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Kathleen Schulin

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Public Policy and Administration

Degree ProgramPh.D. Public Policy and Administration

Dr. Schulin brings a full breadth of experience gained through a variety of progressively complex organizational leadership, mentoring, and graduate-level teaching experiences. While her overall focus has been public service, her experiences include both public and private sector organizations. Dr. Schulin’s early career was politically focused – national and local. Her middle years evolved around U.S. National Security – operations and policy. Dr. Schulin's later years were spent teaching and leading graduate programs within the U.S. Department of Defense and now as a contributing faculty member with Walden University where she supports Doctoral students as a Committee Member and as a University Research Reviewer. Dr. Schulin earned her Doctorate in Planning and Development Systems (DPDS) from the University of Southern California; her focus was leadership and leader development.

Courses Taught

PPPA 9000A - Dissertation


Doctorate of Planning & Development Studies (DPDS), University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA United States

Senior Officials in National Security Executive Program, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government - Cambridge, MA United States

Leadership for a Democratic Society, Federal Executive Institute - Charlottesville, VA United States

National Security Resources Management, National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces - Washington, DC United States

MPA, University of Southern California

BA, George Mason University

Awards / Honors

Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award, U.S. Department of Defense, Chairman, Joint Staff, 2013

Army Superior Civilian Service Award, U.S. Army, 1994

Army Superior Civilian Service Award, U.S. Army, 1990

Army Commander's Award for Civilian Service, U.S. Army, 1988

Finalist, Chief Information Officer Magazine eGov Award, Chief Information Officer Magazine, 2001

National Defense University - President's Award -, U.S. Department of Defense, National Defense University, 2007

Graduate, Defense Leadership & Management Program, U.S. Department of Defense, 2009

Selected, Presidential Management Intern , U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1982

Pi Alpha Alpha, University of Southern California, 1981


Schulin, K., Crane, N., Downes, C., Irish, P., Lachow, I., McCully, M., McDaniel, E. (2009). Leadership imperatives of the information age Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management

Schulin, K. M., McCully, M. (2006). Learning on the go: can and will leaders learn by listening Proceedings of the International Association for Development of the Information Society: Mobile Learning 2006

Schulin, K. M., McCully, M. (2004). Click and bricks: transforming education Academic Exchange Quarterly

Schulin, K. M. (1992). Supply careerists: civilian quartermasters Quartermaster Bulletin

Schulin, K. M., Harvey, M. E. (1988). Weapon systems management Army Logistician


Schulin, K. M. (2012). U.S. Defense Intelligency Agency

Schulin, K. M., Gearhart, D. (. (2011). Pedagogy for learning with simulations

Gearhart, D., McNair, P., Schulin, K. M. (2011). Innovations in anytime anywhere military education

Schulin, K. M. (2011). U.S. Defense Intelligency Agency

Schulin, K. M. (2008). Developing national information leadership - the role of Chief Information Officers, governance & values U.S. Department of State

Schulin, K. M. (2010). U.S. Defense Intelligency Agency

Schulin, K. M. (2009). What is a Chief Information Officer? U.S. Army Medical Command

Schulin, K. M. (2009). eGovernment Leadership U.S. Agency for International Defense, Telecommunications Training Institute

Schulin, K. M., Crane, N., Downes, C., Irish, P., Lachow, I., McCully, M., McDaniel, E. (2008). Leadership imperatives of the information age New York Institute of Technology

Schulin, K. M., McCully, M. (2006). Bricks, clicks, and pods: transforming education

Schulin, K. M. (2005). Information Sharing Romania's National Defense Resources Management College

Schulin, K. M., McCully, M. (2004). Clicks and bricks: transforming education U.S. National Defense University

Schulin, K. M., McCully, M. (2005). On-line education: a means to educate information age leaders

Schulin, K. M. (1994). U.S. Army force projection supply initiatives U.S. Army Pacific

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