Dr. Julie Bjorkman is Assistant Professor and Director of the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.
Dr. Bjorkman has been serving as an adjunct instructor in the Ed.D. program since it began in 2009, while continuing her professional career in organization development (OD), HR transformation, change communications and employee engagement. She graduated with her Ph.D. in OD in 2007 from the globally-recognized program at Benedictine.
Her professional experiences with multinational corporations such as GE, HSBC, British Petroleum, Allstate, Sara Lee, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals have given her a wealth of on-the-job experience with organizational change and leadership development.
Dr. Bjorkman earned her bachelor’s degree in English from John Carroll University, and her master’s degree in OD from Case Western Reserve University. She is a published author on change communication and continues to conduct research, write, and consult with organizations on this topic.