Alumni College speaker Jill Lindsey

Dr. Jill Lindsey is a tenured Professor and the Chair of the Department of Leadership Studies in Education & Organizations in the College of Education & Human Services at Wright State University. As department chair she has responsibility for nineteen programs related to organizational studies, organizational leadership, leader development, educational leadership, educational technology, higher education, and career & technical education. She has published more than 50 articles and technical reports, and has research grants exceeding five million dollars. Dr. Lindsey has been a consultant for twenty-five years providing services related to organizational improvement and program evaluation with particular expertise in focus group research and strategic planning. She has established a national consulting reputation as an evaluator, and has completed professional development program evaluations for school districts in ten states in the U.S., as well as evaluations for U.S. Air Force Technical Training programs and Veterans Administration Continuing Medical Education programs.  Dr. Lindsey also serves as the Associate Director for Research for the Ohio Education Research Center.  In that role, she provides leadership for the center’s Research Agenda Council and oversight for grant awards related to Ohio’s Race to the Top school improvement efforts.  Dr. Lindsey’s personal research agenda focuses on leadership development and program evaluation. Dr. Lindsey is currently serving on the Ohio Board of Regents’ Performance Funding Task Force and the International Leadership Association’s Program Review Task Force.