Dr. Julia Teahen has over 20 years experience in distance education academic leadership, instruction, instructional design, course development, and learning outcomes assessment. She is the past President for Baker College Online and continues to teach undergraduate management and leadership courses at the college. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University, a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Doctorate of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. Her dissertation compared the differences in organizational commitment of full- and part-time faculty in distance education and traditional settings. Her research interests include distance education, social networking, classroom technologies, management history, and cross-cultural leadership.
She is a member of the following professional organizations: The Academy of Management, Midwest Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, Educause, Eduventures Online Higher Education Consortium, Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C), WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies, and the North American Management Society. Dr. Teahen serves as the Managing Editor of the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies and the Editor of the Journal of the North American Management Association.