Research and Development & Leader Coach
Julie Kunselman is a leader coach and the research and development leader with Studer Education where she coaches and supports executive leaders in data-driven approaches to improving organizational performance and outcomes.
Julie has two decades of higher education experience as a professor and administrator. She began her career in education as a high school math teacher with Teach For America and as an adjunct math instructor in Kentucky’s Community and Technical College System. Julie began her tenure at the University of West Florida as an assistant and then associate professor and associate dean. At Northern Kentucky University, Julie served as a department chair where she oversaw 28 full-time faculty and 1,200 majors across five academic programs, including an accredited graduate program and a university-wide undergraduate program.
As a coach and research and development leader at Studer Education, Julie coaches and supports executive leaders in higher education and public organizations on ways to improve, align and measure performance for system-wide improvement.
Ph.D. Urban and Public Affairs | University of Louisville
M.P.A. Public Administration | University of Louisville
B.S. Mathematics | Gannon University
Higher Education Coaching, Continuous Improvement, Strategic Planning, Performance Improvement, Program Evaluation, Higher Education Accreditation, Research Methods, Data Analysis, Applied Research, Short-Cycle and Systems Improvement, Measurement
Evidence-Based Leadership, Nine Principles for Organizational Excellence
BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE
Julie is a frequent author on education topics, including leadership and administration, public policy and engagement. She also has coauthored three textbooks and contributed to more than 20 monographs, grants and community research partnerships. Select publications include:
Leadership and administrative discretion: Rohr’s Ethics for Bureaucrats revisited.
Public Personnel Management, 2006
Macro and Micro Issues. A chapter for Controversial Issues in Research Methods
Anderson Publishing, 2004
Mentoring in academia: A commitment that facilitates professional development.
Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 2003
Broadening the education experience: Findings from a K-12 and Higher Education service learning pilot project.
Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
Reinventing Government: The Views of Police Middle Managers
Police Quarterly, 2000