DBA, University of Sarasota; MBA, Saint Leo University; BS, The University of Tampa

Research Interests

Information system technology; technology and social change; business administration; entrepreneurship; impact of technology on international business; leadership in international business; learning in the online environment


Dr. Tipton has spent more than 10 years as a professor and dean at a university in Florida. Her background includes teaching and developing courses online and teaching in-residence and blended classes in business, technology, and international business. As dean, she opened a campus in Florida and implemented changes in the university’s online learning environment. She joined Walden’s faculty in 2009 as a mentor and chair in the DBA program. Dr. Tipton is a guest lecturer for universities and businesses, and she continues to consult on new technology with schools and business in staff and faculty development.