Susan Madsen

Susan Madsen

Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership & Ethics

Office: WB-225

Phone: 801-863-6176

Mailstop: 205

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Dr./Prof. Susan R. Madsen is the Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership & Ethics in the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University. She is also a Visiting Fellow of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Zagreb (Croatia). Dr. Madsen is the Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project and has led efforts in Utah to get more women to graduate from college and to help more girls and women find their voices and become leaders. Professor Madsen and her team have written many Utah research and policy briefs and snapshots and hosted events to support the mission of their work. Susan is a well-known global scholar, authoring or editing six books and publishing hundreds of articles, chapters, and reports. She is a sought-after speaker in local, national, and international settings. For example, she has presented at the New York Times, Argentina Parliament Palace, House of Commons in England, and NGO sessions at the United Nations. She serves on many nonprofit, community, and education boards and committees, including Silicon Slopes, Envision Utah, Real Women Run, Utah Women in Higher Education Network, United Way of Utah County, Junior League of Salt Lake, and Better Days 2020. Dr. Madsen received a bachelor?s degree from BYU, masters from Portland State, and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota. She and her husband Greg are the proud parents of four adult children and two grandchildren.

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