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Keith Dutton

Instructional Assistant Professor
Management and Quantitative Methods
State Farm Hall of Business - SFH 112
Office Hours
Virtual this academic year, 2020-2021
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Prior to joining the MQM faculty in 2008, Keith's career included over 20 years of management and leadership experience as a public safety director, CEO, senior state administrator, and corporate HR director/business partner. He has earned national recognition and state-wide awards for his leadership, business practices, creative service delivery, and public education. He is a graduate of the Weinberg Institute's Problem-Solving Leadership program and has received advanced training in team development and facilitation. Keith has presented at over 40 regional and state conferences and previously wrote a monthly management column for a web-based public safety journal.

Teaching Interests & Areas

Team Development
Human Resources

MS Human Resources

Wilmington University
New Castle, DE, USA

BS Journalism and Health Sciences

Excelsior College
Albany, NY, USA


Importance of Tapping into Your Emotional Intelligence to Resolve Conflict. On-Campus Seminar. Office of Student Affairs, Illinois State University. (2019)
Leadership Lessons from the Zombie Apocalypse. Best Management Practices. Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network. (2019)
“Peeling Away the Generational Issues in Today’s Workplace,” Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives, Bloomington, IL, October, 2018. Annual Conference. Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives. (2018)
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