Joyce Mac Kinnon EdD, PT

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Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor
Dean's Office
Coleman Hall
1140 W. Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: 317-274-1029
Fax: 317-274-4723


Education & Training

  • Graduate Certificate in Bioethics, Indiana University (in progress)
  • EdD, Higher Education Administration, North Carolina State University
  • MPT, Baylor University
  • BA, Ohio Wesleyan University

Research & Clinical Interests

Current research focuses on issues in bioethics, particularly as they relate to end of life decisions and parental consent. Also engaged in research focusing on international doctoral education. Maintain licensure as a physical therapist but no longer practice clinically.

Honors & Awards

  • Visiting Professor, Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Fullbright Senior Specialist

Teaching Activities

Research methodology, critical inquiry for healthcare professional.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Friedrich-Nel H, Mac Kinnon J. The quality culture in doctoral education: Establishing the critical role of the doctoral supervisor. Innovations in Ed and Teaching Int. Published online August 31, 2017. Taylor Francis doi10.1080/14703297.2017.1371059.
  • Mac Kinnon J, Comer A. The influence of culture, values and faith on end of life decisions. In Healthcare Ethics for Healthcare Professionals. 2017. Eds: Lategan LOK & Van Zyl G. Sun Media, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Pp 54-63.
  • Friedrich-Nel H, Mac Kinnon J. Assessment central to quality doctoral education. In Get Ready, Get Set, Go. 2017. Ed: Lategan LOK. Sun Media, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Pp 77-82.