Dr. Amy Diehl is a higher ed leader currently serving as Associate Vice President & Chief Information Technology Officer at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, USA, responsible for university technology services, institutional research and assessment.
She has a PhD in administration and leadership from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her doctoral dissertation focused on how women leaders in higher education make meaning of adversity.
She’s a frequent speaker at international, national, and regional conferences on challenges women leaders experience. She also guest lectures and consults on unconscious gender bias, helping individuals and organizations learn how to identify and eliminate such bias.
She was named a 2019 Central Penn Business Journal Woman of Influence and received the 2016 Women and Leadership Affinity Group Outstanding Scholarship for Emerging Scholars Award from the International Leadership Association.
Her research has been published in academic journals: Human Resource Development Quarterly, Journal of Leadership Studies, Gender in Management: An International Journal, and Advancing Women in Leadership. She’s also contributed chapters to Women and Leadership in Higher Education, the first volume in the International Leadership Association’s Women and Leadership book series and the Handbook of Research on Gender and Leadership, Edward Elgar Publishing.