Fran Wilkinson

Senior Associate Dean

Dr. Frances C. Wilkinson is the Senior Associate Dean of University Libraries and a Professor of Librarianship at the University of New Mexico. She is responsible for Administrative Services including facilities, budget and cost management, marketing and human resources. She also oversees Information Technology Services, the Organization, Information & Learning Sciences program and Assessment and Space.

She received her Bachelor of Arts, with distinction, in Communication her Master of Public Administration, and her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of New Mexico. She received her Master of Library Science from the University of Arizona. A member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and a past president and treasurer of the UNM chapter, she is also a member of the Pi Alpha Alpha (Public Administration) and Pi Lambda Theta (Education) Academic Honor Societies.

She is the author of five books and over fifty articles, chapters, columns, and reports. She teaches graduate courses in the Organization, Information, and Learning Sciences program. Her research and consulting interests include leadership, management, organizational development, competitive procurement, disaster preparedness and recovery, acquisitions, and computer ergonomics

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OILS 593 – Qualitative Methods for Social and Learning Sciences
OILS 693 – Advanced Seminar in Organizational Leadership