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Doug Leigh, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Florida State University; M.S., Florida State University; B.A., Florida State University

Dr. Doug Leigh earned his Ph.D. in instructional systems from Florida State University, where he served as a technical director of projects with various local, state, and federal agencies. His current research, publication, and lecture interests concern cause analysis, organizational trust, leadership visions, and alternative dispute resolution. He is coeditor of The Handbook of Selecting and Implementing Performance Interventions (Wiley, 2010) and coauthor of Assessment Book: Applied Strategic Thinking and Performance Improvement Through Self-Assessments (HRD Press, 2008), Strategic Planning for Success: Aligning People, Performance and Payoffs (Jossey-Bass, 2003) and Useful Educational Results: Defining, Prioritizing, and Accomplishing (Proactive Publishing, 2001).

Leigh is an associate director of Roger Kaufman & Associates, two time chair of the American Evaluation Association's Needs Assessment Topic Interest Group, and past editor-in-chief the International Society for Performance Improvement's (ISPI) monthly professional journal, Performance Improvement. A lifetime member of ISPI, he has most recently served as chair of its Research Committee.



  • 766: Research Design and Analysis
  • 787: Comprehensive Examination Seminar
  • 791: Dissertation Research

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