Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Social Work
Director, Master of Public Administration Program
MPA,PhD, University of Colorado, 1997: ethics, organizational theory, public administration reform.
Dr. Killian is the interim Chair of the Department of Social Work , a past and current MPA Program Director, and has held positions on the executive boards of the American Society for Public Administration and the Society of Women in Public Administration. She has authored, co-authored, and edited books and articles relevant to local governance, nonprofit management, and education. Research and teaching interests include organization theory and behavior, ethics, leadership, and administrative reform.