Toliver Lemelle


[Toliver Lemelle, Dr. Adria D.]
  • Lecturer


In her role as Senior Psychologist, Adria is responsible for developing and implementing hiring solutions, and conducting organizational research. Adria has experience in assessment solutions consulting and her areas of specialization include executive assessments, job analysis and competency modeling.

Adria began her career a consultant at an executive assessment firm, where she conducted research on cognitive assessment test batteries, assessment center simulations, and leadership characteristics. Immediately prior to joining AT&T, Adria was an external consultant for Assess Systems, where she helped leaders improve their effectiveness through individual assessments and coaching. 

Adria is co-author of the article The Character to Lead: A Closer Look at Character in Leadership published in the December, 2010 issue of the Consulting Psychology Journal.  Adria holds a B.S. in Psychology from Agnes Scott College and received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Texas at Arlington.


    • Sept 2013 to Present Adjunct Faculty
      Art Institute of Dallas


      Journal Article 2010
      • The character to lead: A closer look at character in leadership. Grahek, M., Thompson, A. D., and Toliver, A. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research, 62, 270-290.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]