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Kathryn Woods

Kathryn Woods



“I enjoy working with students from diverse backgrounds. Our programs offer opportunities for students who maintain many different levels of life and work experiences to study together and learn from one another as they share their experiences and find different ways to apply the course content in their personal and professional environments.” Kathryn Woods on what excites her about working at Austin Peay

EdD, Leadership and Professional Practice, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2009

MBA, Leadership, Lipscomb University, 2003

BBA, Management and Marketing, Freed-Hardeman University, 2002

Kathryn Woods is an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Leadership. She has work experience in healthcare administration and financial services. She teaches courses in Ethics, Leadership Development, Innovation, and Strategy.

Organizational behavior, leadership education, digital leadership profiles, online learning, non-traditional students

  • Damron, T. & Woods, K. (September, 2021). Crafting Community: Kings Bluff Brewery Social Media Marketing. Global Journal of Business Pedagogy, 5(1), 18 – 26.
  • Woods, K. (December, 2019). Artificial Intelligence and the Learning Experience: The Impact of Augmented and Virtual Reality on Teaching and Learning. In Stachowicz-Stanusch, A. & Amann, W. (Eds.), Management and Business Education in the Time of Artificial Intelligence: The Need to Rethink, Retrain, Redesign. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Woods, K., Gomez, M. & Arnold, M. (July, 2019). Using Social Media as a Tool for Learning in Higher Education. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 14(3), 1 - 14.
  • Woods, K. (January, 2019). University Students' Perceptions of Generational Issues in the Workplace. Journal of Leadership Education, 18(1), 102 - 115.
  • Frogge, G. & Woods, K. (April, 2018). Characteristics and Tendencies of First and Second-Generation University Students. College Quarterly, 21(2).
  • Woods, K. (December, 2017). Today's Student, Tomorrow's Leader: Using Case Studies to Prepare College Students to Make Real-world Ethical Decisions. In Stachowicz-Stanusch, A. & Amann, W. (Eds.), Fostering Sustainability by Management Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Woods, K. & Frogge, G. (June, 2017). Preferences and Experiences of Traditional and Non-Traditional University Students. The Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 65(2), 94 – 105.
  • Woods, K. & Damron, T. (January, 2017). And the Crowd Goes Wild: Examining a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign. The CASE Journal, 13(1), 152 - 162.
  • Woods, K. & Bliss, K. (October, 2016). Facilitating Successful Online Discussions. Journal of Effective Teaching, 16(2), 76 – 92.
  • Woods, K. (April, 2016). Organizational Ambidexterity and the Multi-Generational Workforce. Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications, and Conflict, (20)1, 95 – 111.
  • Woods, K. (November, 2015). Encouraging and Increasing Student Engagement and Participation in an Online Classroom. In C. Agyeman, L. Kyei-Blankson, J. Blankson & E. Ntuli (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Strategic Management of Interaction, Presence, and Participation in Online Courses (pp. 426 – 447). Hershey, PA: IGI-Global.
  • Woods, K. (September, 2015). Exploring the Relationship between Employee Turnover Rate and Customer Satisfaction Levels. The Exchange, 4(1), 33 – 43.
  • Woods, K. (September, 2015). Crisis Management in Public Relations: What does it take to earn public forgiveness? Review of Management Innovation and Creativity, 8(23), 13-30.