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Donald Munday, Ed.D.

Dr. Donald Munday presently owns a private investigation agency. Prior to that venture he was a Dean of Assessment for the University of Phoenix. He was a police officer for over 23 years, serving with the Wichita Police Department for over 20 years at different ranks. Dr. Munday worked in many assignments such as the Community Policing Unit, Exploited and Missing Child Unit, Patrol Division, Planning and Research Division, and the Vice/Organized Crime Unit. He was awarded the Devore Foundation “Excellent in Public Service Award,” Bronze Wreath of Meritorious Service (2), a Bronze Wreath of Valor, and the Civic Achievement Award. Dr. Munday then became the Chief of Police for the City of Bel Aire where he established a successful Community Policing philosophy and restructured the department to better serve the community. Dr. Munday has held various faculty positions teaching criminal justice, business ethics, leadership, and management courses in university settings for many years. He has presented at many conferences concerning Adult Learning Strategies, Community Policing, Employee/Organization Communication, and Education/Training Assessment. Dr. Munday was a contributing author to a Criminal Investigation textbook and a non-fiction law enforcement book. Recently, he published an article entitled, “Transferability” which appears on the Fraternal Order of Police “Education Connect” website. Also, his work entitled, “Five Critical Soft Skills When Evaluating Potential Officers,” was published in Law Enforcement Today, Sept. 2017. Dr. Munday earned a B.S. in Human Resource Management and Masters Degree in Management from Friends University. He earned an Ed.D. in Occupational and Adult Education from Oklahoma State University.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
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American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies