PhD, The University of Texas at Austin; MS, The University of Texas at San Antonio, BS, Texas Tech University

Research Interests

Adult learning; online education; training; leadership; performance improvement


Dr. Grunwald has been an educator for over 25 years, serving in a variety of positions from teacher and principal to district-level administrator. She has also taught and served in a variety of positions at institutions of higher education. Since 2004 she has served as a consultant to organizations, offering training and support on leadership, training, and curriculum development issues. She has made presentations at conferences on topics that include online education and meeting the needs of adult learners. Dr. Grunwald joined Walden’s faculty in 2005 and has taught courses in the education program. She currently serves as a mentor and dissertation committee member in the business programs.