Friday, May 7th, 2010 - 17:17
Dr. Goodyear is the Chair of the Department of Public Administration at the University of Kansas. Dr. Goodyear teaches information policy and technology, organizational analysis, and organizational change. Her research focuses in the intersection between technology transitions in organizations and organizational change. Her recent publications focus on the leadership implications of technology transition failure. She recently published in the Handbook of Public Information Systems and in Transforming Public Leadership for the 21st Century. She co-authored a study of higher education chief information security officers with the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research in 2009.
From 1999 to 2005, she served as the vice provost for information services and the chief information officer for the University of Kansas. In this role, she led all campus-wide software, hardware, and networking technology services, printing services, and the KU libraries.
Dr. Goodyear holds master’s degrees in library and information science and public administration from the University of Missouri, as well as a doctorate in public administration from the University of Colorado. Dr. Goodyear is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and serves on the Executive Council of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.