photograph of Kat Lui

Kat Lui, Ph.D., joined Metropolitan State University in 2014 following three years as Associate Dean for the College of Management at the University of Wisconsin - Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Before that, she held several positions at the University of Wisconsin - Stout as Professor in the Department of Operations and Management, Graduate Program Director of the Training and Human Resource Development program, and Cervenka endowed chair in People Process Culture.

Kat is the author of numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals focused on teaching and learning, healthy workplaces, organizational change, and ethics education. Her career spans over 15 years in higher education teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in human resource development. In 2004, she was selected as a Wisconsin Teaching Fellow for the University of Wisconsin System. She currently serves as an evaluator for the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

Kat holds a B.S. in Recreation Therapy and an M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado where she was awarded the Graduate Dean's Citation for Excellence. She also holds an M.A. in Organizational Development and a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems from the Fielding Graduate University.