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McNutt, Mindy

Mindy Sue McNutt Wright State University, USA

Mindy S. McNutt, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Leadership at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She earned her B.A. in Communication, M.S. in Personnel Counseling, and Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from Wright State; and her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University.  Currently she teaches in all three leadership programs at Wright State, the undergraduate program in Organizational Leadership, the Master of Science in Leadership Development, and the Doctorate in Organizational Studies.


Dr. McNutt has engaged in leadership curriculum development for over 30 years for high school youth, undergraduate curricular and extra-curricular programs, and most recently served with several faculty colleagues to write the proposal for the Doctorate in Organizational Studies. At Wright State and at several area community colleges, she has held a variety of leadership positions including, among others, academic vice president, campus dean, and dean of student services and institutional advancement. Additionally, Dr. McNutt is or has been involved in a number of boards and committees at the local, state, and national levels.

Among her varied research interests are leadership education, transformational leadership, women in leadership, leader values, and a current project examining the relationship between values and organizational culture.   She has been involved in several projects of significance: serving as an Associate Editor of the International Leadership Association Building Leadership Bridges book entitled LEADERSHIP 2050: Contextualizing Global Leadership Processes for the Future; and collaborating with a nation-wide team to create and serve as faculty for the international Leadership Education Academy.